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ZEN BREAKS 30 — Do you work out? Body or Mind?

97. Mindfulness Is Like Physical Fitness

Ben Butrina makes an interesting comparison between exercising in a gym and practicing meditation.

The same way we go to the gym to develop some of the body’s abilities:

  • Endurance
  • Strength
  • Flexibility

We can also practice meditation to develop similar mindfulness skills:

  • Concentration
  • Sensory Clarity
  • Equanimity

He also reminds us…

ZEN BREAKS 28 — Help others, stay calm — paying attention is all you need

91. Is Helping Out a Good Investment?

What do you get for helping others? We may not get a lot of money for it, but we can get far more valuable rewards.

92. How to Be Calmer

Chinese Taoist Master, Master Gu, shares some tips…

ZEN BREAKS 27 — How mindfulness changes your brain

88. What You Practice Grows Stronger

Shauna Shapiro uses modern neuroscience and ancient wisdom to demonstrate how mindfulness can change the way we live and create positive changes in our brains.

“Research from Harvard shows the mind wanders on average 47 percent of the time 47…

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