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Meditation Myths

Read This If You Think Meditation Doesn't Work For You

OWN | Posted 04.13.2015 | OWN

Meditation has a wealth of well-documented physical and emotional benefits, from helping to relieve stress and anxiety to managing pain and chronic il...

Sasha Bronner

12 Myths About Meditation We Have To Stop Believing | Sasha Bronner | Posted 03.09.2015 | Healthy Living

With meditation practices on the rise, it makes sense that there is some confusion out there. Myths, misnomers and misinformation are to be expected -...

10 Myths About Meditation, Busted

Bhanu Narasimhan | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Bhanu Narasimhan

While there are misconceptions and myths about many topics, one of the most popular topics is meditation. Say the word, "meditation" and all kinds of images and notions come up. Is this for me? I can't sit for long hours. Who wants to meditate anyway?

Silencing the Myth of Meditation: You Don't Have to Sit Still to Be Present

Rebecca Lammersen | Posted 05.28.2013 | Healthy Living
Rebecca Lammersen

The brain and the mind are two separate parts, as are the spirit and the soul. In order for them to work synergistically, they must be studied separately, understood individually and then, connected together.

7 Myths Of Meditation, BUSTED

Deepak Chopra | Posted 05.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Deepak Chopra

Despite the growing popularity of meditation, prevailing misconceptions about the practice are a barrier that prevents many people from trying meditation and receiving its profound benefits for the body, mind, and spirit. Here are seven of the most common meditation myths, dispelled.

Dispelling Meditation's Most Common Myths

Jeanne Ball | Posted 07.16.2011 | Healthy Living
Jeanne Ball

An active mind is no hindrance to meditation -- not if you learn an effortless technique for transcending (going beyond thought).

Seven Myths about Meditation

Kay Goldstein | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kay Goldstein

The real challenge is to stay with mediation long enough to start noticing how incredibly engaging the process can be as whole new worlds of awareness and sensation open to us. It's anything but boring.