Jay Vidyarthi is the User Experience Lead for Muse and a practicing meditator in various traditions. He sent us this post to share with the community.
Get inspired by this post from Paul Baranowski, software development team lead at InteraXon and a Buddhist meditation teacher who has been practicing for over 11 years. Paul runs a meditation group in Toronto called Luminous Ground.
There’s no denying that Thanksgiving is a happy and celebratory time as family and friends gather together to give thanks, but it can also be tremendously stressful, due to the commitments and obligations involved. Meditation has been proven to help reduce stress and anxiety, promote more restful sleep, increase focus and mental clarity, and improve decision-making – all things that are especially valuable during a busy holiday weekend.
As evidence mounts about the benefits of meditating, more and more people want to know how to meditate. Specifically, what are some of the best meditation techniques for beginners, and how do you make it a habit? Even those who have meditated a few times can find it hard to regularly fit meditation into their schedule, or wonder whether they are getting it right or making progress. Read on to get started with meditation, plus learn how to take your practice to the next level.
Every second counts when you’re a soccer goalkeeper like Stephanie Labbé, known for her ability to perform in high-pressure situations. Most recently seen in the 2015 FIFA Women’s World cup and the Pan Am games as a member of the Canadian Women’s National Team, Labbé relies on Muse to help her stay focused during each game and progress afterward.