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I Want to Do Yoga and Meditation Daily

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    Beginner to Yoga and Meditation

    Well, I began today...not a new years resolution at all...I began more because I get so stressed out and angered so easily lately..and I began practicing Hinduism...and so today I started. I just kept breathing slowly in and out and counting and for a few seconds I was in a...
    calialexis4u calialexis4u 18-21 Jan 5, 2009

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    5 Minutes A Day

    While we lay in bed at night, waiting to fall asleep, we could easily spend what could be the best 5 minutes of the day.I wrote the following breathing exercise to help sleep uninterrupted from bad dreams, stress, anxiety or tension.Try this!Lay on your back with one or both...
    gsparky22 gsparky22 41-45, M 1 Response Dec 3, 2012

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    About Good Day

    Last friday.. Alarm rang at 4am, opened eyes and prayed and went for Bathing.. Then fed my dog and left the home for exercise along my dog..and returned after hard practice with very my friends.. Some jokes, fun & enjoyment in morning. Then backed to home about 7am.. Made...
    mukezation mukezation 18-21, M Mar 20, 2013

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    Did I Really Just Break A Sweat? L. O. L.

    It's not like those poses are comfortable, they're like.... my *** just got a beating. It's sore.
    Infinite9 Infinite9 70+, F May 9, 2012

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    Zen Garden

    just for today let go of anger just for today let go of worry just for today count your many blessings just for today do your work with intergrity just for today be kind to every living creature Always,PEACE,LIGHT&LOVE!! :)
    gr8jesus gr8jesus 51-55, M Oct 24, 2010

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    Back Again

    A plethora of thoughts percolate in my mind. Ranging anywhere from finding a grand unified theory of the universe to my need for a haircut, my thoughts don’t stop.  That’s a problem I am going to overcome this year, I am going to slow down my...
    Smokeseek Smokeseek 36-40, M 2 Responses Jan 16, 2009

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    I really need to - it would help a ton with my

    anxiety, but I haven't in a while. Anyone else in the same boat?
    earthquakeweather earthquakeweather 22-25 3 Responses Jun 27

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    I've had a bug interest in meditation I

    researched it for a while and found out it was a great hobby for me it is not for everyone I did it daily before bed and became a pro I don't do it as much now because I found my inner woman then I went into yoga but i didn't get very far and quit
    flowerpie flowerpie 13-15, F Jul 13

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    A New Years Resolution Of Sorts

    This year I have decided to do something about my fitness levels (I am not fit by any means). Looking into it, I am thinking yoga may be something I could both do and enjoy. So my resolution (of sorts) for the year is to give yoga a serious go, and if I enjoy it continue in it. I...
    TheWanderingSupertramp TheWanderingSupertramp 22-25, M Jan 9, 2013

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    My New Year’s Resolution

        This year I have decided to try and focus on one thing at a time. I have a habit in myself learning process to read two to three books at the same time, all about different subjects, then half way through one book, my interest’s would shift and I would stop...
    EverlastingSpirit EverlastingSpirit 70+, F 1 Response Feb 2, 2009

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    lanie2013 lanie2013 31-35, F May 29, 2013

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    My Experience With Yoga

    When my neighbor taught me how to do breathing practice, I am just 16 years old. I start practicing and my journey towards spirituality or yoga started. Philosophy and religious books consumed most of my time. My neighbor is a religious guy but he did have respect for other...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 13, 2013

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    Been thinking about this

    for a while now. Not one for participation in anything much. But I do like the idea of spiritual and slow gentle exercise. Been looking at some on line posts lately. Sounds interesting.
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M 1 Response Jul 13

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    Late Night Yoga

    I have an EP guru. My guru opens my mind to a lot of spiritual and philosophical ideas. Ideas that I have known before; but perhaps through the course of my life, has been abandoned by the world's fast ride. And now, it's like reading something familiar, yet unable to grasp its...
    Sylphy Sylphy 41-45, F 34 Responses Feb 28, 2010

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    Meditating Every Day

    I've been meditating every day for a few years now, and it's really helped me. I used to do yoga and miss it. I've been using my yoga mat under my meditation pillow, for my knees. The two together are the best! I feel so centred after I meditate. Got to exercise too, I feel blah...
    UndergroundAngel UndergroundAngel 26-30, F 3 Responses Jun 22, 2008

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    I want to do Meditation,

    but I just can't figured out, even though I use I Meditation, I believe that Meditation helps you find the real/truth you.
    IsaMatic IsaMatic 13-15, F 4 Responses Apr 9

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    Pain In Life

    An aging Zen master grew tired of his student complaining, and so, one morning, sent him for some salt. When the apprentice returned, the master instructed the unhappy young man to put a handful of salt in a glass of water and then to drink it. "How does it taste?" the master...
    lanie2013 lanie2013 31-35, F Apr 5, 2013

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    A Teacher Again ...

    Yoga and meditation used to be an important part of my daily life.   For various reasons I stopped practicing in the 1990s and haven't really returned to it regularly.   It's something I really aim to do in the coming weeks as I want to take up teaching yoga...
    womaninbliss womaninbliss 51-55, F 7 Responses Oct 9, 2010

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    Ancient Technology For Us Modern Scatterheads

    I've been practicing yoga and meditation for about 7 years. It's had a HUGE impact on my life. I'm more joyous, my whole experience of life is richer. I have more energy and process things quicker -- what used to bother me for a week, lasts for a day -- what bothered me for a...
    charlotteBK charlotteBK 31-35 Jul 7, 2011

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    Complex Human

    This is so true. How many of us have forgotten that the essence of life is to live in the present and not to worry too much about the past and the future? I mean, it is ok to think about the future and look back to your past. Our future and past guide us. But if we cling on them...
    lanie2013 lanie2013 31-35, F Apr 19, 2013

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    lanie2013 lanie2013 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 28, 2013

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    Pottery

    I once visited a pottery-making shop. A guy, who was probably in his mid-50s, was showing us how a jar is made. He said you have to have the correct hand pressure to shape the clay. I was amazed as he slowly mold the clay into a beautiful jar with his gentle yet firm hands...
    lanie2013 lanie2013 31-35, F May 6, 2013

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    Yoga and Meditation,an Introduction

    Dear friend,                       Yoga means 'to bind'.It also means union,with the higher self and spirit. A part of yoga ,which has eight main disciplines to be followed...
    auronarayan auronarayan 41-45 Apr 28, 2008

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    I Love Yoga

    It is relaxing and plesant for the senses.. :)
    gr8jesus gr8jesus 51-55, M Oct 24, 2010

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    At Least 4-5 Days A Week

    I've been meaning to do this for a while, but I never seem to stick to the plan I'm trying to meditate for around 20 minutes a few days a week. Just listening to calming music and letting the thoughts come and go. I believe this will help me in many ways, but more specifically...
    SparkLilly SparkLilly 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 16, 2011

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    Things I Learned From A Lawyer Who Sold His Ferrari

    I just met Julian Mantle, a successful and smart American lawyer who had nothing in mind but work. One day, he suddenly fainted in the middle of the courtroom. When he woke up, his doctor gave him two options: give up being a lawyer or give up life. That was his wake up call. He...
    lanie2013 lanie2013 31-35, F Mar 31, 2013

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    I've Always Though

    of how relaxing it is to meditate. I took a yoga and pillaties class before..and at the very end of stretching every limb to it's max potential, we'd meditate in total silence..and it's sheer relaxation..besides the fact of being with 30 other strangers..but i'd just clear my...
    lostprophet lostprophet 22-25, F Dec 26, 2009

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    Yoga and Meditation,an Introduction

    Dear friend,                       Yoga means 'to bind'.It also means union,with the higher self and spirit. A part of yoga ,which has eight main disciplines to be followed...
    auronarayan auronarayan 41-45 Apr 28, 2008

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    They say that meditation is a door to find the

    "true yourself" and the inner happiness that's not influenced by external life. They say that in order to meditate, you have to relax your body through techniques like breathing exercises. And they say that meditation is about focusing on one subject and to control our monkey...
    ITnoij ITnoij 16-17, M 2 Responses Jan 6

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    lanie2013 lanie2013 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 10, 2013

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    I started yoga last year

    and went to a studio for a month, but then I stopped going. This year I tried to do it myself at home, but I almost never feel relaxed or refreshed. I've recently read something that said, if yoga doesn't make you feel good then it's not yoga. I really want to improve myself...
    DonnaDoe DonnaDoe 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 13

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    Human Mind

    animals don't worry because they don't think they think in pictures , that's their language . not the alphabets we use . i now days am trying to switch back to thinking in pictures , it has a few big advantages . lesser things to worry about , faster responses while playing...
    LOVEoverRIDE LOVEoverRIDE 26-30, M 1 Response May 22, 2012

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    Yoga & Meditation

    I always have been interested in doing yoga & meditation.  I wanted to take some classes and never happened.  About 2 weeks ago, I bought myself a yoga DVD and I'm planning on doing it a few times a week.  Also talking to a few people, also inspired me.  I'm...
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr 36-40, F Apr 3, 2010

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    Related Experiences

    I have this part of technique to try still in full according to the books - how ever I unintentionally did a few in my life already , named it self introspection on FB , turns out...
    stephenrko stephenrko 31-35, M 5 days ago

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    I have been really down for the past 2 years. It happened because of lots of things, but the main ingredient was a broken heart. Either way, lots of other things played a factor...
    milehighHeartbreak milehighHeartbreak 31-35, M 2 Responses Aug 20

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    Top Secrets of a Long Lasting Relationship 1. Talk Speak more about the things you don’t like in your relationship and don’t forget to talk about what you like. 2. Listen...
    maurya1344 maurya1344 26-30, M Aug 5

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    Yoga has opened up my mind and soul to all possibilities, hard or easy. Namaste
    ComplicatedCat ComplicatedCat 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    I am a single lady of 57, I'd never heard of Sister Wives or polygamy until the television show. The very first episode I realized THIS was the type of family I'd always dreamt of...
    Darklydancing Darklydancing 56-60, F 1 Response Jul 31

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    I've been doing yoga off and on four about 12 years and I want to be doing it more ON than OFF. I know that part of yoga is about discipline and I just need to find to mental...
    simplycomplex82 simplycomplex82 31-35, M Aug 1

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    I sometime make a quick Starbucks run, wearing black yoga pants, flip flops and hoodie sweater, its comfortable. I get a few stares from people, but I find them to be positive...
    Nicholas242 Nicholas242 31-35, M Aug 18

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    I have recently read comments by people that they are not good at yoga. The beauty of yoga is that it is not a contest. There is no good or bad yoga. I just read this interesting...
    Jim44444 Jim44444 61-65, M 4 Responses Aug 5

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    i am 21 year old guy ,i know most of guys and girls of my age thinks like same ... lol i did only twice in my life . that's why probably i want more ..lol
    rev429 rev429 18-21, M 5 hrs ago

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    I have been practicing yoga for two years now. I regularly practice Bikram & Aerial Yoga. It puts me at ease and helps clear my mind. Aside from the mental health benefits, yoga...
    lovelywanderlust lovelywanderlust 26-30, F 4 Responses Jul 31

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    I'm a 55 year old single mom. My son is 26 years old and he still lives at home. As I've posted before he hates when I wear yoga pants because it draws sexual attention to me. But...
    yogamom55 yogamom55 51-55, F 8 Responses Aug 13

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    Yoga is one thing i really recommend all the ladies, or even guys to do...it just is so amazing and useful in everyway. You will understand your body well and is a very healthy...
    yumiflyhigh yumiflyhigh 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 30

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    My mom and I do yoga every night since I was a young girl we did yoga we have a class once a week and we do it at night the other days of the week it is so good for you and...
    BeautifulBabygirlkayla BeautifulBabygirlkayla 16-17, F Aug 18

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    I do my yoga while naked, to my yoga videos.
    jamesmark4 jamesmark4 66-70, M a week ago

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    18 years old. Im supposed to be at the University of Memphis. Undergrad. Major in biology. Preparing myself for medical school and becoming a neurologist. Im supposed to be in...
    Acebo Acebo 18-21, F 17 Responses Jul 30

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    I'm a single 55 year old mom and my son lives in my house . I wear yoga clothes all day but my son says "you can't wear that because it draws sexual attention to you." But I love...
    yogamom55 yogamom55 51-55, F 9 Responses Aug 4

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