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    In Ellisa Strauss’s article, “Being Mindful About Mindfulness”, she focuses on children being taught mindfulness through meditation in the classrooms. She argues that while meditation may help and benefit a child mentally and emotionally, she is worried that these children will shape into what she calls it, “corporation humanoids”. Although Strauss explains why meditation is becoming a popular practice within businesses and schools and uses evidence to back up these claims, at the same time she…

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    Andy Puddicomb Analysis

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    According to the Ted talk with Andy Puddicomb, he describes why in our daily life many distractions, anxieties, and the mind wandering condition happens. If we do not address or look after this issue, then it creates anxiety, stress, depression, frustration and sometimes mental illness too. What is mind wandering? It occurs when a person can not focus on the present moment or task. In other words, not being mindful while doing a particular task. An example of mind wandering is, if we are writing…

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    Guided Meditation Script

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    A guided meditation script is basically a simple concept. Sometimes people find that during meditation they have trouble staying awake or focusing their mind on relaxation. They can't seem to stop their minds from wandering. When people listen to someone reading a guided meditation script, they are more likely to remain focused when they meditate. In ancient times, people would chant when meditating. Today, people use a guided meditation script. These two are different but they are based on the…

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    quiet the mind and gain inner-peace (Viljoen, 2013). The act of meditation can be done in several ways, (e.g. sitting, laying down, walking, eating). Breath awareness. This type of mindfulness technique is rooted from Buddhism traditions. In Buddhist traditions it is called Anapansati Sutra. It is the simple act of breathing in and breathing out. It is the basis of any meditation program (Burke, 2016). Body scanning. Body scanning involves focusing on different areas of the body and…

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    School Meditation

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    The results for the meditation effect were positive. According to The Journal of Educational Research Volume 107, 2014-Issue 3, students had higher reading scores when they showed more effort and perseverance in learning and when they felt a sense of belonging at school. As a result of real world applications, there are many of advantages for Booker T. Washington Academy students. Solution B Another way to decrease the percentage of in-school and out of school suspension to 0% at Booker T.…

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    aesthetics ruled over the functional considerations. Integrating the works of architecture into the scheme of city planning and figurative representations, the project also discerns the importance of reading the past through partially manipulated art and philosophy. Structurally, the few remaining works of Tang timber-frame architecture all have religious associations -- the Foguang Temple and Southern Zen Temple at Mount Wuyi, or the Daoist Deity Hall in Shanxi. They advanced the timber-frame…

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    Buddhist teachings can be defined as principles which govern the way a buddhist thinks, acts and behaves. They are teachings provided by the Buddha also known as Dhamma which have had an immense impact on the lives of adherents and the community itself called the Sangha. Buddhist teachings and worship along with the Buddha himself and the Sangha combine to produce the three jewels which is centered around an Buddhist. It is important to note that to become a buddhist, one must take refuge in…

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    the room people could stay and chat while drinking tea. Over tea, I briefly interviewed a girl named Laura (she was not comfortable disclosing her last name) that was sitting next to me during the service. I first asked her why she came to these Buddhist meditation services, to which she responded that she had been coming for a few years now, she felt it was a way to disconnect with the rest of the world and relax. I then asked her how she found out about this temple that was located in Chapel…

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    The most fascinating thing about art is the difference and diversity between works of art. The drastic uniqueness of arts between periods is something that is interesting to look at because one gets to see how much changes can be made due to cultural influences and time. After visiting the Met and seeing the works of art in person, I have chosen the Statute of Dionysus Leaning On A Female Figure and the Standing Buddha Offering Protection to explore in depth. The Standing Buddha Offering…

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    Perceiving and understanding past lives for the purpose of spiritual growth and overcoming conflicts has been utilized for centuries. It doesn't matter if you are a believer in reincarnation or not. It doesn't matter if you view the imagery as mere subconscious metaphor. The process of past life regression can be extremely beneficial, even when nothing else has worked for a particular problem. You can experience a productive and successful past life regression by following these tips. 1)…

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