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The List: 8 Places to Find Your Zen in Columbus

Emily Crowe Emily Crowe The List: 8 Places to Find Your Zen in Columbus

Meditation can seem overwhelming and intimidating to the uninitiated. Sit. Close your eyes. Do…nothing. Think about…nothing. Learning how to connect your mind and body and how to become more mindful of your present state, though, can have positive, lasting effects. From decreased blood pressure, stress reduction and lower cholesterol levels to improved mood and sharper […]

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5 Reasons Why Meditation is for Losers

Juan Alvarez Juan Alvarez 5 Reasons Why Meditation is for Losers

As with most things in life, we tend to approach meditation with a “how can I get what I need?” mentality, looking to obtain something that we don’t have. For some, that may be a moment of relaxation or mental calmness, for others, achieving inner peace or even a mystic experience. The philosophy of meditation […]

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Finding Mindfulness Through Contemplative Practices

Sara Gaul Sara Gaul Finding Mindfulness Through Contemplative Practices

The New Year seems to be a time where we evaluate ourselves and set goals to improve upon various aspects of our lives. Many of these goals tend to be focused around our health and include plans to improve physical fitness and nutrition. While I think it’s wonderful to focus on healthy behaviors like working […]

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