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meditate on someone or something

to reflect on someone or something. Judy was instructed to meditate on a flower. I will meditate on that happy thought.
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The primary reason people meditate, the experts tell me, is that it may reduce stress.
Building on their earlier work that suggested people who meditate have less age-related atrophy in the brain's white matter, a new study by UCLA researchers found that meditation appeared to help preserve the brain's gray matter, the tissue that contains neurons.
I don't meditate at night though, I just like to wind down when I get into bed and I don't want to associate meditation with sleep.
Effortless Mind: Meditate with Ease comes from an internationally acclaimed meditation teacher who invites readers to enjoy deep meditation, whether they be newcomers to the entire practice or have extensive experience in the discipline.
Creative director Graham Shimell said: "We usually try to meditate together every morning - it's a good way to start the day.
Before learning to meditate I felt frustrated and didn't want to do anything.
8220;I have observed a misconception that, to meditate one must embody qualities of a monk or a yogi doing a headstand,” Berglass said.
Half of the group was trained in transcendental meditation and asked to meditate for 15 minutes with a class and 15 minutes at home for a four-month period.
These too rare moments will have seemed timeless and so, to recapture the sources of peace, happiness, or creativity, we meditate, for through meditation we come in contact with our True Selves, our Inner Being or Source.
Psalm 119v15/16 describes this action: "I will meditate on your precepts and consider your ways.
I have operated under the poverty consciousness of lack of time, money and space to exercise, meditate and get in touch with my body and self.
Students were already allowed to pray, meditate or reflect under the statute before it was amended," said Americans United Executive Director Barry W.
NCR sent e-mail messages to students who meditate regularly at the John Main Center for Meditation and Inter-Religious Dialogue, asking them why they meditate.
Among depressed or socially isolated heartattack survivors, those who hold spiritual beliefs, regularly attend religious services, or frequently pray or meditate experience new cardiac symptoms and die from various causes at the same rate as their nonreligious counterparts do, researchers find.
I meditate on the task at hand, and think about what I can do to accomplish it," she says.