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How To Finally Start Meditating (Or Just Learn More About It)

It doesn’t so much matter where you start, just that you start somewhere. Pick whatever learning tool best suits you! And remember, relaxation is not the only benefit. Meditation has been proven to increase grey matter in the brain (the stuff you need for learning and cognition).

In-Person Meditation Groups/Classes in NYC

Shambhala Center of NYC (also has podcasts on their website)
Dharma Punx (also has podcasts on their website)
Kadampa Meditation Center

Meditation Apps
iSleep Easy– Apple OS, click here for Android
Guided Mind– Apple OS
Simply Being– Apple OS, click here for Android

Books
Anything By Author and Buddhist Nun Pema Chodron
The Miracle of Mindfulness: Thich Nhat Hanh
Turning the Mind Into An Ally: Sakyong Mipham
Natural Wakefulness: Gaylon Ferguson

Interactive/Historical
Rubin Museum

Videos

Relaxation Response Video: Massachusetts General Hospital Benson-Henry Institute For Mind Body Medicine

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