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18. Meditation
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Some Definitions A mind-cleansing or mind-emptying process Like cleaning out your in-box or defragging your hard drive to free up space for more info Focused concentration Increased awareness of one’s being It’s not what you think (ha ha) “Don’t believe everything you think”
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History Began in Asia Every culture practices some form of meditation to quiet the mind and gain clarity of thought Similar to “centering” Today over 25 million Americans meditate regularly
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Life in the Age of Info Overload Too much sensory stimulation tires the mind (even if you don’t notice it right away) Tired mind = stressed mind Consequences: anything from poor communication to car accidents More dings and dents than there used to be?
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Meditation and Time Management Good time management acts like a flash drive or external hard drive: helps free up your mental space and processing power because you don’t keep so many things in your head
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This note was uploaded on 09/08/2010 for the course KIN 69 at San Jose State University .

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