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Can't Manage to Meditate? Try These 5 Stress-Busting, Mind-Clearing Activities Instead

Can't Manage to Meditate? Try These 5 Stress-Busting, Mind-Clearing Activities Instead

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Meditation Can Seem Hard

You don't need to sit still on a pillow to get many of the benefits of mindfulness, science shows.

Many people find other ways to quiet their brains, be in the present moment, and reduce their stress.

Almost everyone secretly meditates, whether they realize it or not.

Most of us pursue some activity demanding absolute presence of mind: if not mountain climbing or sailing or bike racing (where a lapse of attention might mean death), then photography or singing or recreational cookery (wh...

Some people simply just aren't a good fit for a traditional practice (particularly those with unresolved trauma). There are some alternatives that would work better.

  • Coloring. Those adult coloring books you see around actually have solid science behind them.

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