When it comes to celebrities, we know just enough to make us fall in love with them. We love dressing like them, eating like them, and following their every move. Otherwise, Keeping Up with the Kardashians would have fallen off after season two. To show you more reasons why meditation is so GR8, here are some celebrities that swear by it.
Celebrities Who Swear by Meditation [Slideshow]
To become one of the greatest professional basketball athletes of all time, you need focus and an excellent ability to handle the pressure. Kobe attributes his ability to meditation. All thanks to former Lakers’ coach, Phil Jackson, who encouraged the team to meditate.
Not only is she one of the most successful people of our time, but when Oprah says something is good for you, we listen. She’s been quoted multiple times, saying, “Knowing that stillness is the space where all creative expression, peace, light, and love come to be is a powerfully energizing yet calming experience.”
The movie star is quite fond of transcendental meditation. The actor says he’s been practicing this form of meditation for over 40 years as a tool to manage stress.
Everyone’s favorite friend, Jennifer Aniston, always makes room for meditation during her morning routine. She also focuses on transcendental meditation and makes sure to get at least 20 minutes, or 10 minutes if there’s little-to-no time.
Even comedians need to learn the art of meditation. During a segment in “Good Morning America,” the actor mentioned how he was handling being the star of the show, the executive producer, head writer, and the head of casting for a massive show for over nine years. “And I’m just a normal guy. And that was not a normal situation to be in… So, I meditated every day. And that’s how I survived the nine years,” he added.
Most people think celebrities have it all covered. The supermodel has been quite open about how meditation helped her manage panic attacks during her early 20s. “Meditation allowed me to be aware of a new world I didn’t know existed,” she said.
The Dancing with the Stars judge is not shy about his love for transcendental meditation. He mentions how, for over 30 years, this form of meditation has been part of his self-care routine to keep him grounded.
The model is proof that meditation is a long-term process. While she still struggles with panic attacks and anxiety, she started “to see such a difference” in the state of her mental health as she started practicing transcendental meditation. Slow but steady progress is better than no progress at all.