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Dive into your practice and experience something new every day. Give your mind some space to grow.

GR8ER Meditation Starts Here

Learn new meditation techniques, dive into your practice, and experience something GR8 every day. Give your mind some space to grow, while giving your body and soul time to rest and reset. Because when you are at peace with yourself, you can carry that peace out to the world around you.

We have meditation exercises for beginners, intermediates, and gurus. Whether you’re looking for information on how to start the practice for the first time, or are looking for some fresh inspiration after years of saying “Om,” GR8NESS Meditation has what you’re looking for.

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How to Make Meditation a Habit [Infographic]

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Breathing Exercises for Meditation [Video]

Breathing revitalizes you, resets your mind and body, and instantly makes you feel better. Breathing and meditation go hand in hand. Controlling your breathing and practicing mindful breathing while meditating can lead to many benefits, including reducing anxiety, managing cravings, and helping you sleep better. Whether you’re new to meditation...
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Best Meditation Apps to Download This Month

If you are brand new to meditation, there are many meditation apps that can help you get started. Let's have a look at some of the apps to decide which is the best meditation app and also learn a little bit about what they have to offer. Calm This was...
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Long-Term Benefits of Meditation Backed by Science

There's been a lot of talk regarding meditation lately, but is any of it backed by science? It's suggested as a way to help lessen anxiety and decrease stress, improve your focus, and clear your mind. It all sounds good in theory, but some remain skeptical. If you think meditation...
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A GR8 Guide to the Most Popular Types of Meditation

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Meditation Techniques for Everyone

Meditation isn’t the same for everyone. There are endless techniques to try, elements to incorporate into your practice, and GR8 meditation life hacks everyone should know about.

At GR8NESS, we share information on meditation exercises for any person who is looking to clear their mind, settle their thoughts, and get in touch with their inner-most self. Whether you are experiencing stress at work, are looking to add something extra to your yoga practice, or are simply curious about the world of meditation, you’re in the right place.

Try New Meditation Exercises Regularly

Meditation techniques are ever-evolving. As you transform your practice and your mind, your spirit and soul will crave growth. There are new adventures to explore within yourself, and knowing which meditation exercises work for you can help you get the most from the experience.

We encourage you to try a little bit of everything, to learn what brings out the best in your soul. Learn which meditation techniques leave you feeling peaceful, rejuvenated, restored, and ready to carry positivity into the world and throughout your day.

Get All the Extras

If you’re looking for tips on how to set up a meditation practice, we have you covered. But you may be looking to go a little further than that. If you’re looking to boost your practice, take it to the next level, or shake things up a bit for a new feel, check out some of the ways we’ve found to improve meditation exercises.

At GR8NESS, we provide our readers with access to meditation apps, new breath work exercises, meditation play lists, affirmations and mantras, and so much more. We also know that keeping a balanced spirit includes maintaining a healthy body, and we provide you with tips and recipes for delicious, self-loving smoothies and treats that can add a little extra pick-me-up to your meditation routine.

The Health Benefits of Meditation

Meditation is GR8 for the soul, but it’s GR8 for the body too. There are many long-term, scientifically proven health benefits of meditation. Even if you aren’t looking to get in touch with your inner “Om,” but you’re curious to see what the buzz is about, you may be surprised at how much better you feel after trying a few different meditation techniques.

Meditation is shown to help reduce stress and anxiety, improve mood, improve sleep habits, overcome mental roadblocks, boost energy, improve focus, memory, and attention span, and so much more. The practice of meditation is scientifically shown to lower levels of cortisol in the body, which can have a positive impact on blood pressure and can improve libido.

There’s a lot to celebrate when it comes to the practice, and the right meditation techniques might give you some surprising benefits. The best thing is that there are meditation exercises that take just two to five minutes, so you can squeeze them in where ever you are, whenever you need them.

Making Meditation a Habit

To reap the full benefits of the meditation techniques we share here at GR8NESS, we encourage you to build a routine and make meditation a habit. Just as physical workouts do not show results over night, spiritual workouts don’t either. It takes time, patience, and dedication to see the success that comes with getting closer to your inner-self. One thing we can promise, though, is that it is completely worth it.

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GR8NESS is truly about you, our reader. We are a community and our wish is to produce content and provide information that you care about. Information that you can use in your daily life on your journey of self-care and self-development.

That’s why we encourage you to participate in our polls, quizzes, and challenges. You can let us know what you would like to see more of, what meditation techniques you would like to learn more about, and any additional meditation exercises you’re interested in. It is our goal to tailor our content to our readers’ needs.

Follow along and watch short, fun videos, download some GR8 meditation music, and get started today. You can meditate absolutely anywhere. So, where ever you’re reading this, we invite you to close your eyes for just a moment and breathe. Take in all that is around you and focus on where you are going.

And with that, you are already here. You have taken the first step in meditation and set your first intention. Welcome. We are happy to have you with us and are excited for all the GR8 things to come.

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