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How to Transcend Ego in Meditation "If you practice being present in meditation,you will find even beyond the thinkingthat there is this reflexive urgeto separate yourself from this moment. It is almost like two magnetsthat repel each other with all of their strength. This is the ego. You could even define the egoas the action of separationfrom this moment. Because if you are fully presentin this moment,there is no ego. 6 Mindfulness Exercises You Can Try Today In this busy world of ours, the mind gets pulled from one place to the next, scattering thoughts everywhere and leaving us stressed, highly-strung and often anxious. Most of us don’t have five minutes to sit down and relax, let alone 30 minutes or more for a session of meditation! But it’s essential for our wellbeing to take a few minutes each day to cultivate mental spaciousness and a positive mind-body balance. So if you’re a busy bee like me, try using these simple, practical mindfulness exercises to empty your mind and find some much-needed stress relief and calm, present awareness amidst the madness of your hectic day. 1. One Minute Breathing
10 Ways for Creatives to Reduce Procrastination Without Planning If you're new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting! Procrastination, whether lacking in energy to finish a project, or being distracted by email, is stopping us from working effectively on our creations and projects and is taking valuable time away from promoting the work we have. Many of us want to cut down on time spent on wasteful activities, and much has been said about how to reduce procrastination. Despite this, many of us still procrastinate!