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Why is meditation important? According to the Mayo Clinic, meditation can give you a sense of calm, peace and balance that benefits both your emotional well-being and your overall health.
The emotional benefits of meditation can include:
Research also indicates meditation can help manage symptoms of some medical conditions including anxiety, asthma, high blood pressure, sleep problems and more.
The following meditation breaks are provided by UNM Benefits & Employee Wellness and are designed to provide guidance in setting the tone for your day- whether it be calming your anxiety, improving your focus, or just gladdening the mind.
Self-Compassion - 6 Minutes
Breathe in Compassion for Self and Out for Others - 8 Minutes
Exploring Yourself as a Leader - 7 Minutes
Eliminating Distractions & Increasing Focus - 15 Minutes
Easing the Mind - 7 Minutes
Peaceful Place Meditation - 13 Minutes
Awareness of the Changing World - 7 Minutes
Gladdening the Mind - 12 Minutes
Relieving Anxiety- 9 Minutes
Alleviate Stress with Three Deep Breaths- 17 Minutes