I had a friend send me link to a TEDx talk by Dr. David Katz on how you can use your awareness through mindfulness to live a more conscious life. It was an excellent talk that really gave me a new perspective on what is going on in the world around me. I really recommend that everyone read this and see for themselves.
If you’re really interested, there are a couple more TEDx talks from this year that are worth checking out.
What I like about this talk is that Katz touches on the subject of mindfulness and describes a method of meditation that he claims will reduce stress levels. This is a great method that I myself am working with to work towards reducing my stress levels, and it has some very interesting science behind it.
In part, this talk is about mindfulness and meditation and how we can use meditation to reduce stress. But I think it is more than that. Katz is describing a stress reduction method that he claims is effective, and he believes that meditation has the potential to reduce stress and improve our health.
To Katz, meditation can be seen as a way of releasing our hold over our lives that has been so burdensome that we no longer want to have anything to do with it. A study from the University of California, Berkeley, showed that when participants were asked to sit quietly for 45 minutes a day, their heart rates dropped by nearly 20% and they reported feeling more satisfied with their lives.
That’s one of the things I love about meditation, that when we start to meditate, something incredible happens in our lives. It’s the beginning of a relationship with ourselves, and the relationship is a very personal one where we are all the important people. We are all the same and we are all connected. So when we meditate, instead of being afraid of life, we are afraid of ourselves. We are afraid of what it means to be a human being.
Meditating is an act of self-awareness that leads us to the realization that we are all interconnected and that we are all the same. It is a meditation that leads to the realization that we are all suffering. When we know that we all suffer, we can stop being so afraid of our own suffering.
The idea of global health is not new. It goes all the way back to the ancient Chinese culture, and it is a way of thinking that goes back even further. In China it is about seeing the connection between all beings. It is about seeing ourselves as one. It is about understanding how everything is connected and that we are all connected to everything else. With this realization, meditation becomes “seeing with all our senses.
Global health is a form of mindfulness that is taught in a variety of schools and organizations to help people become more aware of their life’s connections and to become less stressed. In fact, some of the most famous meditation centers in the world are based in the countries where our lives are more connected. Think about it: the Dalai Lama is based in India, and the Dalai Lama Foundation is based in the United States.
Global health might not be for everyone. I could tell you that I meditated almost every day at this point and had no problem with this kind of practice. But I could also tell you that I would be less aware of my own mortality if I had not meditated. The same goes for taking regular walks in the woods with no idea that I was walking on a beach with no memory of what I was walking on. As a result, my life is much easier to imagine.