Emily Fletcher is a world-renowned meditation teacher, the creator of the Ziva meditation technique, and the founder of the groundbreaking zivaONLINE online meditation training e-course. She is also the author of Stress Less, Accomplish More: Meditation for Extraordinary Performance.

What you'll learn from this episode:

  • How Emily went from living the stressed out Broadway dream to teaching 15,000 people (and counting) how to meditate.

  • How meditation acts like a cleanse for your mind.

  • Why meditation isn't about stopping your thoughts or sitting in weird, uncomfortable positions.

  • The differences between mindfulness and meditation (along with a simple protocol for each).

  • How meditation can boost your sex drive.

  • And much more!

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Resources from this episode:

Stress Less, Accomplish More: Meditation for Extraordinary Performance by Emily Fletcher

zivaMEDITATION

Emily at Facebook

Emily at Instagram

Emily at Twitter

5 Lessons I Learned From My Dad by Emily Fletcher, HuffPost

Hospice Foundation Of America

Cassie Ferguson, A Chorus Line Wiki

Ayurveda: A Brief Introduction and Guide, The Ayurvedic Institute

'An Anxious Nation': Barnes & Noble Sees a Surge in Sales of Books about Stress by Rachel Siegel, The Washington Post

What is Stress? The American Institute of Stress

How Mindfulness, Meditation, and Manifesting Can Improve Your Life by Emily Fletcher, Mindvalley Talks

Wherever You Go, There You Are: Mindfulness Meditation In Everyday Life by Jon Kabat-Zinn

What Does Neuroscience Know About Meditation? by Marissa Fessenden, Smithsonian.com

Evening Blue Light Is Wrecking Your Health (Here's What to Do About It) by Max Lugavere

Meditation: The Ultimate Mental Detox by Robert Puff, Psychology Today

What is a Mantra? A Meditation Expert Explains by Emily Fletcher, zivaMEDITATION

Why It's Okay to "Fail" at Meditation 90% of the Time by Hunter Clarke-Fields, Tiny Buddha

How 5 Mega-Famous People Make Time for Daily Meditation by Bysasha Bronner, HuffPost

Hedge Fund Billionaire Ray Dalio: Meditation Is 'The Single Most Important Reason' for My Success by Catherine Clifford, CNBC

Bridging the Hemispheres in Meditation: Thicker Callosal Regions and Enhanced Fractional Anisotropy (FA) in Long-term Practitioners by Eileen Luders et al., NeuroImage

Guided Meditation for Better Sex by Alison Moodie, Bulletproof Blog

How Does Dopamine Affect Parkinson's Disease? by Wendy Henderson, Parkinson's News Today

Genius Foods: Become Smarter, Happier, and More Productive While Protecting Your Brain for Life by Max Lugavere and Paul Grewal M.D.

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