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This week’s guest on Health Theory is Emily Fletcher. Emily Fletcher is the leading expert in meditation for high performance and the founder of Ziva, where she helps people perform at the top of their game with meditation and mindfulness techniques. In this episode, she talks about how meditation can inform personal and professional development.
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Why meditation makes you better at life [01:51]
The difference between mindfulness and meditation [03:31]
How meditation releases stored stress in your cells [07:59]
Why you need to surrender [12:47]
The real reasons people don’t meditate [15:50]
Why Emily had to address her identity [17:56]
What to do when the “monkey mind” is going crazy [19:15]
The unexpected health benefits of meditation [23:24]
How to check your own relationship with stress [26:35]
What you can track to see if meditation is working [27:50]
Why meditation shouldn’t require much effort [31:16]
How to actually incorporate meditation into your life [38:10]
The big problems of the world today [40:06]
Why meditation makes cold showers easier [43:26]
How to shift your identity [46:06]
The right questions to ask yourself [48:07]
Why it’s never about the goal [49:23]
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