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The power of meditation

your body is a temple and you treat it as such — fueling it with nutrition, keeping it strong and agile with exercise, and nurturing it with rest and serenity when it’s time to recharge. But what are you doing to reduce stress, enhance focus, or deal with emotional issues like depression and pain? Mediation can do that and more.

“Many people think meditation is a practice used solely to still the mind,” says Joey Klein, martial (Balboa Press, 2014). “A better way to think of it is as exercise for the mind, body, emotions and nervous system. My philosophy of meditation is more akin to the way I think of diet and exercise — it’s a training system to optimize mind, emotion and body.”

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