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227: Emily Fletcher: The Power Of Meditation – Reshape Your Brain For Calm And Focus

Brief Bio:

Emily Fletcher is a meditation teacher with extensive training in Vedic meditation. She began her nine years of training in Rishikesh, India and was inspired to teach after experiencing the profound physical and mental benefits meditation provided her during her 10-year career on Broadway, which included roles in Chicago, The Producers & A Chorus Line.

Emily is the founder of Ziva Meditation and the creator of zivaMIND, the world’s first online meditation training. Ziva’s mission is to make meditation attractive and accessible to modern people who are ready to up-level their performance and their life.

Recently featured in The New York Times and regarded as one of the leading experts in Vedic meditation, companies like Google, Barclays Bank, Viacom, Chanel, Coca-Cola and sweetgreen have all invited Emily to help up-level company performance through meditation.

 

In this episode, you’ll learn:

  • Why meditation is critical for high-performers (5:53)
  • What does neuroscience know about meditation (6:21)
  • 5 Ways meditation can improve your sleep quality (19:20)
  • Software (mind) vs hardware (physical body) upgrades for your body (16:40)
  • Why you should stop reading books and start listening to podcasts (22:50)
  • How meditation can remove years of stress from your body (39:30)
  • Why meditating like a monk may not be the best advice (26:19)
  • How meditation can reshape your brain (27:23)
  • Why exercise, Tai Chi, Yoga, etc. is NOT meditation (41:50)
  • 8 Tips to get started with meditation (32:50)

 

Resources:

The Science of Cymatics

Take Emily’s 8-Day Meditation Course 

*Use the promo code TED for $51 off

 

 Connect with Emily:

Website

Twitter 

 

Thanks for Listening!

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Until next time!

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