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Alexa Z Show - Meditation Motivation

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A show for those who want to meditate or maybe tried, loved it one day, hated it the next or maybe forgot why the heck they were supposed to do it anyway. Join me for real-life discussions on meditation and living a mindful life. This podcast is about real, modern-day living where even without rainbows and unicorns, your life can still be spectacular. Listen in and start each week feeling less stressed, focused, empowered, grateful and ready to take on the world in your own peaceful way!

A show for those who want to meditate or maybe tried, loved it one day, hated it the next or maybe forgot why the heck they were supposed to do it anyway. Join me for real-life discussions on meditation and living a mindful life. This podcast is about real, modern-day living where even without rainbows and unicorns, your life can still be spectacular. Listen in and start each week feeling less stressed, focused, empowered, grateful and ready to take on the world in your own peaceful way!
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United States

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A show for those who want to meditate or maybe tried, loved it one day, hated it the next or maybe forgot why the heck they were supposed to do it anyway. Join me for real-life discussions on meditation and living a mindful life. This podcast is about real, modern-day living where even without rainbows and unicorns, your life can still be spectacular. Listen in and start each week feeling less stressed, focused, empowered, grateful and ready to take on the world in your own peaceful way!

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English

Contact:

410-271-6456


Episodes

A Short Silent Retreat can Change Your World - Create Your Own!

11/11/2019
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SUMMARY In this episode, Alexa talks about silent retreats and the importance of having quiet time alone. She explains what it means to go through a noble silent retreat. Alexa tackles some common misconceptions about retreats. She shares some wisdom from swamis, stoics and intellectuals that justify the normality and need for finding silence and stillness in one’s life. She talks about her recent experience going on retreat at Bon Secours and shares what she got out of it. Alexa also...

Duration:00:21:19

Yoga Nidra 101 - Is it Meditation and Why Should I Do It?

11/4/2019
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SUMMARY In this episode, Alexa talks about Yoga Nidra, a yogic practice that some call the sleep meditation or “the art of doing nothing.” It is an ancient technique that helps relieve stress and improve sleep. Alexa explains what to expect in a Yoga Nidra class. She explains how people benefit from this practice and how it is different from a seated meditation. She explains what Sankalpa is and talks about the importance of having intention. --------------- HIGHLIGHTS 2:16 A little...

Duration:00:22:54

EP7: Lawyers, Judges and. Mindfulness OH MY!

10/28/2019
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In this episode of the Alexa Z Show, speaks with Indira Sharma. Indira is a practicing lawyer and is a partner at the law firm Saul Ewing Arnstein and Lehr. She practices meditation along with her husband. She’s a mother of three kids and is based in Baltimore, Maryland. Indira talks about her journey going into meditation and how she incorporated the practice in her daily life. She shares the struggles of being an attorney and raising the family and how meditation has helped in these...

Duration:00:16:33

Good Sleep Now - Meditation and Zs

10/21/2019
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In this episode of Alexa Z Show, Alexa speaks about the importance of getting a quality night’s sleep. Many of her listeners express needing more sleep, unable to fall asleep, can’t stop thinking, etc. She highlights the effect of stress and of other external factors on your brainwaves and the overall quality of your sleep. You will also gain some tips and tricks to apply to your sleep routine, to train your brain to learn the Beta, Alpha, Theta, Delta dance. Alexa also throws in a bonus...

Duration:00:16:14

Why Meditation Can Make you a BAD *ss

10/14/2019
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QUOTES: “Your brain needs a good cleaning just like your house, your car, your trunk.” “When you sit in the silence of your own brain, and you give it space for the really good stuff, the ‘who am I?’ is no longer a gentle meditation, something you sit quietly with, but it sets your life to scream ‘that’s right that's who I am, I’m a badass who can do anything I want!’” “Your mind doesn’t have to keep thinking every moment.” “Never stop trying, just keep looking inside.” “I’ve failed way...

Duration:00:17:22

Vacation and Meditation, They Rhyme for a Good Reason

10/7/2019
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In this episode of the Alexa Z Show, Alexa talks about how to meditate while on vacation (while she herself is on vacation in Maine) and how it’s actually a good time to improve one’s practice. Alexa enumerates the common reasons why people find it hard to meditate during vacations. She goes on to list why it’s very much worth doing anyway. Alexa also gives tips on how to make time to meditate while on vacation. --------------- HIGHLIGHTS 3:53 Why is it hard to meditate during...

Duration:00:16:08

Meditation Apps - Are You App-Solutely Confused?

9/30/2019
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Are you app-solutely confused? In this episode, Alexa tackles everything about meditation apps. She provides a simple guide on how to pick, use and integrate with these apps. Alexa differentiates between learning to meditate or being guided in meditation, and how knowing which one is needed can help you choose the right app. She gives important tips on how to learn properly from apps. She also shares her own experience with a meditation app. -------------- HIGHLIGHTS 2:36...

Duration:00:24:43

Staying Mindful in the Present Moment, Even When It's a Crappy One

9/30/2019
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This episode of the Alexa Z Show talks about mindfulness and the present moment. Alexa deals with the question “What if the present moment is crappy?” She explains why it’s important to stay in the moment and gives tips on how to do it. Alexa clearly defines what it means to be present and how this can reshape our outlook on life. She shares some real-life experiences and how these experiences helped her redefine her understanding of mindfulness and being in the moment. Alexa offers some...

Duration:00:12:12

Top 10 Reasons Why You Can't or Won't Meditate

9/30/2019
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SUMMARY In this first episode of the Alexa Z Show, Alexa tackles why people can’t or won’t meditate. She enumerates the top ten common excuses people come up with, which what she likes to call “excuse du jour”. Alexa gives real-life examples of how these excuses manifest from people she knows, including her husband. She analyzes these excuses and gives solid tips on how to overcome them. Alexa gives encouraging words to people who have been struggling to keep up with their meditation...

Duration:00:18:13

Ep0: Trailer Meditation Motivation

9/13/2019
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Have you tried to get hooked on meditation, or daily habits that bring you peace while living in a stressed out world but it never quite took? Imagine if you had clarity, not confusion. Imagine if the clutter in your mind was swept aside to reveal your true brilliance. Imagine you could make effortless decisions throughout your day. Imagine finding less on your to-do list and more time to do the things you love with the people you love. Imagine a good night’s sleep, waking up feeling...

Duration:00:02:06