Meditation: If Anderson Cooper Can Do It, So Can We

First of all, here’s the amazing 60 Minutes episode which Anderson Cooper says, changed his life!


What can mindfulness do for you?

Here is a short list:

  • Mindfulness meditation is a bit like going to the gym for your heart and mind
  • Lets us drop into our lives more peacefully
  • Live longer by being fully present more of them time (instead of living always in the past or future)
  • Opens and clears your heart
  • Generates compassion
  • Steadies the mind
  • Increases focus and reduce distractibility
  • Increases creative thinking/problem solving capacity
  • Helps us deal with conflict more easily
  • Face difficulties and “negative” emotions with more grace
  • Reduce stress
  • Increase health with improved immunity, lowering blood pressure
  • Alleviate anxiety, depression, and addiction problems

Interested in how mindfulness might help you or your organization?

Please reach out to us. Calm Chicago offers talks, workshops and ongoing teaching in mindfulness.

Carpe diem. Carpe pacem.




Author: Hillary Johnson

Improvisational documentary and fine art photographer.

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