Why These 8 Star Performers Meditate
By James Mills, Associate Partner, Lighthouse International
We can all develop the ability to be focused and calm under pressure through mindfulness and meditation.
We may look at world-famous performers and be impressed by their ability to handle their nerves, whilst under pressure. One habit that many pop stars and actors have developed is the practice of daily meditation. Here are some reasons why these globally-recognised stars practice mindfullness which helps us to see that this practice is something we can all benefit from - regardless of our profession.
It Helps Jim Carrey To Relax
"It’s a system of teaching yourself how to get into a state of relaxation that affects your entire life and the quality of your life. I do it, I’ve done it for a while and I recommend it highly."
Meditation Enables Eva Mendes To Stay Balanced
"Meditation really helps create not only a sense of balance… but serenity and kind of a calm state of mind."
It's a Trusted Friend For Sir Paul McCartney
"Meditation is a lifelong gift. It’s something you can call on at any time. I think it’s a great thing."
It Empowers Katy Perry To Deal With Negative Emotions
"When I feel tired, tense, scared or depressed, I meditate. It clears my mind, and makes me feel more relaxed and happier. I have shared these experiences with my friends and I recommend it to all of them."
It Keeps Hugh Jackman Fresh & Sharp
"Meditation...is like the ultimate rest. It’s better than the best sleep you’ve ever had. It’s a quieting of the mind. It sharpens everything, especially your appreciation of your surroundings. It keeps life fresh."
It Sets Up Elle Macpherson For The Day
"I don’t run eight miles a day like I used to. I eat a lot of organic food and drink lots of water, and I take time for meditation to set up my day. Beauty comes from within."
It Energises Madonna
"Meditation showed me how much energy silence has."
It Helps Jane Fonda To Stay Calm & Focused
"Meditation helps me focus, become clear and calm. Frankly, I never thought I’d be able to achieve this."
You can read more about what meditation means to these stars on this Project Meditation site.
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