Essay Transcendental Meditation

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Associate Level Material
Appendix A

Meditation Worksheet

Directions: Locate two resources on the Internet that explain meditation techniques.

• Enter the name of each website into the matrix, then copy and paste the web address. • After reviewing the website, provide a brief summary for each source. • Below your summary, list two interesting facts you learned from each site. • Try the techniques you located in your Internet search. Provide a brief description of what happened in your experience.

When you are finished filling out the matrix, answer the two questions below.

|Information |Website 1 |Website 2 |
|Website name and |Mayo Clinic |The Transcendental Meditation Program |
|address (URL): | | |
|Summary of the |This website talks about meditating to reduce stress and |This website gives you information on the Transcendental |
|resource: |anxiety. It helps you understand meditation and the |meditation technique. How it works and how it benefits |
| |benefits of it. It also provides types of meditation. |you. |
|Two interesting |-Meditation can help binge eating and cancer along with |- More than five million people worldwide have learned |
|facts: |many other things. |this simple, natural technique — people of all ages, |
| |-Meditation originally was meant to help deepen |cultures, and religions. |
| |understanding of the sacred and mystical forces of life. |- The Transcendental Meditation technique is based on the|
| | |ancient Vedic tradition of enlightenment in India. |
|What happened after |I tried yoga. After I tired I felt much more relaxed in |This technique relaxed me. It allowed me to get more |
|you tried each |the mind and in the body. I was able to focus more and |motivated and get things done. |
|technique? |relax more.