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Spotlight on Meditation: Kobe Bryant

Kobe Bryant starts each morning with meditation for 10-15 minutes. Kobe says that it “sets him up for the rest of the day. That it’s like having an anchor”. In December of 2015, he told Robin Roberts of Good Morning America that he realized he was coming to the end of his career during meditation. “I try to have at least 15 minutes of still time and just kind of sit in my thoughts in the morning and just kind of meditate. And normally what happens with me is my mind would always drift to the game. Always,” he said in reply to Roberts’ question during the Tuesday interview. “And then I found myself sitting there. My mind wouldn’t drift towards the game...

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Spotlight on Meditation: Russell Simmons

The Philanthropist, activist, entrepreneur and author practices yoga and meditates twice a day. Yoga opened the door for Simmons to meditate through being more present. Soon thereafter, Simmons went on to practice Transcendental Meditation. Simmons has authored several books about his life and how meditation and his plant-based eating have improved his life. Two of Simmons books have included forewords by President Donald Trump. Simmons has also opened his school of yoga science, which is called Tantris Yoga Studio, in L.A. Simmons has a meditation app as well, called Meditation Made Simple. Simmons starts his mornings at 6:15 to do asanas (yoga and meditation postures), then he stretches, then he moves onto meditation for 20 minutes. Simmons says that meditation...

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