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Before Deciding Meditation Just Isn't For You, You Should Watch This

I used to absolutely despise meditation.

OK, truth be told, I didn't give it a fair shot. But when I finally spent a full week forcing myself to meditate, I got hooked — and now I can't go a day without it.

Unfortunately, when I try to spread the meditation gospel, no one wants to hear it. People think of it as some serious hippie sh*t, and I get it.

But here's the thing: Meditation is really, really good for you. It helps you sleep better, lowers your risk of depression and could even help you lose weight.

Still, I get why it's intimidating to get started, which is why I chatted with Jesse Israel, a New York-based Millennial who works hard, parties hard… and meditates twice a day.

Israel founded Medi Club in New York City, which gathers once a month for a meditation session and discussion to connect modern meditators.

If this guy can't get you on board, I don't know who can. Check out the meditation session he guided on Elite Daily's Facebook Live here and prepare to have your life transformed…

…or something like that.


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Leigh is obsessed with all things health, fitness and wellness. When she's not writing about healthy ways to cook with pumpkin and the latest fitness trends, you can probably find her running along the East River or blending up a green smoothie ...

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