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The Different Techniques

This can be a stressful time of year for students with midterms. It's important to set aside some time every day to relax and clear your mind and knowing different meditation techniques is key. This way you'll know which best suits you and your lifestyle.

Some techniques need you to be more open and available, while others simply ask you to focus on breathing. Whichever relaxation technique you implore, just make sure it's right for you. Excalibur has some techniques for you to try.

Do you practice relaxation techniques at home or in the office?

Posted: 3/13/08