What to Look for In a Meditation App (NYTimes)
Meditation apps can make big claims about reducing stress and even pain, but not everything that you’ll find in the App Store can necessarily restore your sense of calm. Here’s what to keep in mind (link)

Hundreds gather on beach for meditation near site of Surfside tower collapse (Palm Beach Post)
Miami Dade County Mayor Daniella Levine Cava joined hundreds of community members on Monday night during a guided meditation and moment of silence on the beach near the site of the Champlain Towers South collapse. (link)

EZ Meditation Timer is a Simple and Free Way… (App Advice)
If you’re looking for an easy and simple way reduce anxiety, stress, and more, meditation might be the answer.
And if you’re new to the practice, take a look at EZ Meditation Timer. The app has been created by practitioners for beginners. (link)

How meditation can ease symptoms of various health conditions (Idaho State Journal)
When people think of meditation, they may think of someone sitting cross legged and repeating “ommm” over and over, but it’s more than that. Meditation is a group of techniques for focusing attention and letting other thoughts go. The intent is to become more aware of yourself and your emotions. This may help you manage stress and release physical tension. (link)

4 Scientific Findings on the Impacts of Mindfulness and Meditation
To analyze the multitude of studies on the subject, the American Psychological Association defines mindfulness as “a moment-to-moment awareness of one’s experience without judgment.” Not a trait or a practice, mindfulness is instead a state of being. Here are some of the common takeaways they found…  (link)