In an earlier article, we talked about the benefits of meditation. A lot of people asked us: Are these benefit proven? Well, don’t take it from us, just look at the successful people. These successful people meditate everyday:
Steve Jobs – successful people meditate everyday:
Steve Jobs actually went on long meditation retreats to Tassajara, the first Zen monastery in US. Jobs meditate everyday, and meditation empowers Jobs with laser focus, crystal vision on product, and tranquility.
Steve Jobs’ quote on meditation:
If you just sit and observe, you will see how restless your mind is.
If you try to calm it, it only makes it worse, but over time it does calm, and when it does, there’s room to hear more subtle things — that’s when your intuition starts to blossom and you start to see things more clearly and be in the present more.
Your mind just slows down, and you see a tremendous expanse in the moment. You see so much more than you could see before.
Marc Benioff – successful people meditate everyday:
Marc Benioff is the legendary founder and CEO of Salesforce, an USD 10 Billion annual revenue company. Meditation is his secret mental weapon in keeping him focused and grounded everyday. Marc actually embraces the meditation culture so deep in his company that now every floor in the new Salesforce HQ tower includes a ‘mindfulness zone’, where Salesforce’s employees can meditate in these dedicated zones.
Russell Simmons – successful people meditate everyday:
Russell Simmons is the world’s famous music produce and co-founder of the most successful hip-hop music label in the history: Def Jam Recordings. Actually both founders of Def Jam Recordings: Russel Simmons and Rick Rubin are wildly successful and famous for their daily meditation practice. Russel literally said that meditation can reintroduce you to the part that’s been missing. In fact, Russell wrote a book about meditation called ‘Success Through Stillness‘, dedicated in bring people success via meditation
Lebron James – successful people meditate everyday:
Three times NBA Champions and four times NBA Most Valuable Player, Lebron James is an amazingly calm person. Lebron is definitely one of the very successful NBA athletes who meditate everyday. During the 2012 NBA playoffs, Lebron even meditated publicly on camera at the basketball court during timeout to re-focus. In addition to Lebron, other famous NBA players including Kobe Bryant, Michael Jordan and others also meditate.
Hugh Jackman – successful people meditate everyday:
Hugh Jackman, the world famous actor who is well known for his long running role as Wolverine, X-Men, Les Miserable, and Australia. Hugh also earned multiple Academy Award nomination, Tony Award, and Golden Globe Award. Hugh practices meditation everyday; he also revealed that meditation helped him on relieving from nervousness and keeping him focus and calm. “In meditation, I can let go of everything. I’m not Hugh Jackman. I’m not a dad. I’m not a husband. I’m just dipping into that power source that create everything. I take a little bath in it. “