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Stress Less, Accomplish More with Emily Fletcher

By JJ Virgin

Emily Fletcher is the founder of Ziva Meditation and author of the recently released book, Stress Less, Accomplish More: Meditation for Extraordinary Performance. After struggling with insomnia and illness while performing on Broadway, Emily experienced the healing power of meditation firsthand. Listen as Emily explains the top benefits of meditation, including how it can help reduce stress, fight insomnia, and improve your health. Emily also shares the most common obstacles to regular meditation and how to overcome them, as well as how to get started with your meditation practice. Find out how to incorporate meditation into your busy life so you can recharge your batteries and increase your productivity levels!   Freebies From Today’s Episode Get Emily Fletcher’s free Stress Less guided meditation by going to JJVirgin.com/stressless.   Main Points From Today’s Episode Stress is making us stupid, sick, and slow! Meditation can help reduce your stress levels so that you can feel better and enjoy your life again. Being too busy is the number one obstacle to starting a meditation practice. However, most of us don't understand what stress is costing us in the productivity department until our stress goes away. Ziva Meditation is designed for those who want to be better tomorrow than they are today. In her new book, Emily walks you through how to incorporate meditation into your modern life.   Episode Play-By-Play [1:25] Emily Fletcher’s career briefing [2:39] Listener shout-out [4:30] How Emily became a meditation guru [7:45] Why people come to meditation [8:40] “Selfish reasons” for meditating [9:45] Can you learn to meditate by reading a book? [11:15] The number one obstacle to starting a meditation practice [13:09] Who stands to benefit the most from meditation? [14:01] How much time do you need to invest at the beginning? [15:30] When it comes to sleep, quality matters. [16:31] Ziva Meditation has a 90% success rate with insomnia. [17:25] Ziva meditators report a reduction in IBS symptoms. [18:04] Emily’s jet lag hack [19:01] The inspiration behind Emily’s book [20:26] If you want to lose weight even faster, here’s the two-word secret: Extra Fiber! [21:20] Listener’s question: Why is stress such a big deal? [22:12] How chronic stress wreaks havoc on your body   Mentioned in this episode: Stress Less, Accomplish More: Meditation for Extraordinary Performance, by Emily Fletcher Transforming through Meditation podcast episode JJ Virgin Extra Fiber The Virgin Diet Become part of JJ’s community JJ Virgin Official Facebook page JJ Virgin on Instagram JJ Virgin on YouTube

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