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3 celebrities who practice meditation

You may think meditation isn't for you but you'd be surprised to know it's a common practice among many celebrities. Find out how it's helped them.

  • A lot of people think meditating is for hippies or that they don't have time for it. The truth is meditating can be done at any given moment. 
  • It's a great way to unwind, to focus better and to take things easy!

1. NBA legend Michael Jordan learned to meditate when coach Phil Jackson asked mindfulness mentor George Mumford to work with the Chicago Bulls in 1990. According to Jackson, the basketball player needed to become a better leader.

2. Comedian Jerry Seinfeld known for his 1980s sitcom titled Seinfeld practices Transcendental Meditation for more 40 years. The star of Netflix's "Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee" believes meditation helps people take things easy. He has said he owes "his career in television – and his good nights' sleep – to meditation."

Jerry Seinfeld and late comedian Carl Reiner

3. Media mogul Oprah Winfrey started meditating in 2011 after she invited several meditation instructors to her company. The instructors would do guided meditations for the TV host and her staff in the mornings and after work.

Oprah Winfrey

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