Article by Zhang Xinuye
Stress can be pretty complicated for a celebrity traveling across the world for tours and acting roles. Meditation has helped these celebrities to deal with their stress and to become healthier people.
Oprah has is known for developing a lot of meditation and wellness content for her readers and for teaming up with spiritual gurus like Eckhart Tolle for her meditation podcasts and stated that meditation has helped improve her life. From an article published on her website Oprah.com, Oprah explains how “Meditation is about getting still enough to know the difference between the voice and you. It’s a heightened state of being that lets whatever you’re doing be your best life, from moment to astonishing moment.”
The well-known film star Michelle Yeoh has been named the “#1 action heroine of all time” by Rotten Tomatoes; she was born into a Buddhist family in Malaysia and has always maintained her meditation practices. As a great representative of meditation practices, Yeoh speaks well of Buddhist philosophy and its place in her life. “As a Buddhist, your family is not blood-related; the whole world is your family. It is enlightenment that you practice upon,” she once stated in an interview.
The great American hip-hop producer and co-founder of Def Jam Recordings Russell Simmons loves to meditate. This entrepreneur loves to share his appreciation of meditation with others. He believes that meditation makes people happier and allows them to connect with the world. Russell Simmon now believes that meditation has been one of the most important factors of his entire career to this date. In a recent interview, Simmons spoke up about meditation, “You have to learn to love yourself enough to take care of yourself. Sometimes if you’re lucky, you get a chance to change your life.