All posts tagged "meditation benefits"

  • The Effects Of Meditation And Mindfulness
    The Effects Of Meditation And Mindfulness

    What is the best kind of infographic? A meditation and mindfulness infographic, of course! And that is just what the people over at Information is Beautiful have put together. I love how this infographic show us all...

    • Posted March 2, 2015
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  • How Meditation Can Keep Your Brain Young
    How Meditation Can Keep Your Brain Young

    Fun Fact: the human brain shrinks as we get older. Well, I have to admit that fact isn’t all too fun, but definitely interesting. Some brain regions shrink at a rate of up to 1% per year,...

    • Posted February 24, 2015
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    Neuroscience of Mindfulness: Default Mode Network, Meditation, & Mindfulness

    This post was originally published on Matthew Williams’ blog, and has been reposted here with his permission. “Ipsa scientia potestas est.” ~ Sir Francis Bacon Translated as, “Knowledge itself is power,” this quote by Sir Francis Bacon appeared...

    • Posted February 16, 2015
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  • Meditation Hack's Your Brain's Default Mode
    Meditation Hack’s Your Brain’s Default Mode

    Ever wanted to switch off the part of your brain which generates all the annoying thoughts? Then I’ve got good news for you… …you CAN! Yale researchers published a study back in 2011 which showed that experienced meditators had...

    • Posted February 10, 2015
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  • The Neuroscience of Mindfulness & Anxiety
    The Neuroscience of Mindfulness & Anxiety

    This post was originally published on Matthew Williams’ blog, and has been reposted here with his permission. “The human brain has 100 billion neurons, each neuron connected to 10 thousand other neurons. Sitting on your shoulders is the...

    • Posted February 2, 2015
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  • Mindfulness Featured On 60 Minutes
    Mindfulness Featured On 60 Minutes

    60 Minutes recently did a 5 minute segment on mindfulness. Wanna see it? You’ll be able to see it, and read the full transcript, down below. But first, let’s take a moment to cherish the fact that...

    • Posted January 29, 2015
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  • School Kids Transformed By The Power Of Meditation
    School Kids Transformed By The Power Of Meditation

    Do you remember school being a quite place for inner peace? Me neither. But that is changing, at least for these school kids in San Fransisco. 8 years ago, in the heart of one of the city’s...

    • Posted January 27, 2015
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  • Taco Breath Is Good For Arthritis And Stomach
    Taco Breath Is Good For Arthritis And Stomach

    Have you ever heard about the “Taco Breath”? Neither had I, until I yesterday saw it featured in a blog post on Huffington Post. Here is the full blog post (minus the video): Most meditation practices encourage us to find...

    • Posted January 25, 2015
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  • Meditation Goes Mainstream
    Meditation Goes Mainstream

    Yahoo News did an article, just 3 days ago, about how meditation has become mainstream. Along with the article, there is also a 4 minutes video with some interviews and a positive narrative about the benefits and popularity...

    • Posted January 11, 2015
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  • 3 Fun Ways To Less Stress
    3 Fun Ways To Stress Less

    I bet you sometimes feel like a zen master of busy-ness, or a black belt in stress. I sure can relate to that at times. The days easily zoom by without our to do list getting any...

    • Posted December 22, 2014
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