Tag: study

  • Meditation Helps Relieve Migraines

    Meditation Helps Relieve Migraines

    Ever tried to give birth through your forehead? Unless you’re an ancient Greek god, I surely hope not. But that’s one of the explanations of how a migraine can feel like, compiled by The Huffington Post in their article “This Is What A Migraine Feels Like”. As you can see in the article, migraines are different […]

  • 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 kinds of scientific evidence, compiled from a total of 75+ studies, and groups them into 4 categories: cognitive, physical, […]

  • 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, whereas others remain relatively stable until the end of the life-span [source]. When it comes to the piece […]

  • 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 of meditation and mindfulness. They interview meditation author Dan Harris about his panic attack on live television, and how […]

  • Meditation: The Ultimate Cure?

    Meditation: The Ultimate Cure?

    Sit still, and be amazed at what happens. Today I want to share some exciting discoveries with you. Chances are very good that you’ve tried meditation, but did you know how good it is for you? You might be surprised. Research has been pointing to the powerful benefits of meditation for years, and a recent study […]

  • Study Reveals Surprising Meditation Finds

    Study Reveals Surprising Meditation Finds

    It turns out meditation can result in parts of our brain becoming thicker, and help us become less depressed and more emotionally attuned. Mic reports in a fresh article: “It turns out meditating is good for more than just quiet time: It can actually help us fight the cripplingly high stress levels we experience during our […]

  • From Sick Care To Health Care

    From Sick Care To Health Care

    I just watched a new Ted Talk today, and I was stunned at it’s vision and wisdom. It was held by Rishi Manchanda, on the topic of how health care professionals need to be more “upstream” and focused on finding the root cause/causes of their patient’s diseases. Simply prescribing pills won’t necessarily cure the patient […]

  • Meditation, Neuroscience And Shit

    Meditation, Neuroscience And Shit

    Today I came across a highly interesting TEDx talk, recommended by Russell Simmons in his new book “Success Through Stillness: Meditation Made Simple”. It is a wonderful book, and I will definitely be writing more about it in future posts. But for now, let’s get back to this talk. The talk is by Hedy Kober PhD […]