Tag: meditation

Meditation Can Alter Our Perception Of Time, Study Finds

You know that feeling of sitting at your desk, watching the minutes between 4 and 5 p.m. tick by at what seems like a record-slow pace? Or the feeling of working on a project you love and suddenly you look at the clock and can’t believe how much time has passed? Both of these instances…
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Mindfulness Meditation Can Help Older Adults with Mild Cognitive Impairment, Research Shows

The dementia epidemic shows no signs of slowing down. According to the World Health Organization, there will be 75 million people suffering from dementia by 2030, rising to 132 million by 2050 [1]. The cost of caring for and treating dementia and Alzheimer’s patients is in the billions, but of course the financial cost is…
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What is Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy?

Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) is an approach to psychotherapy that uses cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) methods in collaboration with mindfulness meditative practices and similar psychological strategies. It was originally created to be a relapse-prevention treatment for individuals with major depressive disorder (MDD). Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy or MBCT was developed by Mark Williams, Zindel Segal, and…
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How To Meditate : Everything You Need To Know To Start Meditation

Mindfulness and meditation are trending more than ever; it seems like just about everyone is preaching the powerful benefits of closing your eyes, tuning out the world and getting in touch with your inner self. Maybe you’ve tried meditating before but couldn’t get “in the zone.” You sat down, closed your eyes, took some deep…
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Science Explains What Happens to Someone’s Brain From Complaining Every Day

Thought changes structure … I saw people rewire their brains with their thoughts, to cure previously incurable obsessions and trauma.” ~ Norman Doidge, Canadian-born psychiatrist and author of The Brain That Changes Itself The human brain is remarkably malleable. It can be shaped very much like a ball of Play-Doh, albeit with a bit more time and…
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7 Quick And Effective Ways To Introduce Children To Meditation And Mindfulness

With an estimated 8% of adult Americans currently using meditation today, it is clear that the practice is making a comeback in our modern society. At a time when we are struggling with our mental health more than ever, this is an incredibly positive and beneficial way of taking charge of our lives once again. Knowing the many benefits that…
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12 Science-Based Benefits of Meditation

The popularity of meditation is increasing as more people discover its benefits. Meditation is a habitual process of training your mind to focus and redirect your thoughts. You can use it to increase awareness of yourself and your surroundings. Many people think of it as a way to reduce stress and develop concentration. People also…
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The Mirror Exercise

The Mirror Exercise goes back as far as ancient times. Prehistoric man had a psychic nature. Sensitive’s of the time would have found themselves gazing into pools of water, unknowingly viewing through a window into spiritual realms. Using this method early man may well have seen departed loved ones and gained insights into how he…
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Here’s What Happens To People Who Meditate For The First Time

Many studies have looked at what happens to the brain when a long-term meditator meditates, but up until now none have covered what happens to first-timers who decides to give meditation a go.  A Harvard researcher has conducted the world’s first study on first-time meditators, detailing how the brain grows grey matter when a person…
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The Simple Meditation Tip

Many people struggle with meditation because they have a hard time quieting their busy minds. When I find my mind wandering, I use this simple breathing technique. It gives my mind a job to do so that it doesn’t go off on a tangent with my thoughts. This simple meditation technique only takes 5 minutes…
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