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New Study: Meditation Helps You Stay Smarter, Longer

Do you practice meditation? You may find you are more focused and productive, even after a few weeks or months of starting a regular meditation regime. But, what about after a few years? Researchers conducted...

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How Meditation Affects the Addicted Brain

National attention turning to the opioid crisis is bringing about more studies on the effectiveness of various treatments for addiction – including mindfulness meditation. And in the midst of this research, there’s been some positive...

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Why Mindfulness Meditation and Coping Skills Are Inherently Linked

In an earlier post we talked about why people turn to mindfulness meditation to deal with situations that are difficult to handle. Many physicians prescribe mindfulness meditation to patients with life-threatening or chronic conditions. Even...

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Is Mindfulness Meditation the Future of Therapy?

What do you think of when hearing about meditation? You may envision a practice that takes place at a special room at work, or a fitness center, or a specialist’s office; or even in a...

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Why Mindfulness Meditation Helps with Stress Now

There are situations that cause a sudden onset of stress. Everyone faces them at some point. It could be as routine as driving through heavy 5 p.m. traffic, or as unexpected as having to speak...

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The Myth of Meditation and Religion

There are a number of myths that seem to go hand in hand with mindfulness meditation. But these myths are gradually falling away as the practice becomes more common – and more scientifically studied. And...

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How Mindfulness Meditation Helps with Bracing

Have you ever heard the phrase “The waiting is the hardest part?” As it turns out, this sentiment is 100% true. Researchers have found that when it comes to potential bad news, it’s the waiting...

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Mindfulness Meditation May Put an End to Unhealthy Dieting  

If you are like millions of folks who struggle with losing and maintaining weight, chances are you have lost and subsequently gained back a number of pounds over the years.  While this pattern of yo-yo dieting...

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How Mindfulness Meditation Can Help Introverts at Work

There are always a few star players at your company who often speak up during meetings, contribute plenty of new ideas and feedback, and are generally the most vocal members of your workforce. But just...

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Do Different Types of Meditation Impact the Brain Differently?

With the introduction of MRIs and other brain imaging tools, scientists have a new arsenal of ways to uncover how meditation impacts the brain. Once considered a bit of a fad, mindfulness meditation has garnered...

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