Want to reduce anxiety, and increase cognitive ability and memory? Try meditation: Three great points here: The discipline of a meditation practice is to your brain as the discipline of working out is to your body; you must experience meditation in order to comprehend it; getting curious about yourself is an asset to any meditation practice.
Meditation Bar: I'm probably partial, having lived in Austin, TX twice and experienced something of my own "spiritual awakening" there, but this concept of a meditation bar is truly cool!
Why Companies Worldwide are Embracing Meditation: Not just for companies and monasteries, prisons are also realizing benefits by supporting meditation practice.
Clear Your Mind and Get Some Exercise With Walking Meditation: I practiced "walking meditation" daily for about ten years, and am a big fan.
Adult Coloring: the new meditation?: I've practiced this form of "meditation" as well and found it to be really effective. As with walking, the body-mind falls into a gentle, steady rhythm that seems conducive to fresh insights, off-loading stress, and eliciting simple joy. Beware: Some of the newer "adult" coloring books feature patterns that are so intricate and tiny, it's hardly possible to settle into a rhythm that can make this method so effective.
The big chill: Periscope is changing how people meditate: Wow! I've never been on Periscope before, but this article is enticing. I'm going to have to check it out!
Could meditation really help slow the ageing process?: Can "turning one’s attention towards unpleasant physical and mental experiences in a spirit of nonjudgmental acceptance" lengthen your telomeres?
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