Tag Archives: Meditation

The Many Benefits of Meditation

There is growing evidence to show that meditation can make you healthier and happier. For example, mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT) is sometimes used to treat depression, and brain imaging technology suggests meditation actually changes your brain in a number of beneficial ways. MRI scans have shown that long-term meditation can alter the structure of your… Read More »

Finding it hard to concentrate? This 5 minute meditation will help you focus

It can be hard to concentrate when your stressed or tired, especially when you need to focus on an important task. International Mindfulness Advocate, Neil Seligman and founder of The Conscious Professional takes us through a 5-minute meditation that will help you to improve your focus By practising mindful mediation you are able to pay… Read More »

Mindfulness meditation study shows changes in neural responses to pain and fear

Participating in an eight-week mindfulness meditation program appears to alter how the brain processes fear memories. In a study that will appear in the Nov. 1 issue of Biological Psychiatry, a team led by researchers at Harvard-affiliated Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) report that mindfulness meditation appears to help extinguish fearful associations. A common way to… Read More »

10 Best Books on Yoga and Meditation

by Floyd Burton 10 Best Books on Yoga and Meditation There are so many yoga books and they all have a way of changing your yoga practice. Every yoga book introduces you to new ideas not only about yoga but also about your life and about yourself.   The leading yoga books The topmost yoga… Read More »