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How Meditation Trains Your Brain

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How Meditation Trains Your Brain

Neuro-scientists in Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital have conducted multiple studies and discovered that there's a substantial increase in cortical thickness in people who meditate. The prefrontal cortex homes active and working memory as well as regulating executive decision making. The research also showed a marked gain in the left hippocampus which aids in learning, memory, and emotion regulation. At exactly the exact same time, a decline in gray matter was seen at the amygdala.The amygdala is known to increase with stress, yet it started to diminish in size after meditation when participants were exposed to the same...

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Meditation: Am I doing this right?

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Meditation: Am I doing this right?

Annabel recounts her struggles as she begins looking for consistency in her meditation.

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Beginning Meditation

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Beginning Meditation

Having and maintaining a meditation practice can change your life, something about taking the time for introspection is freeing.  Whether you are doing it to find answers to the most meaningful questions of existence or you want a better way to metabolize stress, meditation is a powerful tool to incorporate into your life to either end.  Plus you look hella cool doing it.  One of the cornerstones of practice is the intention to begin.  Though it can be done with mere moments at a time it is still necessary to have the intention to practice.  We as human beings are...

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