‘Mindful’ Meditation Tied to Healthy Brain Changes: Study

By Barbara Bronson Gray HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, June 12 (HealthDay News) — Just a few hours of meditation training may change your brain for the better, a small, new study suggests. Researchers using imaging technology have found that people develop measurable changes in the white matter of the brain after learning “mindfulness meditation.” Also called “integrative body-mind training,” it involves periods of intense focus and concentration. “The notable physical changes suggest that short-term meditation can improve self-control, mood, stress response and immunity response,” said Michael Posner, a co-author of the study and a professor emeritus at the University of Oregon, in Eugene. The study was published online June 11 in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Read more on health.usnews.com
Jacqueline Goguen‘s insight:
I know I feel significantly better when I take the time to meditate. I admit though I do struggle with implementing a daily routine. How about you? Have you been successful at regularly meditating? Please share any tips you have to make the transition. Blessings, Jacqui, Damselfly
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Posted on: 07/26/2013, by : Jacqui

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