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Why Mindfulness in Education Is Needed For Innovation

Lee-Anne Gray Psy.D | Posted 11.10.2013 | GPS for the Soul
Lee-Anne Gray Psy.D

Finding meditation connected to ADD/ADHD at two talks in one week, caused me to take notice. I immersed myself in the study of Vipassana Meditation, also known as insight meditation. With teachers like Gil Fronsdal, Sharon Salzberg, Kelly McGonigal, and more, I began to see that our students were desperately lacking in attention and regulation skills. In order to set a course on prioritizing self-regulation and attention training in education, I continued to deepen my understanding of the practices.

How Mindfulness Meditation Works In The Brain

Posted 02.19.2013 | Healthy Living

Mindfulness may be so successful in helping with a range of conditions, from depression to pain, by working as a sort of "volume knob" for sensations,...

Why Mindfulness Should Be Part Of Your Everyday Life

Michael Stanclift, N.D. | Posted 04.07.2013 | Healthy Living
Michael Stanclift, N.D.

The areas that are exercised when we practice mindfulness have to do with what we call ''direct experience.'' When we're experiencing something directly, we're fully enveloped by whatever we're doing. We are not thinking about the past, the future, or even about ourselves.

More Evidence That Mindfulness Meditation Is Good For The Brain

Posted 01.07.2013 | Healthy Living

Scientists have found that a kind of Chinese mindfulness meditation practice is linked with actual physical changes in the brain -- changes that may e...

Mindfulness Meditation Changes Brain Structure In 8 Weeks | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Participating in an 8-week mindfulness meditation program appears to make measurable changes in brain regions associated with memory, sense of self, e...