Ever wonder why some people seem to feel less pain than others? A study conducted at Wake Forest School of Medicine may have found one of the answers — mindfulness. “Mindfulness is related to being aware of the present moment without too much emotional reaction or judgment,” said the study’s lead author, Fadel Zeidan, Ph.D., […]
Meditation. Compassion. Ancient knowledge, long gone…
Mounting evidence of the impact of contemplative practices like meditation (which we now know can, quite literally, rewire the brain) are finally bringing modern science up to speed with ancient wisdom. Mindfulness and compassion — the practices of cultivating a focused awareness on the present moment, and extending a loving awareness to others — are […]
Mindfulness’ meditation. Gene expression.
It’s no secret that mindfulness meditation – a practice that encourages focusing attention on the present moment – can ease emotional stress. And evidence is mounting that mindfulness also may have key benefits for your physical health – from lowering blood pressure to helping curb addiction. But a new study conducted by researchers working in […]
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