Meditation Might Help Delay The Ageing Process

Meditations affect on Ageing

Elizabeth Blackburn won the Nobel Prize in 2009 for her work with telomeres – these are the protective caps at the end of our chromosomes. Telomeres play a key role in the ageing of cells and our life span. Every time a cell divides, the telomeres get shorter, unless an…

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Meditation Better At Handling Stress Than Other Relaxation Methods

Meditate to alleviate stress

We probably all know that relaxation methods help to heal the body from the effects of stress. But, researchers at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (USA), have found that meditation‬ produces new connections in certain parts of the brain which could boost resistance to stress even further than regular…

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Meditation Combined With Exercise Can Decrease Depression By 40%

Meditation and exercise fights depression

Depression affects millions of people around the world. And there’s already a mountain of evidence which shows a link between exercise and feeling happier. But recent research suggests that aerobic exercise can be used as a much more powerful weapon against depression when combined with one thing — meditation! In fact,…

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Harvard Neuroscientist, Sara Lazar: Meditation Reduces Stress & Changes 5 Regions of the Brain

In the following article, from The Washington Post, author Brigid Schulte, interviews Harvard nueroscientist & meditation researcher, Sara Lazar. In the interview, Dr Lazar talks about the 5 major area of the brain affected by meditation. She says that just a few minutes of daily meditation begins to change the…

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Meditation Helps To Build Positive Self-Esteem

Research is showing that meditation effects that areas of the brain that relate to our sense of self and our relationship to others. In 2012/13, Griffith University in Australia conducted two studies to demonstrate that mindfulness meditation skills help enhance our self-image & secure more positive self-esteem. The results, were originally published…

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Mindfulness Meditation Can Help Ease Anxiety, Stress, Depression, & Pain.

This article from Harvard’s Health Letter points to an article from JAMA (Journal of the American Medical Association) that suggests mindfulness meditation can help ease psychological stresses like anxiety, depression, and pain. And also references a study by Dr. Elizabeth Hoge, which found that mindfulness-based stress reduction (MSBR) program helped…

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Transcendental Meditation Is Transforming the Way Children Learn

According to the National Assessment of Educational Progress, which functions as a kind of nation’s report card, the US is flunking in it’s educational system. We are now below proficient in math & reading. However, in some schools around the country Quiet Time is now being implemented. Quiet Time “allows…

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Effect of Transcendental Meditation on Employee Stress, Depression, and Burnout: A Randomized Controlled Study

For those meditators with a scientific mind or any who likes to read scientific studies & journals. ~ Anthony ORIGINAL STUDY & FINDINGS published in The Permanente Journal & CAN BE FOUND AT: http://www.thepermanentejournal.org/issues/2014/winter/5591-transcendental-meditation.html Charles Elder, MD, MPH, FACP; Sanford Nidich, EdD; Francis Moriarty, EdD; Randi Nidich, EdD Perm J…

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Meditation: Not Only Good For Students, But Beneficial For Teachers Too

Meditation is now being offered in many schools across the US. However, it is not just something useful to students. We can probably all imagine just how stressful a teachers job is, well recent research has shown that transcendental Meditation (TM) helps to substantially alleviate teacher burnout. In fact, “the…

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“Meditation Significantly Slows Aging” Says Nobel Prize Winner

Elizabeth Blackburn won the Nobel Prize in 2009 for her discovery of the protective caps on chromosomes called, “telomeres” & the enzyme called “telomerase”. Based on Blackburn’s research, scientists use the measure of telomere length as a metric for aging and disease risk. The enzyme “telomerase,” protects the telomeres from…

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