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Strategic reviews are challenging the popular perception of the beneficial effects of mindfulness Continue reading
The first episode of NDA offers an introduction into duality and non duality. It’s nice, easy to follow and uses everyday examples that makes the subject very approachable.
Does mind wandering inevitably lead to unhappiness?
Train in compassion to create a more positive outlook. Continue reading
The default mode network has a crucial but poorly understood role in how meditation influences brain structure and function. This paper sets out some of the current thinking regarding self-generated thought. Continue reading
Meditation and mindfulness may help to keep your brain young Continue reading
Authors: Kieran C.R. Fox, R. Nathan Spreng, Melissa Ellamil, Jessica R. Andrews-Hanna, Kalina Christoff Year: 2015 Title: The wandering brain: Meta-analysis of functional neuroimaging studies of mind-wandering and related spontaneous thought processes Summary: Thinking about the most common effects on … Continue reading
Does compassion training lead to a lowering in self reported depression? This experiment involving second year medical students suggests it might. Continue reading