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Can meditation slow down ageing?

Monday, February 10, 2014
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The desire to prolong youth is one of the most powerful drivers in human beings. Modern science is showing that meditation may have anti-ageing effects on our cells….

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A little less worry, little more peace: how meditation reduces stress

Monday, January 6, 2014
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It is the first benefit of meditation to be researched and recognised since the late 60s , and the reason medical practitioners brought it into Western public awareness:…

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The link between happiness and meditation

Thursday, November 14, 2013
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The world’s most famous Happiness expert on meditation Shawn Achor is arguably the world’s most famous expert on “happiness”.  With 12 years spent researching the subject at Harvard…

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How mindfulness meditation changes the brain

Friday, November 1, 2013
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Technologies such as fMRI (functional magnetic resonance imaging) and EEG (electroencephalography) make it possible for neuroscientists to see exactly what goes on in the brain, and these are…

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Mindfulness meditation stops rumination, a danger to mental health

Tuesday, October 22, 2013
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There is a theory that it isn’t only what happens to us but equally how we choose to think about it, that determines our mental wellbeing; now the…

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Meditation may lower blood pressure: but which type should we choose?

Friday, October 18, 2013
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Different meditation practices shown to reduce blood pressure Many studies have researched meditation’s effects on blood pressure and indications are that some types of meditation have modest but…

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