by Pam Harrison May 24, 2011 (Washington, DC) — Group sessions during which cancer survivors are taught meditation, mindful yoga, and communication techniques significantly improve psychological symptoms and quality of life (QoL), especially among breast… Read More »Meditation Improves the Well-Being of Cancer Survivors
Meditation can help relieve pain and improve memory by regulating a brain wave known as the alpha rhythm, which ‘turns down the volume’ on distractions. Mindfulness meditation has been reported to enhance numerous mental abilities,… Read More »Meditation Helps Brain Block Distractions
We name Wednesday after Wodin or Odin, the norse God of wisdom (“Wodin’s-day”). He’s the Norse Mercury, which is interesting when you consider the French and Spanish words for Wednesday: mercredi and miércoles respectively, both… Read More »Meditation: Wednesday Awakening
by Michael W. Taft The name of this blog is “Deconstructing Yourself,” but what does deconstruction have to do with meditation? In short: everything. Deconstructing your experience—in the sense of analyzing or seeing through experience—is… Read More »Meditation — Why “Deconstruction”?
by Dan Gould Looking after our minds should be as natural as brushing our teeth. The recently launched Action for Happiness movement suggests daily habits – doing good to others, taking exercise and nurturing relationships… Read More »Meditation: The Power of Daily Practice
by Chris Edgar Most productivity writing is about tips for organizing our workspace — creative ways to arrange our e-mail inbox, write to-do lists, color-code folders, and so on. These techniques can be useful, but… Read More »Meditation Teaches Us about Productivity
by Michael W. Taft Concentration is the eternal secret of every mortal achievement – Stefan Zweig There is an ancient story from India that tells of five young princes who were practicing archery in the… Read More »Concentration: An Iterative Approach to Focusing the Mind