By Max Plenke for .Mic Stressed out? The sexier side of science has good and bad news for you. The bad news: Your stress is keeping you from having the best sex you can. The… Read More »Meditation Helps You Have Better Sex — Here’s the Science Behind Why
By Kathleen Lees for Science World Report Meditation can certainly help you relax. Yet did you know it can also help you fall and stay asleep? Researchers at the University of Southern California found that… Read More »Mindfulness Meditation Helps Improve The Quality Of Sleep
By Christina Congleton, Britta K. Hölzel, and Sara W. Lazar for Harvard Business Review The business world is abuzz with mindfulness. But perhaps you haven’t heard that the hype is backed by hard science. Recent research provides strong… Read More »Mindfulness Can Literally Change Your Brain
By Barbara Stepko for Health.com I got introduced to journaling when I was a kid. At first, I thought the idea was to keep a record of what I had done each day. But eventually—I’m… Read More »The Healing Powers of Keeping a Journal, and 3 Ways to Stick With It
By Lisa Kring for Huffington Post Mindfulness is the capacity to be fully present with one’s actual, moment-to-moment experience as it is arising, with kind attention, without the mind trying to make it different. More… Read More »The 5 Main Tenets of Mindful Parenting
by Emma M. Seppala, Ph.D for Psychology Today I started meditating soon after 9/11. I was living in Manhattan, an already chaotic place, at an extremely chaotic time. I realized I had no control over… Read More »20 Scientific Reasons to Start Meditating Today
By Traci Pedersen for PsychCentral A new study reveals that practitioners of meditation experience changes in gene expression that are the exact opposite of what occurs during the “flight or fight” stress response. Specifically, genes… Read More »Meditation Produces Opposite Effect of ‘Fight or Flight’
by Claudine Ryan for ABC Health and Wellbeing Feeling less stressed, having better concentration and a greater resilience to life’s challenges are some of the commonly-cited reasons for trying meditation. But this quest for inner… Read More »Mindfulness meditation: boosting young people’s brain power?