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Mindfulness builds grey matter in the brain

Mindfulness builds grey matter in the brain

Aum November 28, 2015 0

You’ve heard how good mindfulness is for you, but did you know it helps you grow new brain cells, changes how your brain functions on a day-to-day level, and even resets your perception of

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Naturally Mindful

Naturally Mindful

AUM Magazine April 8, 2015 0

Mindfulness may seem like a difficult practice that takes special training and abilities to practice, but in many ways we are naturally mindful, whether we practice mindfulness or not. Everybody has awareness. That is

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Corporations’ Newest Productivity Hack: Meditation

Corporations’ Newest Productivity Hack: Meditation

AUM Magazine March 15, 2015 0

Since I started meditating two years ago, my practice has been shamefully sporadic. When I do manage to stop what I’m doing and sit down, device-free, I find following my breath to be a

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Zen and the art of commuting

Zen and the art of commuting

AUM Magazine October 28, 2014 0

Here’s how mindfulness experts say you can be more calm and focused and less hostile: 1. Turn your attention from when you’ll get to your destination (it’s often out of your control, anyway) to

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Mindfulness meditation improved quality of life in adolescents with cancer

Mindfulness meditation improved quality of life in adolescents with cancer

AUM Magazine August 26, 2014 0

A diagnosis of cancer is accompanied by a high degree of emotional stress. Consequently, psychological interventions have become a vital and integral component of cancer care. One example is mindfulness meditation, a form of

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Mindfulness Meditation Benefits More Than The Mind

Mindfulness Meditation Benefits More Than The Mind

AUM Magazine June 5, 2014 0

I can see clearly now, my sunk-cost bias is gone. Meditation has long been known for its mental health benefits, but new research shows that just a few minutes of mindfulness can improve physical

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9 Popular Meditation Myths Dispelled

9 Popular Meditation Myths Dispelled

AUM Magazine April 24, 2014 0

Isn’t meditation for hippies, geeks, and weirdos who sell flowers at the airport? Isn’t it a cult? This is what your rational mind might be saying. After all, it’s not the most “normal” activity

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TIME Magazine’s Latest Issue Dives Into The Benefits Of Mindfulness

TIME Magazine’s Latest Issue Dives Into The Benefits Of Mindfulness

AUM Magazine January 30, 2014 0

Are we in the middle of a mindfulness revolution? That’s what the cover of TIME Magazine’s latest issue claims — and it isn’t without some merit. The piece dives into how the practice can help people

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How Yoga Might Save the U.S. Trillions of Dollars, And A Lot of Lives

How Yoga Might Save the U.S. Trillions of Dollars, And A Lot of Lives

AUM Magazine August 26, 2013 0

Scientific evidence is mounting daily for what many have long sensed: that practices like mindfulness, meditation, and yoga can help us address certain intractable individual and societal problems. Prominent companies – Google, General Mills, Target,

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How does mindfulness improve self-control?

How does mindfulness improve self-control?

AUM Magazine August 21, 2013 0

In a 2012 Swiss study, researchers Friese, Messner, and Shaffner tested whether a brief period of meditation would lessen the depletion effects of self-control that have been described by Roy Baumeister. Their subject pool

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