Meditation for Anxiety and Depression? Johns Hopkins research suggests meditation may reduce symptoms of some forms of depression and anxiety. Release Date: January 6, 2014 Meditation daily may improve symptoms of anxiety and depression, a new Johns Hopkins analysis of previously published research suggests. “A lot of people use meditation, but it’s not a practice considered part of mainstream medical therapy for anything,” says Madhav Goyal, M.D., M.P.H., an assistant professor in the Division of General Internal Medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and leader of a study published online Jan. 6 in JAMA Internal Medicine. “But in our study, meditation appeared to provide as much relief.
Happiest man on earth is a Buddhist monk by Jaya According to scientists, he is the world’s happiest man. His level of mind control is astonishing and the upbeat impulses in his brain are off the scale. Tibetan monk and molecular geneticist Matthieu Ricard is the happiest man in the world according to researchers at the University of Wisconsin. The 66-year-old’s brain produces a level of gamma waves – those linked to consciousness, attention, learning and memory – never before reported in neuroscience. Ricard, French academic-turned-Buddhist monk, shares his secrets to make the world a happier place. The trick, he reckons, is to put some effort into it. In essence,.
How to Meditate Your Way to Anti-Aging – The case of Benjamin Button who became younger throughout the years always seemed like such a fascinating idea. A man who’s skin experiences reverse aging? The general populations fascination with maintaining a youthful appearance continues to skyrocket. Americans spend over $10 billion each year on invasive anti-aging procedures such as Botox, face lifts and breast augmentation surgery. But what if we told you that you could get anti-aging results without all these painful and risky treatments? Experts say that by meditating for 30 minutes in the morning + 30 minutes at night for 30 days straight, you could begin to see amazing benefits both inside and out..
8 Destructive Thinking Patterns and How to Change Them by Steven Aitchison It can be extremely difficult to focus on the good when, seemingly, bad things are happening in your life. However you can train your mind to focus on the good things in your life rather than dwelling on the bad. No it’s not one of those positive thinking articles that you’ve read all over the web and are sick and tired of. This is about changing the way you think, changing your thinking patterns. Do you use any of these thinking patterns in your day to day life? 8 destructive patterns of thinking ‘Never to me’ Thinking pattern This.
Does Meditation Work? Yes, and there is new research that shows meditation boosts your health, happiness, and success! 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 my external environment. But the one place I did have a say over was my mind, through meditation. When I started meditating, I did not realize it would also make me healthier, happier, and more successful. Having witnessed the benefits, I devoted my PhD research at Stanford to studying the impact of meditation. I saw people from diverse backgrounds from college students to combat veterans.
* Increase happiness * Lower oxygen consumption * Improve sports performance * Rise above petty issues * Increase circulation and slow heart rate * Help with ADD and ADHD * Pain relief * Decrease cortisol levels * Increase creativity * Reach your ideal weight * Help with infertility * Increase your ability to learn * Allow you to sleep less (or more) * Reduce the need for medical care * Improve your memory * Reduce your blood pressure * Boost endorphins * Help with problem solving * Reduce chronic diseases * Lower cholesterol * Reduce eating disorders * Aid digestion * Breathe easier * Improve listening skills * Slow aging.
Meditation Gives You Persepective & Keeps You Real It gives you perspective By observing your mind, you realize you don’t have to be slave to it. You realize it throws tantrums, gets grumpy, jealous, happy and sad but that it doesn’t have to run you. Meditation is quite simply mental hygiene: clear out the junk, tune your talents, and get in touch with yourself. Think about it, you shower every day and clean your body, but have you ever showered your mind? As a consequence, you’ll feel more clear and see thing with greater perspective. “The quality of our life depends on the quality of our mind,” writes Sri Sri.