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Why is walking in the woods so good for you?

Why is walking in the woods so good for you? | Integrative Medicine | Scoop.it

Nature walks are good for the brain...."the most powerful benefits, a new study suggests, may result from the way trees and birds and sunsets gently tug – but never grab – at our attention...

The explanation, according to lead author Marc Berman, a research fellow at the Rotman Research Institute at Baycrest in Toronto, lies in the distinction between two types of attention: “voluntary,” in which we consciously focus on something; and “involuntary,” in which something grabs our attention."


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The Surprising Source of Great Results: Attention and Mindfulness

The Surprising Source of Great Results: Attention and Mindfulness | Integrative Medicine | Scoop.it

To enhance the results in our organizations, the time has come to pay attention to our attention.


According to Otto Scharmer, the quality of our attention shapes the quality of our results. A rather unusual thought in our Western management world. How does it work? .

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Meditation helps kids pay attention, leading researcher says

Meditation helps kids pay attention, leading researcher says | Integrative Medicine | Scoop.it
Simple meditation techniques, backed up with modern scientific knowledge of the brain, are helping kids hard-wire themselves to be able to better pay attention and become kinder, says neuroscientist Richard Davidson.

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