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5 Reasons Why Meditation Beats an iPhone, by Rahul Brown

5 Reasons Why Meditation Beats an iPhone, by Rahul Brown | Yoga and Wellness | Scoop.it
People buy iPhones to be universally connected and have a ton of cool functions and features at their fingertips. But as the wise monk Rev. Heng Sure once said, everything we create in silicon already exists in carbon.

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Universal connection through your mind, not your phone... Hm.

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ThinDifference's curator insight, December 12, 2012 12:12 PM

From 5 different perspectives - connectivity, social networking, features & functionality, environment, and cost - meditation wins. Read more to find out how and join the conversation.

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How Mindfulness Meditation Works In The Brain

How Mindfulness Meditation Works In The Brain | Yoga and Wellness | Scoop.it
Mindfulness may be so successful in helping with a range of conditions, from depression to pain, by working as a sort of "volume knob" for sensations, according to a new review of studies from Brown University researchers.

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The BioSync Team's curator insight, March 20, 2013 9:15 AM

"We think we're the first [research] group to propose an underlying neurophysiological mechanism that directly links the actual practice of mindful awareness of breath and body sensations to the kinds of cognitive and emotional benefits that mindfulness confers." 
- Catherine Kerr

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http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/02/14/mindfulness-meditation-brain_n_2680087.html#slide=1363207

Joanna Boj's curator insight, March 21, 2013 5:33 AM

Very interesting, finally we're getting an insight into how mindfulness works on the physiological level.

Brady Wyman's curator insight, March 25, 2013 11:53 AM

Displays potential health benefits of mindfulness meditation.

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5 Reasons Why Meditation Beats an iPhone, by Rahul Brown

5 Reasons Why Meditation Beats an iPhone, by Rahul Brown | Yoga and Wellness | Scoop.it
People buy iPhones to be universally connected and have a ton of cool functions and features at their fingertips. But as the wise monk Rev. Heng Sure once said, everything we create in silicon already exists in carbon.

Via ThinDifference, The BioSync Team
yoga's insight:

Universal connection through your mind, not your phone... Hm.

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ThinDifference's curator insight, December 12, 2012 12:12 PM

From 5 different perspectives - connectivity, social networking, features & functionality, environment, and cost - meditation wins. Read more to find out how and join the conversation.

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Google+ Hangout with Sri Sri Ravi Shankar - 26 Jan 2013 : Send in your questions!

Google+ Hangout with Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, Spiritual Leader & founder Art of Living, on 26 January 2013 Register on http://goo.gl/ATWDz You can post your que...
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Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, spiritual leader and founder of the Art of Living Foundation (founded 1982), which aims to relieve individual stress, societal problems and violence, will be speaking at a Google+ Hangout this Sautrday.

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Hundreds of Students at a Buddhist Girls School in Thailand Practice Transcendental Meditation® Twice Daily

PAK THO, Thailand, Jan. 10, 2013- The only Buddhist boarding school in Thailand incorporates the practice of the Transcendental Meditation  (TM®) technique into the school's curriculum. 

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