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Cognitive gains from meditation last for seven years, research shows

Cognitive gains from meditation last for seven years, research shows | Positive futures | Scoop.it
This study is the first to offer evidence that intensive and continued meditation practice is associated with enduring improvements in sustained attention and response inhibition, with the potential to alter longitudinal trajectories of cognitive change across a person's life. 
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Life is stressful - have you considered the benefits of meditation? There are many, asserts this study.

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Meditation: The Science of Awakening

Meditation: The Science of Awakening | Positive futures | Scoop.it
Meditation is a science of awakening consciousness.

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Anne Egros's curator insight, September 28, 2013 4:51 PM

Meditation is the means to awaken the consciousness in order to perceive the objective truth, without the interference of the mind. 


In almost all civilizations and religions, in ancient and modern times, meditation has been used to reach serenity by silencing the mind.


Authentic leadership: Can meditation make you a better leader ?

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http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/07/05/business-meditation-executives-meditate_n_3528731.html

 

http://www.transformleaders.tv/breathe-meditate-lead-ten-ways-mindfulness-practice-can-make-us-better-leaders/

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7 Ways Meditation Can Actually Change The Brain

7 Ways Meditation Can Actually Change The Brain | Positive futures | Scoop.it
Science is showing that meditation is very deserving of its newfound fame.

Via Nicole S. Bakhazi, Lynnette Van Dyke, Luciana Viter
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It may be the coolest fad on the block, but this really has sustainability!

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How to meditate

How to meditate | Positive futures | Scoop.it
Ours is a culture that values multi-tasking and constant stimulation, leaving many people feeling scattered and fragmented, drained of energy, always in search of more intensity to feel alive.

Via ThinDifference
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