meditation

Mental Health

Confessions of an Anxious Meditator 

The poster-child picture of the meditator is often someone with a blissed-out beatific smile, looking as if they are about to float into space. In fact, meditation puts us in touch with the anxiety we all carry as living, breathing human beings. And that’s why it can be so helpful. Read More 

  • Editor-in-Chief Barry Boyce
  • May 17, 2017
Meditation

This is Your Anxious Brain on Meditation 

Mindfulness asks us to simply notice the storylines we create in our minds without trying to change them. Meditation gives us the space to choose not to react to those things that trigger our anxiety. Read More 

  • Editor-in-Chief Barry Boyce and Mindful Staff
  • March 31, 2017
Science

Meditators Have Younger Brains 

When researchers at UCLA compared the brains of meditators to non-meditators they found that meditator’s brains were almost a decade younger by the time people reach their mid 50s. Read More 

  • B Grace Bullock PhD
  • March 6, 2017

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