A Spotlight on Meditation — The Why, Where and How of Meditation
By Julie Ferris, June 2020
Meditation is a key. Imagine being able to unlock what your heart truly desires and discern your way. For when your mind is still, the heart can speak.
Meditating quietens the mind allowing your heart to lead. It’s a way to an ever-present oasis of peace inside you. In short, it’s good for you.
Behind the scenes, changes are happening to the very structure of your brain when you meditate. The plus minus effect is in motion in 5 regions of the brain as shown in research by neuroscientist Dr Sara Lazar. Here is the swift science behind what meditation can do for you:
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Here are a few links which you might find of interest.
- The NHS on Mindfulness – https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/stress-anxiety-depression/mindfulness/
- For research into the clinical and health benefits of Mindfulness – http://www.mindfulnet.org/page4.htm
- Ruby Wax on Mindfulness – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x_DgOoKrkDA
- Jon Kabat-Zinn on the Attitudes of Mindfulness –https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2n7FOBFMvXg