By Traci Pedersen Associate News Editor Reviewed by John M. Grohol, Psy.D. on May 4, 2013 Meditation Produces Opposite Effect of ‘Fight or Flight’ A new study reveals that practitioners of meditation experience changes in gene expression that are the exact opposite of what occurs during the “flight or fight” stress response. Specifically, genes associated… Continue reading Meditation Produces Opposite Effect of ‘Fight or Flight’ | Psych Central News
There are lots of reasons to start practicing yoga and meditation. Yogis get to shop at Lululemon and tote around fancy rolled-up mats. Those who meditate attract admiring looks when they sit poised in lotus position in the middle of a crowded office building. Okay, so we’re being a bit facetious. But, as it turns… Continue reading Yoga Isn’t Just Good For Your Mind, It’s Good For Your Genes | Greatist
The results of a research study from San Francisco State University came out in July of 2012 that asked the question: “What is the best meditation?” Meditation practitioners around the world would say: “The meditation I do!” and as it turns out, the research shows that it is absolutely true! The study followed people who… Continue reading The “best” meditation is what works for you! by Karah Pino, MAcOM
Introduction to Meditation Here’s the Introductory track on the Unwind your Mind Meditation Instruction CD with transcript below: Unwind your Mind Intro Transcript: It’s time to unwind your mind. Find yourself a quiet place to sit while I explain a little about these techniques to clear and open your mind. We all struggle with stress,… Continue reading It’s Time to Unwind your Mind!