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Mindfulness Could Make You Less Swayed By Immediate Rewards

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/11/05/mindfulness-rewards-positive-feedback_n_4213365.html?utm_hp_ref=healthy-living Mindfulness could help you to be less swayed by immediate rewards, a new study suggests. A study in the¬†journal Emotion¬†shows that people high in mindfulness have less brain activity in response to positive feedback. Mindfulness is the act of nonjudgmental focus on the present moment. “These findings suggest that mindful individuals may be less… Continue reading Mindfulness Could Make You Less Swayed By Immediate Rewards

Where To Meditate: 11 Surprising Places To Find Some Zen

Where To Meditate: 11 Surprising Places To Find Some Zen In search of simple, quick and cheap stress relief? Meditation is what you’re after. Often associated with Eastern-world practices, meditation has been making headlines and infiltrating the West. It’s no mystery as to why: Just 20 minutes has been shown to decrease stress, help with… Continue reading Where To Meditate: 11 Surprising Places To Find Some Zen

‘Meditation Has Changed My Life,’ Says Hugh Jackman

An unlikely poster boy for meditation, Wolverine star Hugh Jackman revealed in the latest issue of Men’s Health that meditation “changed his life.” The August issue of the magazine features a world exclusive on his workout (and some mighty fine muscles he has too). Talking about the gruelling training involved to shape up for the… Continue reading ‘Meditation Has Changed My Life,’ Says Hugh Jackman

Work Stress: An Email Meditation To Reduce Tension At Your Desk

Checking your overflowing Gmail inbox — or sending out a message to an important business contact — is a pretty surefire way to make your pulse quicken and your mind start racing with worries about deadlines and obligations. In fact, one study actually found that checking and sending email at work can increase your blood… Continue reading Work Stress: An Email Meditation To Reduce Tension At Your Desk