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How to Use Mindfulness Meditation to Slow Down The Decline Of Dementia

How to Use Mindfulness Meditation to Slow Down The Decline Of Dementia

Research suggests mindfulness meditation may actually help to slow down the mental decline of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. Mindfulness, a kind of meditation where one “pays attention on purpose without judgement,” has been a part of religious and spiritual practices for centuries. People who practice Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) have reported health improvements in […]

12 Quotes from Zen Masters That Will Stop You Over Thinking to Achieve Clarity of Mind

12 Quotes from Zen Masters That Will Stop You Over Thinking to Achieve Clarity of Mind

Do you experience a racing mind, where thoughts are overpowering you and you’re having trouble finding peace in the present moment? This happens to me all the time. That’s why I love immersing myself in Zen thinking. Put simply, Zen is about living a life of simplicity, tranquility and mindfulness in the present moment. It’s not […]

Neuroscience reveals how gratitude literally rewires your brain to be happier

Neuroscience reveals how gratitude literally rewires your brain to be happier

We often hear about the power of gratitude for creating a more positive and happy mental state. But did you know that gratitude literally transforms your brain? According to UCLA’s Mindfulness Awareness Research Center, regularly expressing gratitude literally changes the molecular structure of the brain, keeps the gray matter functioning, and makes us healthier and […]