Posts Tagged ‘meditation’

Wandering mind syndrome: why it’s a problem and what to do about it

A couple of pretty recent studies concluded that when our minds wander, our unhappiness increases.  This finding is troubling because it is the nature of the human mind to wander; that is, to think about something other than what is happening in the present moment.  How often do you catch yourself ruminating about the past…

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A simple meditation exercise

We hear again and again how great meditation is for us.  It helps with stress, sleep, blood pressure, mood, energy levels, and even changes the neurological structure of the brain (click here for a primer on some of the medical benefits of meditation).  How can we develop a personal meditation practice that can actually be a…

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