Recently, many of my students have asked me to do a comparison: Guided meditation VS silent meditation. And to explain the difference. You might be surprised to hear that there is indeed a significant difference between guided meditation and silent meditation. And guided meditation is not as effective. Ever since meditation became a billion-dollar-industry in… Continue reading Guided Meditation VS Silent Meditation: What’s The Difference?
What’s better between mindfulness and mindfulness? Trick question. The two types of mindfulness (dispositional mindfulness or “trait” mindfulness, and state mindfulness) are both excellent for our health. However, it’s important to understand the difference between the two, and we meditators really should practise both of them. If you want to get the most out of your… Continue reading What Is Dispositional Mindfulness? – A Guide
Over the past few years, we’ve seen the rise of many mindfulness communities around the world, with notable mindful communities in Toronto, Houston, New Orleans and other cities, and some specialising in communities for blacks and women. New scientific research reveals big benefits of mindfulness community intervention for stress, anxiety, and depression, and especially… Continue reading Virtual Mindfulness Community Helps Depression, Anxiety [Research]
There’s a direct link between daily meditation and anxiety, as well as cognitive functioning, according to research published in the journal Behavioural Brain Research. If you have ever wondered how long you need to meditate for to reduce anxiety symptoms, the answer appears to be once a day for 8 weeks. Research On Daily Meditation… Continue reading Daily Meditation And Anxiety: Scientific Breakthrough Has You Sorted
What is the most powerful meditation you can do? Over the past few years, there has been considerable scientific research into the benefits of different types of meditation. If you follow our newsletter, you will have seen tutorials on all different types of meditation. But you might wonder what the most powerful meditation you can… Continue reading Most Powerful Meditations You Can Do, Ranked By Science
Does meditation make time go faster or slower? New research has revealed that meditation affects our perception of time, self and space. It creates feelings of selflessness and timelessness. And it is possible to use meditation to stop time, or to make it pass faster or slower. Time is a subjective matter. When we are… Continue reading Does Meditation Make Time Go Faster?
New scientific research has proven the positive effects of meditation on the endocrine system. Results prove how beneficial meditation is for stress [READ: Best Meditations For Stress]. Stress is the single most common health problem in the world, and is one of the primary causes of diseases, including six of the biggest killers: cancer, coronary… Continue reading Research on Meditation and the Endocrine System