Massive Difference Between Guided Meditation And Meditation  

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Recently, many of my students have asked me about the difference between guided meditation and meditation. It may surprise you to hear that there is indeed a significant difference between these two practices, and that guided meditation is not as effective as silent meditation. Ever since meditation became a billion-dollar-industry in 2019, companies have been […]

Dispositional Mindfulness Guide—Develop The Trait Of Awareness

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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 […]

Virtual Mindfulness Community Helps Depression, Anxiety [Research]

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  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 […]

The Science of Deep Breathing – Why It Benefits Us So Much

The Science of Deep Breathing – Why It Benefits Us So Much

New research reveals the science of deep breathing and why it benefits us so very much. Meditators are well accustomed to the fact that the way we breathe influences the mind. Proper breathing techniques can relax the mind and offer myriad mental and physical health benefits. But just how does breathing influence your mind? Breathing […]

Daily Meditation And Anxiety: Scientific Breakthrough Has You Sorted

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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 […]

Most Powerful Meditations You Can Do, Ranked By Science

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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 […]

Does Meditation Make Time Go Faster Or Slower?

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Does meditation make time go faster or slower? New research has revealed that meditation affects our perception of time, self and space, creating feelings of selflessness and timelessness. 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 anxious or […]

This AI Is The Future Of Meditation And It’s Insane

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A mind-reading AI (Artificial Intelligence) that turns thoughts in your mind into words could be the future of meditation technology and therapy. A new artificial intelligence can accurately translate words in an individual’s mind into sentences. The AI currently supports 250 words. It is actually designed to be used as a way for people who […]

Why Is Meditation Good For You? Science Answers

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As a meditation teacher, one of the most common questions I hear is “Why is meditation good for you?”. It might seem strange that the simple practice of sitting still with your eyes closed, focus on your breath, could have so many health benefits. After all, it’s not like you’re doing any physical exercise, so […]

Meditation Reduces Stress By Changing Endocrine System, Says Science

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New scientific research has proven the positive effects of meditation on 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 heart disease, accidental injuries, respiratory disorders, cirrhosis of the liver […]