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6 Scientifically Proven Ways Meditation Makes You Smarter

 As a meditation teacher I’m often asked “Does meditation make you smarter?” And the answer is a definitive yes. It's proven that there are over 100 scientifically proven benefits of meditation, the majority of which are psychological benefits. On of the best benefits is that meditation makes you more intelligent. In fact not only does meditation make you smarter, it literally increases the size of your brain by increasing grey matter and increasing the thickness of the brain's cerebral cortex. There are six important ways in which meditation makes you more intelligent. Let’s take a look at each of them.…

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New Insight Reveals Important Benefits Of Spirituality On Your Life
Science has proven that spirituality is very important in life. Indeed, spirituality is so important that it affects your health, psychology, happiness, and many other aspects of your life.

New Insight Reveals Important Benefits Of Spirituality On Your Life

New insights reveal that there is a staggering importance of spirituality in our lives.  There are incredible benefits of spirituality for those who maintain a spiritual practice and a spiritual mindset [read: how to be a spiritual person] As spiritual people we are happier. We are healthier. We have better perspectives. We are more enlightened. And we are likely to live longer. But it goes further than that. It's been shown that there are even benefits of spirituality for serious issues like fighting diseases and overcoming depression. From neuroscience to positive psychology, scientists have proven time and again that  there are massive…

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Here’s Why You’re Crying During Meditation And What It Really Means

A reader wrote in to us today saying, “When I meditate I cry. What’s going on? Why does meditation make me cry?, I thought it was supposed to make me relaxed and happy, but I always start crying. Please explain what's happening to me!.”  Many people think it's a problem when they cry while meditating. It really isn't. There are far worse things meditation can do. Crying when meditating is actually common. There are many reasons why people cry when they meditate. Sometimes it's just because of dry eyes. Other times it could mean your emotions are out of control.…

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How To Change Your Mind From The Outside In

Today, scientists have shared with us a proven and simple way to change your mind: start from the outside in. It turns out that inward changes do not equate to outwards changes. Actually, outward changes equate to inward changes. If you want to change your mind you have to start by changing your actions. This flies in the face of popular convention. Even THE DAILY MEDITATION's guide to changing your beliefs states that we can change ourselves from the inside out. So what gives? Research into psychotherapy has literally turned the tables on the way we think about psychology. For years—centuries, even—it…

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How To Use Healing Meditations For Cancer Treatment To Cure Yourself

Can you use healing meditations for cancer treatment? Can meditation cure cancer for real?  Here on THE DAILY MEDITATION we previously shared the best meditations to heal the mind and body. We know from scientific research that there are more than 100 health benefits of meditation. But can meditation cure cancer? Breaking scientific research suggests meditation can cure cancer just as it can prevent it. But is this true? And if so, how do you use the healing power of meditation for cancer treatment? Let's take a look.  How Meditations Heals Cancer And Prevents It Too   Meditation prevents cancer partly…

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Niacin For Depression, Mayo Heralding It As A Miracle Cure

The Mayo Clinic is saying that using Niacin for depression is basically a miracle cure. Now look: Smart people know it's best to use natural techniques, not pills. Here's a free guide: Beat Depression Naturally. With Self Help. But sometimes you need a little helping hand. Niacin can help. Niacin is offering hope for millions of people around the world suffering from depression. 6.9 percent of the entire world population has depression. So if niacin can help, clearly it's a big deal. But does it really work? Does niacin help depression, really? Odds are that one of two things are true…

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Buddhist Oneness: How To Achieve Oneness With The Universe

Have you heard of Buddhist oneness?  Buddhists use meditation as a way how to achieve oneness with the universe.  To the Buddhist, oneness exists throughout the universe. There is oneness in all things. It is in you too. To prove it, let me ask you a question: Do you see the sun in yourself? You must see the sun in yourself. Because without the sun there would be no heat on Earth. Without heat on earth there would be no living beings. And you are a living being. So you must see the sun in yourself. Let me ask you…

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How Meditation Works—Breakthrough Studies Reveal Everything
Neuroimaging studies have been conducted to see how meditation works

How Meditation Works—Breakthrough Studies Reveal Everything

Have you ever wondered how meditation works? If so you're not alone. World renowned scientists have been studying the process of meditation to see how mindfulness effects the brain. Crazy thing is: Scientists are baffled. They cannot workout how meditation works. When the Dalai Lama invited the Mind and Life Institute to visit India to learn western science, it was immediately clear that science does not have all the answers. The Life and Mind Institute sent neuroscientists, quantum mechanics and psychologists to meet the Dalai Lama. They were taught meditation by The Dalai Lama and by Tibetan monks. Their studies revealed a great…

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How To Use Meditation For Decision Making Skills [TUTORIAL]

Did you know that you can use how to use meditation for decision making skills? One of the key ways meditation makes us more intelligent is that it improves your decision making skills. In my guide to the best meditation techniques you can learn 31 styles of meditation and the incredible ways they benefit you. One such benefit is the fact that meditation improves decision making skills in as little as 15 minutes. Science proves it. According to research at The Wharton School and INSEAD (“The Business School for the World”), as little as fifteen minutes a day practicing mindfulness meditation significantly…

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What Does Daydreaming Mean? Science Reveals Shocking Answer

What does daydreaming mean? If you've ever wondered, then you will be amazed by the results of a groundbreaking new scientific study. It turns out that our daydreams mean a lot and are actually crucial to our wellbeing. We know that the mind communicates with us when we dream, and our daydreams speak to us to. Not only that, but daydreaming is good for our health. So if you have ever been told to take your head out of the clouds: don't. Daydreamers tend to be healthier and more successful. Psychological studies suggest that daydreams are important for helping us to realise our…

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