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Mindfulness & Meditation: What’s the Difference?

Nowadays, mindfulness and meditation are often used to mean the same thing, which can be confusing, while not many are clear on what ‘mindfulness meditation’ is and how it differs from either of the above. So here’s our version: Mindfulness is being aware. It’s noticing and paying attention to thoughts, feelings, behavior, and everything else. […]

How Meditation Helps the Addicted Brain

Fairly quickly, it can produce beneficial results for many mental health challenges, ranging from depression and anxiety to age-related decline. Meditation has proven especially helpful in recovery from addiction and in preventing relapse.

Meditation’s Calming Effects Pinpointed in Brain

During yoga pranayama exercises people practice controlling the breath, or prana, to induce a state of calm and focus. Paying attention to breathing and slowing down respiration is a core component of many mindfulness practices. Research suggests the practice has multiple benefits—it induces an overall sense of well-being while reducing anxiety and improved sleep.