|Do It Yourself by Benny Ang|
|The practice of mindfulness meditation is similar to the shock absorbers in a car. If the shock absorbers are not good, you will see how difficult it will be when you drive. This vehicle of ours - the body and mind, this combination - is full of such difficult moments. |
|Mindfulness program reduces stress by http://www.hometownannapolis.com|
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The University of Massachusetts' Medical School established its Stress Reduction Clinic in 1979,which became the Center for Mindfulness in 1995. Roughly 17,000 people have completed the program since its inception, officials said. |
|A Simple Meditation Preparation by Laurie Desjardins http://www.david-taylor.biz|
|Meditation is a wonderful way to calm your mind, clear your thoughts, and bring you to peace with the world. It is also a deeply personal experience, and requires your complete concentration. If you’re new to meditation, or looking for a way to refresh your routine, here are a few tips for getting started. |
|Full of excitement, our kids embrace meditation as a life enhancer by Khin Hninn Phyu, Myanmar Times|
|Kids meditate at the one-day course at Dhamma Joti Vipassana Centre on October 10 2006
|Study suggests meditation can help boost attention by Bodhipaksa, May 20, 2007|
|However, a new study from the University of Wisconsin-Madison suggests that attention does not have a fixed capacity - and that it can be improved by directed mental training, such as meditation. |
|Mind at work: Meditation may raise attention capabilities by Newswise 12 May 2007|
|A new study from the University of Wisconsin-Madison suggests that attention does not have a fixed capacity – and that it can be improved by directed mental training, such as meditation. |
|Meditation helps increase attention span by ANI Correspondent|
|The study was conducted by a team of researchers led by Heleen Slagter and Richard Davidson, at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
As a person has a finite amount of brainpower, paying close attention to one thing may mean the tradeoff of missing something that follows shortly thereafter. For example, when two visual signals are shown a half-second apart, people miss the second one much of the time. |
|No Place Like Om: Meditation training puts oomph into attention by Bruce Bower www.sciencenews.org 12/05/2007|
|The new results demonstrate that mental resources devoted to attention can be amplified through mental training, say psychologist Richard J. Davidson of the University of Wisconsin–Madison and his colleagues.
|Insight Meditation Helps Focus and Calm Beleaguered Minds by Gary White, The Ledger. May 12, 2007|
|nsight meditation involves sitting still and focusing attention on the breath moving in and out of the nose while avoiding any directed thoughts. It sounds easy, and to many it might seem a waste of time. Participants say it's the opposite - deeply challenging and equally rewarding.
|Meditation may fine-tune control over attention by University of Wisconsin-Madison|
|However, a new study from the University of Wisconsin-Madison suggests that attention does not have a fixed capacity - and that it can be improved by directed mental training, such as meditation.