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Benefits of Meditation 1. Reduces stress 2. Lowers blood pressure 3. Decreases anxiety 4. Relieves insomnia 5. Lessens the effects of PTSD 6. Improves attention and focus 7. Enhances learning Can Meditation Increase your Gray Matter? Thousands of studies have Read More
Our bodies have a built in biological response know as Fight or Flight. When we are in danger this response is beneficial for survival, however, when we are in stressful, non-life threatening situations, our bodies have the same hormonal response as if we were in danger. This response can affect our ability to concentrate, to make decisions, to problem-solve and to communicate clearly. It can also inhibit sleep and keep our body’s immune system from functioning properly. Read More
Just a few decades ago scientists believed that the brain was fixed and unchanging. Thanks to the discovery of neuroplasticity, we now know that the brain is actually plastic and malleable. In The Brain That Changes Itself, Norman Doidge M.D. states that the brain has the capacity to rewire itself and/or form new neural pathways Read More