Some great science on the magic of “metta” or loving kindness meditation. If you’re going to pick ONE meditation practice to do, this would be the one. (at least it has been for me, and it’s good to see some of the science, and the studies that are beginning to bear this out)
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https://www.mindful.org/the-remarkable-brains-of-high-level-meditators/ Researchers suggest that people with an advanced meditation practice might operate at a different level of awareness — and it shows in their brainwaves.
https://www.businessinsider.com/neuroscience-50-year-olds-brains-of-25-year-olds-habit-2019-4?fbclid=IwAR338hiDgeDD9NQsn2MtdxVPDt1jvV5kBXMc26qgVBZs4i9gMDtcl_ClqTM&utm_medium=referral&utm_content=topbar&utm_term=desktop&referrer=facebook You can see significant positive changes in just 15 minutes a day.
Setting an #intention. What do you want your practice to be in the SERVICE of? More compassion? More connection? More patience, purpose or presence? Different intentions are best served through different practices. For example, #metta, or loving kindness meditation for cultivating compassion – requires a very different intention, than meditating to reduce stress or focus better at work. Join our #meditation tribe to learn more!
https://www.cnn.com/2019/04/30/health/norway-koselig-hygge-cozy-nature-chasing-life-wisdom-project/index.html By all logic, most Norwegians should be depressed by their long, dark, isolating winters. Except that many have found a cozy, social, nature-infused antidote. The value of social connection…