Below are articles and videos to help you learn even more about how you can benefit from meditation.
Mindfulness meditation is one wellness trend that shows no signs of disappearing. But what does the science say? You know you should meditate. You’ve probably had plenty of friends tell you so and seen plenty of headlines about the benefits of meditation. It makes you happier, healthier, calmer, glowier, smarter, younger, nicer—a generally better human, or so you’ve heard. Maybe you've even dipped your toe into meditating once or twice, downloading Headspace after a stressful day, and couldn't really motivate yourself to make it stick. Or, hey, maybe you are one of those people who actually sets aside 30 minutes a day to meditate.
Of all the words one might expect to hear in a sit-down interview with the top brass of a city fire department, “namaste” wouldn’t chart too highly. But in Worcester, they’re all about it. Mindfulness – a focus on mental health employing breathing, stretching and meditation techniques not unlike yoga – is one of the Worcester Fire Department’s newest and, to them, most exciting initiatives to improve the health and safety of its crew.
The founder of modern Western mindfulness Jon Kabat-Zinn on how to practice mindfulness in everyday life.
The coach of the Thai soccer team that has been trapped in a cave for 12 days taught the players how to meditate in order to stay calm and conserve energy while awaiting rescue.
New research shows meditation boosts your health, happiness, and success!
Doctors often prescribe the practice for better health and wellness, even later in life.
One flawed study can’t diminish the benefits of meditation in the workplace.
Sara Lazar at TEDxCambridge 2011