Can Meditation Change Your Genes?

Mindful.org – If it weren’t for the rats, I wouldn’t be writing about epigenetics and meditation. Epigenetics is one of those scientific subjects that, after a solid and respectable start, jumped the…

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Why Mindfulness is for Everyone

Mindful.org – The present moment. It’s a wondrous thing. From some perspective, it’s all we’ve got, since nothing happens that doesn’t happen within it. And yet, somehow, we’ve managed to almost ruin…

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The Mindful Survey: How We Meditate

Mindful.org – What’s your preferred meditation practice? 73% prefer seated meditation, while 5% like walking meditation best, and 10% like the body scan best. 12% would rather use other meditation methods, including…

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The Medicine of the Moment

Mindful.org – Beginning in 1979, when Jon Kabat-Zinn went into the basement of the University of Massachusetts medical school and led a small number of patients through a program he dubbed Mindfulness-Based…

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