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Meditation

Meditators Have Younger Brains

Good morning, Here's a statement to start your week off with: "When researchers at UCLA compared the brains of meditators to non-meditators they found that meditator’s brains were almost a decade younger by the time people reach their mid 50s." Maria Kazanova/Adobe Stock That's right! New research has shown that people who frequently meditate are proving to be decades younger in their brain...

Rhythm of Breathing Affects Memory and Fear

Good morning! Today's featured article comes from http://neurosciencenews.com/  and is entitled 'Rhythm of Breathing Affects Memory and Fear.' This is a great article which digs into the depths of how a new study reports that the rhythm of your breathing can influence neural activity that enhances memory recall and emotional judgement. Being a holistic healing supporter, we know how important meditation and mindful...

Transcendental Meditation reduces stress and trauma in prisoners, fosters transformation

Here at Inner Passages we strive to focus on Integrative Healing and all accompanying parts of that. Sometimes, meditation can be a part of that healing process and good for the soul. Today we are sharing an article from www.eurekalert.org entitled 'Transcendental Meditation reduces stress and trauma in prisoners, fosters transformation' in which the article describes how meditation was able to help prisoners...

Gaining Happiness by Losing Yourself

Good morning, Today we are sharing an article from psychologytoday.com entitled 'Gaining Happiness by Losing Yourself.'  This is a great read which talks about  being able to lose yourself in order to help treat other mood and emotional issues that you may have going on. It also talks about the importance of being able to recognize situations that aren't favorable and...

A Local School Replaced Detention With Meditation. And the Results Are Stunning!

Good afternoon, Today we are sharing an article from omeleto.com entitled 'This School Replaced Detention With Meditation. And the Results Are Stunning.' As you know there are many direct, positive results from the ancient practice of mediation but we most often hear about adults or adolescents giving meditation a try. What makes this article particularly amazing, is that the Robert W. Coleman Elementary...