Meditation & Your Brain: Changing Your Mind For The Better

More compelling reasons to meditate by Leigh Weingus in the Huffington Post. Which should give you more compelling reasons to attend the 8th annual Telluride Yoga Festival, which is offering over 100 classes, including meditation.


If you’re one of those people who “just can’t meditate,” you may want to give it another shot.

A new video from ASAP Science, a YouTube channel that focuses on “fun and interesting science,” lists some pretty solid benefits of the practice.

“During meditation, brain scans see increased activity in regions directly correlated with decreased anxiety and depression, along with increased pain tolerance,” the clip explains. “The Default Mode Network, in particular, is activated when one’s mind is at rest and not focusing on the outside world, and has been found to improve memory, self-awareness and goal-setting.”

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