Science, Say Hello To Contemplation (again).

What happens when you bring together a long-time meditation teacher interested in advanced mathematics and science with a Harvard neuroscientist who is an avid meditator? You get the Harvard Brain Study on Shinzen Young Meditators. Together, Shinzen Young and Dave Vago have teamed-up to investigate what happens in the brain …

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Meditation Can Help With Chronic Pain

Check out this AOL/Huffington Post video which talks about the ways sitting practice can help with people who suffer pain or even chronic pain from things like surgery and chemotherapy: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/01/29/meditation-benefits-pain-relief_n_2535181.html?utm_hp_ref=gps-for-the-soul&ncid=edlinkusaolp00000009

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U.S. Marines Use Meditation For Stress Reduction

“It’s like doing pushups for the brain.” Sound familiar? Maybe because it echoes the motto of The Sitting Project: “Like Going To The Gym For Your Mind”. But the statement comes from 58-year old Maj. Gen. Melvin Spiese, according to an Associated Press article. “‘Mindfulness-based Mind Fitness Training’ or ‘M-Fit’ …

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