science of meditation

Turns out Science is a Fan of Meditation

Meditation has been around for thousands of years.  In parts of the Eastern world, meditation is an ingrained in the culture as baseball and apple pie are in America.  Until the last few years, meditation in the Western world has been confined to martial artists and hippies in Volkswagen vans.  As more people begin a regular meditation practice the amount …Read More

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Nature Made

Human beings have a special connection to our planet that is often ignored and under-explored. We have been given an incredible opportunity to experience the world around us, yet many of us hunker down inside and play video games or stare aimlessly at the TV. In active addiction, didn’t we do enough of this? It is said that we are …Read More

Lessons of Life You Gain from Fishing

Lessons of Life You Gain from Fishing

Nothing quite captures the essence of serenity like fishing.  Surrounded by the sound of water in cool shade while you anticipate a bite makes fishing one of the most peaceful experiences on earth.  Fishing is very meditative giving a person ample time to think about life.  Here are five lessons for life that fishing teaches. How to form a plan …Read More

How Much Time Should I Meditate for it to be Effective?

How Much Time Should I Meditate for it to be Effective?

The benefits of meditation are well established, both scientifically and anecdotally. Whether it’s mindfulness meditation, Taoist or Zen meditation, or transcendental meditation, those who practice it daily report lower levels of stress, anxiety, and depression, and greater feelings of peace and serenity. Meditation improves concentration and mental clarity – and who can’t use more of that? How often, and how …Read More