Mindful meditation helps perfectionists cope with stress.
People who practice meditation often report feeling "pure awareness" in which they say they experience consciousness itself. The state encompasses specific sensations and non-specific feelings, thoughts, and perceptions. Researchers say their findings will help explain "pure consciousness," and work to generate a prototypical minimal model for human conscious perception.
Researchers report practicing Tai Chi can help to alleviate some of the symptoms of PTSD for veterans.
Researchers report the brains of those who practice meditation are less affected by negative feedback than those who do not meditate. The study reports this could be due to altered dopamine levels caused by the act of meditation.
A new study reports Transcendental Meditation can help some active duty military personnel with PTSD to reduce their medications and better control their symptoms.
According to researchers, mindful meditation can reduce stress hormones and inflammatory responses to stressful situations in people with GAD.
Yoga intervention reduces symptoms of depression and anxiety while increasing feelings of positivity.
Many people claim meditation helps to relieve their daily stresses. A new study provides objective evidence which supports the claims. Researchers found cortisol levels from hair samples decreased by 25% following a six-month meditation training program.
Those who have a greater sense of 'oneness' experience overall higher levels of satisfaction with life, regardless of spiritual background or belief.