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This is Your Brain on Meditation

Welcome to this week’s edition of The Source in which we explore the scientific results meditation has on the brain. The newest brain science has shown very specifically how meditation affects our brains. In the groundbreaking 2012 Yale stress study published in the online journal Biological Psychiatry, researchers found that stressful life events such as … Continue reading This is Your Brain on Meditation


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Getting Lighter Weekend Meditation

Happy weekend, spiritual warrior! Join me this weekend in getting lighter. This week we’ve been exploring several scientific studies that I outline in my book “destressifying.” You can watch my most recent video on the subject here. Researchers have shown that a regular meditation practice actually changes the physical structure of our brains by shrinking that … Continue reading Getting Lighter Weekend Meditation


How Meditation Affects Your Brain & Shrinks Your Amygdala!

Welcome to this week’s edition of The Source in which we explore the scientific results meditation has on the brain. Imagine that some random stranger rushes up to you and starts yelling unintelligible words right in your face! You might interpret it as a scary, potentially violent threat. And you’d have all the emotions that … Continue reading How Meditation Affects Your Brain & Shrinks Your Amygdala!


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