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Mindfulness and Compassion are Healthy!

Science has been busy proving the health benefits of meditation practices. An on-going study at Harvard is showing how meditation and yoga practice can switch on and off some genes that are linked to stress and our body’s immune function. A study at Emory University found that compassion meditation, a Tibetan Buddhist tradition, can improve your ability to empathize with others as you respond to their facial expressions. Another study at Universities of Michigan and North Carolina found that loving-kindness mediation increases the practitioner’s health and positive emotions, including a deeper sense of life’s purpose and satisfaction with life.
Read about these and other healthful ancient practices in Huffington Post.

27-03-14 | 0 comments | in blog

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