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Meditation’s Calming Effects Pinpointed in Brain – Scientific American During yoga pranayama exercises people practice controlling the breath, or prana, to induce a state of calm and focus. Paying attention to breathing and slowing down respiration is a core component of many mindfulness practices. Research suggests the practice has multiple benefits—it induces an overall sense […]
Is Mindfulness like gravity? If we treat mindfulness like gravity it falls into place. When we adopt mindfulness, it becomes like gravity, making us grounded and stuck to our earthly awareness and that which is timeless and omnipresent. Steve Hickman, Psy.D., Executive Director of the UC San Diego Center for Mindfulness joins William Mobley, MD, […]
Why Use Biofeedback? Top 40 Reasons Why Biofeedback is “Good Therapy” for Professionals, Families and the Self-Health Individual. For any of us, from the self-experimenter, to the parent, to the professional with a teeming need to calm minds of all ages, let’s have some fun while expounding our ideas and cementing our minds in support […]
Dr. Erik Peper’s study and paper “Seeing is Believing” quantifies and qualifies the response to learned biofeedback efforts. Simply, when you, or a client/patient can take a doubt, or even a trusted theory, apply it via a feedback mechanism and get a quantifiable, tested result — you create a new belief and perspective. From his […]
If a Naval Admiral can learn from his ‘brain fog’, what can you apply to make better decisions every day?
Here are some great sales motivational quotes to drive your mindset to a higher level of principled, successful living. We can all improve our thought processes by using mantras and principles by which successful people lived. The video collection is entitled Sales Motivational Quotes, but they can be used for any success in life. […]
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Find out how 7 minutes created a new way of thinking in this story about an Ape, Einstein and a Nobel Prize physicist.
Leonard Mlodinow tells this story about first encountering the Nobel Prize winning physicist Richard Feynman.
Feynman had asked what the new physicist had been working on. “I’ve been reading about the process of discovery”, Mlodinow said in response to Feynman.
The young Cal Tech physicist, challenged by his hero, began to explain.
Biofeedback Training for Executives, Athletes and Performers enhances Top 10 Outcomes linked to Success. Biofeedback Training can be an effective, inexpensive method of attaining greater attention control in just 10 minutes per day of practice. What if you could get these 10 Proven Outcomes from 10 minutes of interactive, enjoyable biofeedback mindpower exercise? Decision making […]
The Brain Train Coach quick notes on Willpower Ted Talk by Kelly McGonigal The Science of Willpower The Stanford researcher and professor, Mcgonigal, teaches a class on the Science of Willpower. Here she relates a brief research history on the addictive centers of the brain with a view towards how we use willpower to battle […]
Seven Ways Mindfulness Can Help Teachers, a Quick Summary (for the full article, see the Greater Good link at the bottom of the page) Author Patricia Jennings has 40 years of experience in the education system, her book, Mindfulness for Teachers, outlines several mindfulness practices—such as focused breathing, open awareness, and loving-kindness for the teacher […]