How does meditation affect our brain as we age?

It is known that many areas of our brain tend to shrink with age, but Harvard neuroscientist Dr. Lazar and her team have shown via MRI brain scans that 50-year-old meditators have key brain structures similar to that of 25-year-old non-meditators. This suggests that meditation may slow or even prevent some of the natural degradationContinue reading “How does meditation affect our brain as we age?”

A habit of positive thinking

Whenever possible, thinking joyous, happy and harmonious thoughts support our well-being. Practising meditation is a good way to guide our mind towards the positive. If you practise in the morning, the effects should remain with you all day. You can also repeat a positive affirmation throughout the day. Alan McMahon, fairly new to Yoga andContinue reading “A habit of positive thinking”