Mindfulness & ‘Internet Brain’

Last week blogger Andrew Price shared his story of turning to meditation to help overcome “Internet Brain,” which he described as “..jumping from one diverting link to another, and sampling little snippets of text and imagery for as long as they hold your increasingly attenuated attention… [a]ny task that requires the sustained and focused application of your brain has become impossible.”   Anyone who has sat down on social media for any significant length of time could likely relate to this […]

How Meditation Works – Mindfulness in ‘The Atlantic’

“Mindfulness meditation is having a moment in the West, and with it some compelling reasons to understand and try it…”  This is the tagline for a recent article by in The Atlantic by Liz Kulze, which shares an articulate overview of the practice, personal stories and some of the behavioral and neuroscientific research being done around Mindfulness meditation. “..it goes without saying that some time to ourselves, quietly sitting and slowly breathing, will prove to calm us down after a stressful […]