Proving the Benefits of Meditation

Mindful meditation is a type of meditation (which is an exercise of deep, prolonged concentration) during which any feelings, emotions or thoughts are experienced as and when they arise during the exercise, opposed to after the meditation finishes. This practice teaches us about our unresolved issues that prick us when we are busy, and we […]

Jerusalem Neuroscience Conference

I have just arrived in Israel to participate in the Jerusalem International Conference on Neuroplasticity and Cognitive Modifiability (June 2-5, 2013). This is a gathering of some of the world’s leading brain science scholars and researchers who will share new breakthroughs in the application of the principles of neuroplasticity and cognitive modifiability to various human […]

Addiction Recovery and the Brain

Years ago, scientists and medical doctors believed that once the brain was damaged, that was it; it could not be repaired in any way. However, breakthroughs in the study of the brain have proven that the brain actually has significant ability to repair and rewire itself. Though individual cells or even portions of the brain […]