The Science Behind Extracting Yourself From The Cycle Of Destructive Thought Patterns

Ever find yourself obsessively re-thinking the same thoughts over and over again? Perhaps you’ve submitted a motion and rather than resigning the faith to the decision maker, you’re incessantly thinking about what you wrote, or forgot to include…

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Meditation expert tells us what the science really says and why multitasking is a ‘myth’

So you fell asleep easily enough, but now it’s 3 a.m. Your mind is spinning, and rest is elusive. You’re reliving every foolish or embarrassing thing you did in the past 24 — or 48 or 72 — hours, and that is a lot of material to run through. And you simply can’t stop. Except maybe…

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To Deal With Electronics Overload Consider Mindfulness Meditation

Green added that that constant monitoring of potential sources induces a lot of stress, and in turn messes with a person’s attentional state. Studies have suggested those who let several types of media distract them at once score poorly on attentional tests even when the media sources are gone. These results are bad news for media junkies, because that means their attention to work and relationships suffers, too.
However, previous research has shown that a simple, guided meditation exercise is helpful for those who struggle to maintain their attention. Participants simply count their breaths: nine inhales and exhales.

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