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Meditation Produces Brain Change in Just 8 Weeks

Posted by midtowncounselingnyc in Anger, Anxiety, Depression, Meditations, Mindfullness, Stress

Implications for Trauma Treatment Need more incentive to meditate? A recent study headed by Sara Lazar and colleagues at Massachusetts General Hospital documented measurable changes in brain regions associated with memory, empathy, and stress after just 8 weeks of daily meditation practice. More specifically, the MR images showed increased grey-matter density…


Posted by Ellen Gregory LMFT in Resilience, Stress

Ahhh…..the wonderful holiday season is upon us. Stress thrives at this time of year, and without awareness, it can overwhelm us. We can jump in and allow ourselves to ride the wave (tidal wave for some). The tide will overwhelm us if we aren’t looking. It may be strong enough…