In a recent post Whatcha Thinking About I discussed the physical and psychological benefits of quieting the chatter from a spiritual perspective. This morning I received a link from my husband’s uncle which discusses the subject matter from a scientific perspective.
Because I am an Registered Nurse with a degree in science, I found the article fascinating so I am passing it forward.
ScienceDaily (2011-01-21) — Participating in an 8-week mindfulness meditation program appears to make measurable changes in brain regions associated with memory, sense of self, empathy and stress. A new study is the first to document meditation-produced changes over time in the brain’s grey matter. … > read full article