New neuroscience research on the lasting benefits of meditation

  Dan Goleman and Richie Davidson are both well-known names in the fields of psychology, science journalism and neuroscience, and they have recently co-authored a book laying out their most recent research on the benefits of meditation. Altered Traits: Science Reveals How Meditation Changes Your Mind, Brain, and Body Daniel Goleman and Richard J. Davidson, published …

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Brene Brown on shame, vulnerability and compassion

Australian echidna not enjoying having its photo taken Recently I've offered a couple of retreats and courses exploring the theme of "Transforming Poison into Medicine - working with the mind's difficult energies."   That phrase about "poison and medicine" was borrowed from a chapter in a book by Pema Chodron, an American nun in the Tibetan …

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