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3 Yoga Stories to Kick-Start Your Week

This week in wellness news, research has found that mindfulness training alters our brains and how we engage with ourselves, others, and our work. When practiced and applied, mindfulness fundamentally alters the operating system of the mind. Through repeated mindfulness practice, brain activity is redirected from ancient, reactionary parts of the brain, including the limbic system, to the newest, rational part of the brain, the prefrontal cortex.

Read that and these other great stories yoga, health & wellness stories from around the web.

  • Giving Kids Some Meditation With Their Vacation: “To help children feel more relaxed and less anxious when they travel, hotels are offering meditation sessions and therapies developed for younger guests.”
  • Neuroscience: Meditation Is A Great Workout For Your Brain: “Thinking about your breath is also sensation and thought, but it is a more complicated exercise because you can control your breath. I don’t recommend breath exercises for beginners. Focus on things you don’t need to control like the sounds you hear or the feeling of your hair tickling your face. That’s much easier.”
  • Spending 10 Minutes a Day on Mindfulness Subtly Changes the Way You React to Everything: “Research has found that mindfulness training alters our brains and how we engage with ourselves, others, and our work. When practiced and applied, mindfulness fundamentally alters the operating system of the mind. Through repeated mindfulness practice, brain activity is redirected from ancient, reactionary parts of the brain, including the limbic system, to the newest, rational part of the brain, the prefrontal cortex.”

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