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Newsletter 23 

Links and Ressources about Mindfulness

The Scientific Power of Meditation

"For thousands of years people have practiced meditation for spiritual, emotional, and physical

well being. But from a scientific perspective, how exactly does meditating affect your body?

Does it really do anything?

It all starts in the brain!"

How mindfulness changes the emotional life of our brains

"The average American adult spends 47% of her or his waking life not paying attention to what we're doing.

(...) And when they were not paying attention to what they're doing, they were significantly less happy."

The Neuroscience of Meditation, Mindfulness, and Compassion

"The greater the connectivity between the anterior cingulate cortex and the amygdala, the greater the stress...mindfulness meditation reduces stress by de-coupling this connectivity".

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