The Scientific Benefits of Mindfulness and Meditation

Mindfulness meditation has been found to help increase our well-being, alleviate aspects of depression and anxiety, decrease emotional reactivity, and improve our ability to regulate our behaviours. Too Busy to Meditate? Don't Worry.  Just one week of brief daily mindfulness meditation practice has been found to produce significant improvements in attention, energy, and stress. These … Continue reading The Scientific Benefits of Mindfulness and Meditation

Love is in the Air: Meditations for Valentine’s Day

Ah, the month of February. The month of relationships, red roses, chocolates, and love. It's the perfect opportunity to spend quality time with your significant other and tell them how much you appreciate them (and also shower them with gifts). But, who says that Valentine's Day should only last one day? Why can't we show the same level … Continue reading Love is in the Air: Meditations for Valentine’s Day

Back to School: Meditation for Students

It’s that time of year where it seems like there is no end to the tests, midterms, assignments and essays due. The deadlines keep coming and going and you find yourself to be constantly stressed and overwhelmed. Luckily, there’s a way to improve your grades, productivity, and relationships. Research has proven that meditation can decrease academic stress, … Continue reading Back to School: Meditation for Students