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This week Awesome Stories brings you seeds of joy, library services, inspired action, beautiful fungi and silence.

Planting Seeds

This short video really touched me. I felt waves of joy, sadness and happiness wash over me. 472 more words

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La respuesta del cerebro ante la meditación

…un científico preguntó al Dalai Lama cuál era en su opinión la cantidad de tiempo mínima que una persona debería pasar meditando para sacarle beneficio. Muy sinceramente, este respondió: «toda la vida».

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Brain Functioning

Importance of cortical spacing

I’m a real sceptic of supposed dichotomies in brain processing. I think they are often so simplistic as to be misleading and incorrect, and ultimately lead to such profound misunderstandings, supposedly ground in science, as to be actively damaging g (c.f gender differences – aka neurosexism – left/right brain processing, etc). 1,113 more words

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Meditación y resiliencia: necesitamos algo más que regulación emocional

Si alguna vez tienen la oportunidad de asistir a alguno de los interminables desfiles de ponentes sobre motivación en los que predican sobre la práctica meditativa de la atención plena, se darán cuenta de que falta algo curioso: el contexto.

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Brain Functioning

Mindful learning

As was highlighted in the last post there are many positive changes to brain functioning that result from mindfulness meditation. So it should come as no surprise then to find that mindfulness is becoming increasingly popular in education. 441 more words

Mindfulness

How mindfulness can change our brain

A big reason the popularity of mindfulness has rapidly increased in recent times is the growing evidence surrounding its benefits. In particular, the benefits associated with changes in various parts of the brain as a result of meditation. 426 more words

Mindfulness