Mindful Meditation and the ability to deal with stress

Mindful Meditation and Stress – Studies show that mindful meditation results in more activity, or communication, among the portions of the brains that process stress-related reactions and other areas related to focus and calm and the effects last for months.

This particular article details a study where brain function has actually changed, in those participants who had practised true mindfulness.  

In a world which is so fast paced, our systems often have very little time to just “be”.  Indeed, in my practice, I regularly come across people who have little or no ability to quieten their system.  Craniosacral Therapy is often used as a tool for teaching the system how to down regulate.  There is great power in that shift from “fight, flight or freeze” to “rest and digest”.  

Full article here: http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2016/02/18/contemplation-therapy