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CAN
MeditationMAKEYOUBETTER?
SCIENCESAYS YES!
MEDITATION1.
Stress
REDUCES
Studies show…
reduces stress
Sittinginmeditation
throughouttheday.
1
handling
makesyoubetterat
stressfulsituations.
Meditation
2
2.
Healthier
MEDITATION
MAKESYOU
brain & immune
producesdemonstrableeffectson
function.”
“Ashortprogramin
mindfulnessmeditation
3
3.
Happier
MEDITATIONMAKESYOU
positive emotions.”
dailyexperiencesof
“Meditationpracticeproduced
increasesovertimein
4
4.
Creativity
MEDITATION
ENHANCES
solve insight problems
shiftinperception.
whichrequirea
Mindfulnesstraining
improvesourabilityto
5
divergent thinking,
manynewideastobecreated.
astyleofthinkingthatallows
Meditationpromotes
6
5.
Focus
MEDITATION
HELPSYOU
remain focused
ontaskslonger.”
Meditators
“switchtaskslessoftenand
7
BOOM.
enhanced
focussedattentionmeditation.”
“Attentioncanbe
throughthementalpracticeof
8
6.
Smarter
MEDITATIONMAKESYOU
memory & reading
comprehensionscores.
Meditationcanimproveyour
9
cognitive function.
aneffectivetechniqueforimproving
Mindfulnessis
10
7.
Self-Aware
MEDITATIONMAKESYOUMORE
more aware
ofourphysicalbodies
canmakeus
Focusingonourinwardstate
aswellasouremotionalstate.
11
8.
Decisions
MEDITATIONHELPSYOUMAKEBETTER
irrelevant
pastexperiencesandefforts.
tomakedecisionsbasedon
Meditatorsarelesslikely
12
Better?
DOYOUWANTTOBE
Thengetinonthefree
7-DAYMEDITATIONKICKSTART
>> JOINNOW <<
Wehelpyoudiscoverthe
courage and clarity
toliveyourownadventures.
Startyouradventureatmyfiveacres.com
Adventure Begins at OM
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• Lego happy face by Michael Pardo
• Scientist icon by Luis Prado from the...
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Is meditation a sham? Can meditation do anything besides making you into a more spiritual-seeming human being? Does meditation actually work? Can it make you better, smarter, and more productive? Here's the science behind what meditation can do for you.

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Can Meditation Make You Better? Science Says Yes!

  1. 1. CAN MeditationMAKEYOUBETTER?
  2. 2. SCIENCESAYS YES!
  3. 3. MEDITATION1. Stress REDUCES
  4. 4. Studies show…
  5. 5. reduces stress Sittinginmeditation throughouttheday. 1
  6. 6. handling makesyoubetterat stressfulsituations. Meditation 2
  7. 7. 2. Healthier MEDITATION MAKESYOU
  8. 8. brain & immune producesdemonstrableeffectson function.” “Ashortprogramin mindfulnessmeditation 3
  9. 9. 3. Happier MEDITATIONMAKESYOU
  10. 10. positive emotions.” dailyexperiencesof “Meditationpracticeproduced increasesovertimein 4
  11. 11. 4. Creativity MEDITATION ENHANCES
  12. 12. solve insight problems shiftinperception. whichrequirea Mindfulnesstraining improvesourabilityto 5
  13. 13. divergent thinking, manynewideastobecreated. astyleofthinkingthatallows Meditationpromotes 6
  14. 14. 5. Focus MEDITATION HELPSYOU
  15. 15. remain focused ontaskslonger.” Meditators “switchtaskslessoftenand 7
  16. 16. BOOM.
  17. 17. enhanced focussedattentionmeditation.” “Attentioncanbe throughthementalpracticeof 8
  18. 18. 6. Smarter MEDITATIONMAKESYOU
  19. 19. memory & reading comprehensionscores. Meditationcanimproveyour 9
  20. 20. cognitive function. aneffectivetechniqueforimproving Mindfulnessis 10
  21. 21. 7. Self-Aware MEDITATIONMAKESYOUMORE
  22. 22. more aware ofourphysicalbodies canmakeus Focusingonourinwardstate aswellasouremotionalstate. 11
  23. 23. 8. Decisions MEDITATIONHELPSYOUMAKEBETTER
  24. 24. irrelevant pastexperiencesandefforts. tomakedecisionsbasedon Meditatorsarelesslikely 12
  25. 25. Better? DOYOUWANTTOBE Thengetinonthefree 7-DAYMEDITATIONKICKSTART >> JOINNOW <<
  26. 26. Wehelpyoudiscoverthe courage and clarity toliveyourownadventures. Startyouradventureatmyfiveacres.com Adventure Begins at OM
  27. 27. All incredible images CCO Public Domain except: • Lego happy face by Michael Pardo • Scientist icon by Luis Prado from the Noun Project Image Credits Footnotes Here are the sciency bits for your perusal: 1. http://www.psyneuen-journal.com/article/S0306-4530(14)00058-4/abstract 2. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3495556/ 3. http://journals.lww.com/psychosomaticmedicine/Abstract/2003/07000/ Alterations_in_Brain_and_Immune_Function_Produced.14.aspx 4. http://psycnet.apa.org/psycinfo/2008-14857-004 5. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22483682 6. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22615758 7. http://dl.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=1979862 8. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2944261/ 9. http://minimeyoga.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/SPATIAL_AND_VERBAL_MEMORY.pdf 10. http://pss.sagepub.com/content/early/2013/03/27/0956797612459659 11. http://cercor.oxfordjournals.org/content/early/2012/01/19/cercor.bhr385.short?rss=1 12. http://pss.sagepub.com/content/25/2/369
  28. 28. Thanks!

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