Slideshare uses cookies to improve functionality and performance, and to provide you with relevant advertising. Clipping is a handy way to collect and organize the most important slides from a presentation. The most popular guest editors in 2015, pages worth revisiting if you missed them first time round. Ayman Jomaa, serial entrepreneur and founder of Muzeit, a new music sharing and discovery app, gives us an insight into his life online. We hear it all the time: Meditation can improve our creative thinking, our energy, stress levels and even our success.
Studies show that meditation is associated with improvement in a variety of psychological areas, including stress, anxiety, addiction, depression, eating disorders and cognitive function, among others. This story appears in Issue 47 of our weekly iPad magazine, Huffington, in the iTunes App store, available Friday, May 3. Quite literally, sustained meditation leads to something called neuroplasticity, which is defined as the brain's ability to change, structurally and functionally, on the basis of environmental input.

For much of the last century, scientists believed that the brain essentially stopped changing after adulthood.
But research by University of Wisconsin neuroscientist Richard Davidson has shown that experienced meditators exhibit high levels of gamma wave activity and display an ability -- continuing after the meditation session has attended -- to not get stuck on a particular stimulus. Learn meditation techniques through audio/videos and improve your mind body co-ordination.
We suggest you plug yourself into your iPhone or Smartphone and take some time out every day to improve the health of your mind. Hedy Kober, a neuroscientist who who studies the effects of mindfulness meditation, which she has practiced for 10 years, at her lab at Yale University. There's also research to suggest that meditation can reduce blood pressure, pain response, stress hormone levels and even cellular health. The cells and neurons in the brain are constantly making new connections and disrupting old ones based on response to stimuli, a quality that researchers call experience-based neuroplasticity. Headspace is the app to help you on your way.LEARN HOW TO MEDITATEHeadspace aims to demystify meditation, making it easy to learn and fun.

She admitted during a TED Talk that she started meditating to deal with a break up, but found that it helped her handle stress and unpleasant feelings in all areas of her life.
This affects the neural circuits of the brain, which in turn affects how we respond to situations. Although it may seem odd, plugging yourself into your phone but listening to one of Headspace's ten minute sessions really can block out the world. It also affects the actual structure of our brains -- thickening some areas and making others less dense.
Find yourself a quiet spot, sit back and relax as founder, Andy Puddicombe tells you how to meditate, letting your stress float away.LET YOUR TROUBLES FLOAT AWAYWe suggest you download the free app and then consider upgrading once you've got into the groove.

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