Meditation offers time for relaxation and heightened awareness in a stressful world where our senses are often dulled. Research suggests that meditation has the potential for more than just
temporary stress relief.
An interesting article medically reviewed by David A. Merrill, MD, PhD, psychiatrist and director of the Pacific Brain Health Center at Pacific Neuroscience Institute at Providence Saint
John's Health Center.
The American Mindfulness Research Association (AMRA) was founded in 2013 to establish an evidence base for the process, practice, and construct of
mindfulness, linking the practice to reduced anxiety, and smoking cessation.