Reflection can only be healthy in a positive mind. Much like your physical body needs to live in a healthy environment, your mental body does as well. When you look at the environment of your mind what do you see? What is your perspective or outlook, because that is the key to anyone's mental environment? Is your mind clouded with negative thoughts, feelings, and emotions? If so, than your reflections will show it. Do you see yourself or your teammates struggling or do you see how blessed you all are to be given opportunities, not challenges, so you may change the world.... Read More
The extent by which consciousness can take control over the body is remarkable. Biofeedback research, for example, has shown that individuals can learn to control brainwave activity, affect cardiovascular and respiratory functioning, reduce skin temperature, and voluntarily modify many other autonomic processes of the body.
John Basmajian, M.D., Professor Emeritus, Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Canada, who is a pioneer in biofeedback research, demonstrated that people could learn to consciously control individual neurons and muscle cells. Single cell control through consciousness offers the possibility that one can affect any part of one's body, knowing how this works.
January 23, 2005
People who meditate grow bigger brains than those who don't. Researchers at Harvard, Yale, and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have found the ﬁrst evidence that meditation can alter the physical structure of our brains. Brain scans they conducted reveal that experienced meditators boasted increased thickness in parts of the brain that deal with attention and processing sensory input.
Dryw Dworsky, Ph.D. & Vikki Krane, Ph.D.
Bowling Green State University :
Being injured is no fun! Often it means that athletes and exercisers are in pain and they are not able to participate in the sport they love. Often when we think of being injured, it means that we need to wait for the body to heal. However, what if you learned that you might be able to speed up the healing process? Research suggests that maintaining a positive attitude and using mental skills are related to a shorter rehabilitation.