Benefits of Mindfulness Meditation

Mindfulness meditation has been scientifically proven to shrink the amygdala where fear is processed in the brain, reduce blood cortisol levels responsible for hypertension, and increase the brain’s prefrontal cortex where executive functioning occurs. Ancient meditation practices are proven to be beneficial through modern science! Below are a series of links to related articles: Cortisol…

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Synergy in Our Community

– Debra Mullikin-Kilpatrick & Deba Sengupta The Mindfulness Practice Center has been a steady source of comfort and balance in our lives during these difficult past 12 months. The energy and commitment of our community did not diminish even when the pandemic forced us to abruptly switch our weekly in-person gatherings to virtual meetings via…

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That time I knew I was mindful

I have been meditating for about 2 ½ years–long enough to notice its benefits. In the past my temperament let anxiety creep in, morph into fear, and plant doomsday thoughts in my mind. Now, mindfulness alerts me when anxiety approaches, and I choose to get into a positive mindset. I have also noticed that I…

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