What are the benefits of mindfulness?

“Mindfulness is just like exercise. It’s a form of mental exercise, really. And just as exercise increases health, helps us handle stress better and promotes longevity, meditation purports to confer some of those same benefits.” Meditation not only reduces stress… it changes your brain. ~ Sarah Lazar, Harvard Neuroscientist   By Brigid Schulte May 26, 2015    https://www.washingtonpost.com/people/brigid-schulte/?utm_term=.ed18909d58ed Q: Why did you start looking at meditation and mindfulness and the brain? Lazar: A friend and I were training for the […]