Posts Tagged ‘Meditation’

7 Simple Ways to Boost Brainpower

Whether you’re studying for finals, or starting a new internship, brain function is crucial to success in college. Check out these great ways to boost brainpower for a less-stressful, more-engaged school year. Sleep More and Take Naps We’ve said it before, and we’ll say it again: sleep is crucial to your cognitive function. You should ...

Why Daydreaming Can Lead to Productivity

I know what you’re thinking: daydreaming is one of the most unproductive activities that you can do. (I know, I get it.) But hear me out. Daydreaming can lead you to be the most productive you’ve been this month. Here’s how. Related: Don’t Be Obsessed with Productivity Sense of Self Daydreaming can make you think long and ...

How to Relieve Anxiety Naturally with Meditation

Plenty of people have praised meditation as a great way to relieve stress. But now we have the evidence to back up that claim. A recent academic article found that meditation “attenuates anxiety through mechanisms involved in the regulation of self-referential thought processes.” In other words, by calming yourself with meditation, you can beat your ...

Georgetown’s Business School to Offer Meditation Class

The practice of meditation is growing in recognition as it helps business leaders deal with the complications that rise from a fast-paced and complex industry, according to Georgetown University. During a conference in Washington last week, Georgetown announced it would be soon be offering a semester-long class on mediation at its McDonough School of Business. ...

Improving Grades with Meditation

The start of the new semester brings packed libraries, increased socializing, and more time spent on Facebook and other social media outlets. As the initial excitement of class subsides, students become consumed with a daunting workload. Many students spend large portions of their days in the library reading texts, solving equations, and trying to achieve ...