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Feeling Lonely? Meditation can Help.

By: Dr. Pascale Michelon

Loss of companionship and its accompanying feeling of loneliness is unfortunately common as we age. Non-invasive ways to relieve this feeling are rare. Recently, a UCLA study showed that a 8-week program of mindfulness meditation can help reduce loneliness in older adults. Continue reading

Meditate For 8 Weeks and Watch Your Brain Grow

By: Dr. Pascale Michelon

What we do on a daily basis can affect our brain health. Indeed, thanks to neuroplasticity (the lifelong ability of the brain to change), new brain cells (neurons) and connections between neurons can grow, based on our experiences. Recent studies show that practicing meditation is part of the daily activities that can change the brain. Continue reading