Mindfulness to keep you grounded
Looking after our health and wellbeing through meditation can help us be more productive and successful. People find meditation can help them get a better night’s sleep, improve their attention and concentration, and feel more authentic and connected in their relationships.
Join one of our mindfulness experts in the Focus Room every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 19:30 GMT for a 15-minute practice followed by a group discussion of the experience.
PWR articles to keep you informed
Linked below are our PWR articles, which we will be updating with explorations of mindfulness, as well as tips and tricks for meditation and other areas of health and wellbeing, including sleep, diet, and exercise.
New articles will be published every Monday
Ed Miller, Mindfulness and Wellbeing Lead
Solomon Slade, Resident Mindfulness Teacher
The Brain as a Mechanism for Mindfulness
Mindfulness can change your brain. Studies have shown that mindfulness can thicken the part of the brain called the prefrontal cortex, which is the part of the brain that we use when we pay attention, focus, and involve what’s called ‘sensory processing’ (ie paying attention to how we’re feeling and what’s going on in our body). Mindfulness can literally strengthen or thicken this part of your brain, almost like a muscle. It’s not surprising, then, that when you practice training your attention in mindfulness practices, you can see the associated changes in the relevant part of the brain...