The Cut, New York Magazine, December 13, 2017: “How to Be a Tiny Bit Better at Meditating, Even If You Hate Sitting Still”
We tend to think of meditation as an exercise in stillness. You climb atop a quiet mountain, cross your legs, breathe in, breathe out. Stay. But what if, hypothetically speaking, you’re terrible at sitting still?[ … ] “Modern neuroscience fully supports the basic premise of meditative movement,” said Peter Payne, a researcher at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth. […] “Recent advances in affective neuroscience, or the neuroscience of emotion, make it clear that movement, sensation, feeling, imagery, and thought, form a dynamic whole, and that health and well-being are best supported by addressing all of these aspects.”
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