Curious about meditation research? Ever wonder how you can become a meditation researcher? In this video Dr. Helané Wahbeh talks about her experience as just that! She also describes the historical arc of the field, where it has been, where it is now, and where it is going-- particularly the areas of meditation research that are wide open and waiting for new researchers to study.
We are grateful at IONS to have a spectacular Board of Directors who help guide the Institute in fulfilling its mission and in affecting personal and collective transformation. Made up of approximately 17 talented and accomplished individuals, each board member has a rich professional and personal life, and express their passions to positively impact the world in a variety of ways.
This blog is the 4th installment of a series entitled "Do Your Focus Tools Work?" which can be found on the focus@will website. This installement has been posted here with permission of the author.
A new article and book by Institute of Noetic Sciences scientists and their colleagues are shifting the field of mental health care to recognize the vital importance of spiritual experiences, beliefs and practices in psychological well-being.
Do people's spiritual and religious beliefs and practices influence their mental and emotional health?
Should psychotherapists ask about them, and pay attention to them in treatment?
Unless clients have none, or would prefer not to discuss them, the answer is yes.
If you’re like most people, your life is complex and sometimes challenging. It’s easy to feel the stresses that come with our busy days and diverse demands on our time and attention, mass distraction that pull us off our soul’s inner compass often bombard us.