Hypnotic Thoughts: What is Mindfulness?

Mindfulness is a meditation practice associated with improvements in everything from impulsivity, to anxiety. ┬áIt works by increasing activity in your parasympathetic nervous system. That’s the opposite of your fight, flight, faint system that we discussed in our Polyvagal Theory video.

Neurohypnotic Bonus

  1. Nondirective meditation activates default mode network and areas associated with memory retrieval and emotional processing

  2. Can meditation slow rate of cellular aging? Cognitive stress, mindfulness, and telomeres

  3. Mindfulness meditation training alters cortical representations of interoceptive attention

  4. Reorganization of the brain and heart rhythm during autogenic meditation

  5. Dynamic correlations between heart and brain rhythm during Autogenic meditation