meditation http://wamc.org en "The Power of Meditation" By Edward Viljoen http://wamc.org/post/power-meditation-edward-viljoen <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Drawing from his years of experience as a teacher, spiritual leader, and avid meditator, Edward Viljoen has written <em><a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0399162615/ref=as_li_qf_sp_asin_tl?ie=UTF8&amp;camp=1789&amp;creative=9325&amp;creativeASIN=0399162615&amp;linkCode=as2&amp;tag=wamcnortheast-20">The Power of Meditation: An Ancient Technique to Access Your Inner Power</a><img alt="" border="0" height="1" src="http://ir-na.amazon-adsystem.com/e/ir?t=wamcnortheast-20&amp;l=as2&amp;o=1&amp;a=0399162615" style="border:none !important; margin:0px !important;" width="1"></em>.</p><p>The book is a guide to the benefits of meditation practices will help readers cultivate a calm, peaceful, and enlightened lifestyle.</p><p> Thu, 05 Sep 2013 15:35:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 72934 at http://wamc.org "The Power of Meditation" By Edward Viljoen Listener Essay - The Retreat http://wamc.org/post/listener-essay-retreat <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif;">&nbsp;Dan New is a combat Vietnam Veteran and an artist who loves to write and photograph as expression of his life.</span></p><p> Thu, 23 May 2013 15:50:00 +0000 Dan New 65378 at http://wamc.org Researchers Say Daydreaming Aids High Function Brain Activity http://wamc.org/post/researchers-say-daydreaming-aids-high-function-brain-activity <p>A recently released study says that daydreaming may actually be beneficial to high-level brain activity. WAMC&rsquo;s Melissa Bunning reports.…</p><p>Contrary to popular belief, our brains are functioning at higher levels when our minds wander.&nbsp; Dr. Jonathan Schooler of the University of California, Santa Barbara, explains&hellip;…</p><p>Schooler, and Kalina Christoff of the University of British Columbia, took functional magnetic resonance images, or fMRI scans, of subjects as they were instructed to press a button when numbers appeared on a screen.</p> Thu, 26 Jul 2012 16:20:00 +0000 Melissa Bunning 44041 at http://wamc.org