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Wildmind Meditation News

May 28, 2008

Study: meditation against ADHD

The Huffington Post: A fascinating new study (Mindfulness meditation training in adults and adolescents with ADHD. Journal of Attention Disorders, 11, 737-746) suggests the benefits of mindfulness for adolescents and adults with attention deficits. Read more here.

Wildmind Meditation News

Mar 28, 2008

Meditation gets cool and sexy makeover aimed at youth

Max SimonReuters UK: Max Simon is a man with a mission — to give the ancient art of meditation a cool, sexy makeover that will appeal to young people who have never heard of Maharishi Yogi. Forty years after Western baby boomers started dabbling in yoga and Indian transcendental practices, Simon, 25, is ditching some of the traditions in a bid to encourage 1 million young people to connect with their inner selves. “We are taking away all the stuff that appears weird or that scares people away. And we are adding in stuff that my generation thinks is cool, like fashion and music and entertainment,” Simon told Reuters. Read more here.

Wildmind Meditation News

May 03, 2006

Treatment options, from medicine to meditation (The Seattle Times)

The practice of transcendental meditation has worked wonders for some children [with ADHD]. Read more

Wildmind Meditation News

Sep 14, 2003

Meditation techniques gain popularity — and teen adherents, too

Teens, like the rest of America, are embracing meditation as a way to strip off stress. The practice has gained endorsement and attention from all kinds of people. Doctors advise patients to do it. Some corporations suggest workers give it a try. Habitual practitioners swear by it. Baseball players seek it to gain an edge on and off the field. Even lawyers see it as a remedy for burnout.
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