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Google Teaches Employees To 'Search Inside Yourself'

April 30, 2012 by Todd Essig

There’s a new search program at Google, but one without a magic algorithm. This program lets you search inside yourself so you can find, well, yourself. Cleverly titled “Search Inside Yourself,” it’s a free course Google provides employees that is designed to teach emotional intelligence through meditation, a practical real-world meditation you take with you wherever you go.

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Psychology Today - the Benefits of Meditation

The brain waves of meditators show why they're healthier. Neuroscientists have found that meditators shift their brain activity to different areas of the cortex—brain waves in the stress-prone right frontal cortex move to the calmer left frontal cortex. In other words, they were calmer and happier than before.

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U.S Marines turn to meditation training to relieve extreme stress among soldiers

December 10, 2012 by: J. D. Heyes

One new technique the Corps recently introduced to help soldiers deal with the pressures of constant exposure to combat conditions wasn't necessarily received well at first among the hardened rank-and-file. But as more Marines give meditation a try, more of them are beginning to see its value.

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Meditation For Lawyers (Really)

December 5, 2007

Lawyers meditating. The two words seem to barely belong in the same sentence. But that was the purpose of Charles Halpern’s October visit to Hawaii - to conduct a meditation seminar for lawyers.

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How to Build a Bigger Brain

May 12, 2009 by Mark Wheeler

Push-ups, crunches, gyms, personal trainers — people have many strategies for building bigger muscles and stronger bones. But what can one do to build a bigger brain? Meditate.

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How To Get Smarter, One Breath At A Time

TIME Magazine, Janary 10, 2006

Everyone around the water cooler knows that meditation reduces stress. But with the aid of advanced brainscanning technology, researchers are beginning to show that meditation directly affects the function and structure of the brain, changing it in ways that appear to increase attention span, sharpen focus and improve memory.

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