How Mindfulness Actually Works, and Why It Can Change Your Life

Zat Rana
Jan 29, 2018 · 6 min read

1. The Primary Source of Our Identity

Before we begin to understand how mindfulness affects our mind and what it can do to improve our day to day existence, it’s worth discussing what it is that makes you, you.

2. The Role of the Default Mode Network

If we go by this definition, then we can broadly conclude that this continuity is shaped by two general kinds of experiences. The first kind is our day to day experiences of reality that come at us from our external environment. The second occurs via internal monologue.

3. The Value of a Detached Perspective

Gary Weber claims a kind control of his mind that is rare, hence the skepticism many feel.

All You Need to Know

In many Eastern cultures, the benefits of yoga and meditation as a means to live mindfully have been advised for centuries. It wasn’t until recently, however, that the West caught on.

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Zat Rana

Playing at the intersection of science, art, and philosophy. Trying to be less wrong. I share my more intimate thoughts at www.designluck.com/community.

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