Taking Meditation off the Mat Reading List

A short bibliography of writings on the benefits of meditation. Feel assured, you’re doing something great for your physical and mental health when you practice yoga or meditation.

Graham, Judith. Taking A Zen Approach to Caregiving. New York Times online. 11 Jan. 2013, last retrieved 11 Jan. 2013.

Bush, Mirabai. Knowing Every Breath You Take. New York Times online. 5 Jan, 2013. last retrieved 8 Jan, 2013.

Warren, Jeff. The Anxiety of the Long Distance Meditator . New York Times online. 17 Dec. 2012, last retrieved 8 Jan. 2013.

Konnikova, Maria. The Power of Concentration. New York Times online. 15 Dec. 2012, last retrieved 8 Jan. 2013.

Shellenbarger, Sue. To Cut Office Stress, Try Butterflies and Meditation? Wall Street Journal online. 9 Oct. 2012, last retrieved 8 Jan. 2013.

Gerszberg, Caren Osten. Putting Meditation Back on the Mat. New York Times online. 20 Apr. 2012, last retrieved 8 Jan. 2013.

Hathaway, Bill. Tuning Out: How Brains Benefit from Meditation. Yale News online. 21 Nov 2011, last retrieved 8 Jan. 2013.

Bhanoo, Sindya N. How Meditation May Change the Brain. New York Times online. 28 Jan. 2011, last retrieved 8 Jan. 2013.

Trafton, Anne. Benefits of Meditation: MIT and Harvard Scientists Explain Why the Practice Helps Tune Out Distractions and Relieve Pain. MIT News online. 4 May 2011, last retrieved 8 Jan. 2013.

Hanc, John. In Sitting Still, A Bench Press for the Brain.. New York Times online. 9 May 2012, last retrieved 8 Jan. 2013.

Rabin, Roni Caryn. Noise-Canceling Without the Headphones New York Times online. 2 May 2011, last retrieved 8 Jan. 2013.

Nagourney, Eric. When Mindful Awareness Goes to Your Head. New York Times online. 22 Nov. 2005, last retrieved 8 Jan. 2012

Allen, Colin. The Benefits of Meditation. Psychology Today online. 1 Apr. 2003, last retrieved 8 Jan. 2013

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