Recently, Harvard researchers examined a Tibetan monk named Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche who teaches meditation at a monastery. When researchers scanned his brain, they discovered a wonderful surprise.
Despite being 41 years old, Mr. Rinpoche possessed a brain that’s almost a decade younger. Researchers found that his gray matter, when compared to another man the same age, is more like that of a 33-year-old.1
How is this possible? Recent studies suggest that mindfulness practices such as meditation can reshape your cellular chemistry in measurable ways, which can offset symptoms of aging within your brain and your body.
Researchers at West Virginia University, in coordination […]