Meditating in a Modern World: 8 Tips to Start & Maintain a Meditation Practice | Vital Plan By Jenny Menzel, H.C. Posted 06-18-2021
Many uncited articles circulating the internet suggest we can have up to 80,000 thoughts per day., But according to recent research published in Nature Communications, psychologists have measured an average of 6,200 thought transitions in the human brain daily. Whether it’s 6,000 or 80,000, it doesn’t take much science to know our brains are busy (...) Read more
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Vital Plan Posted 04-07-2021
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