In vipassana meditation, a relative of Zen, it's "awareness", being hooked into "here/now", and while focusing attention on the breath, using one object, daily, over the course of decades, further "awareness" may happen, though it isn't spiritual the way that phrase gets tossed "New Age"...
I'm wondering how meditation changes our apparent personalities.
EJArendee made a video where he talked about Kurt Cobains personality and how it was hard to type him because he'd taken so much heroin.
Meditation definitely changes the way people talk they seem very relaxed take there time to...
Meditation is a clinically tested way of increasing focus, clarity of cognition, balanced emotions, health and feelings of well being.
Do you meditate? (There are many different ways of meditating.)
What do you observe happens when you meditate (immediately and in the following days)?
I'd very much recommend the book The Emotional Life of Your Brain by Richard Davidson.
I'll give you a little bit of an intro.
Richard Davidson is a neuroscientist, specifically in the fields of psychology and psychiatry.
He is a proponent of meditation, which is a central theme in his book...