This Scientific Key offers an introduction to your accessory muscles of breathing as used in yoga and pranayama practice. Part one of a two part Scientific Key. Combine modern western science with the ancient art of hatha yoga.
Now, German researchers have shown the brain’s endocannabinoid system—the same one affected by marijuana’s ?9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC)—may also play a role in producing runner’s high, at least in mice
Any runners out there? When does runners high kick in? I always assumed it was similar to entering a meditative state.
Go run mofo!
“The standard neuroscience view is that deep sleep is a blackout state where consciousness disappears,” Thompson says. “In Indian philosophy we see some theorists argue that there’s a subtle awareness that continues to be present in dreamless sleep, there’s just a lack of ability to consolidate that in a moment-to-moment way in memory.”
Thought this was an interesting read on people trying to game meditation by speeding upthe process of settling down the mind.