Neuroscience finds that spontaneous acts of mindfulness decrease stress, depression and anxiety, increasing overall well-being. But studies also show that purposeful mindfulness techniques, such as vipassana or mindfulness meditation, are even more powerful. Mindfulness meditation re-wires the brain in a way that decreases physical pain and psychological suffering.
Atheist Meditation Atheist Spirituality is a guide and memoir that shows how spirituality and meditation can be practiced without faith in God(s), gurus, or the supernatural. Techniques such as mindfulness and vipassana meditation have been practiced for thousands of years; are corroborated by reason, psychology, and neuroscience; and help develop a sense of compassion, charity, and the pursuit of meaning and knowledge.