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Mindfulness meditation may work differently for men and women

LONDON: In a college course that included meditation training, women were more likely than men to report that the practice improved their mood, a small study found. Meditation is an increasingly popular form of mental training on college campuses and off. Research suggests it may reduce blood pressure, gastrointestinal symptoms, anxiety, depression and insomnia, according to the National Institutes of Health. Practitioners direct and redirect their attention to the present moment, often by focusing on their breath.…

Sence: This wristband can track your emotions and mindfulness

People interested in receiving more emotional insight into themselves so they can be more productive, caring and happy, might be interested in the new wearable device called the Sence. Developed by startup called Plantextra which had links to the medical field, Sence contains an unbelievable technological breakthrough capable of accurately tracking and logging emotional states. Sence can track emotions by very closely listening to the heart beat, as every emotion causes the heart to beat in a slightly different…