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This Is Why Meditation Makes You Feel Better

Good afternoon! Today we are sharing an article from Time.com entitled 'This Is Why Meditation Makes You Feel Better: After just four days of meditation training, people reported feeling 21% less pain.'  As you know, we are advocates for meditation as part of integrative therapy and medicine. This article talks about 'a new study published in the Journal of Neuroscience shows that...

Three Meditation Myths that Keep You from a Healthier Life

Good morning, Today we are sharing an article from Psychologytoday.com entitled ' Three Meditation Myths that Keep You from a Healthier Life.' "Meditative practices offer a simple, intuitive approach to improving your life and mental well being, yet many who could benefit from meditation are quickly deterred by misinformation. Meditation is not difficult, it has a huge positive impact on the brain, and...

Out With the Old, an article from the New York Times

“The limits of the human capacity for change may be much greater than we, as scientists, have given people credit for.” Today we are sharing an article from the New York Times about changing several aspects of ourselves at once, versus trying to do it incrementally. "Experiments involving health and well­-being typically require their subjects to change just one aspect of their...

Yoga for Envisioning a New Life Workshop, tomorrow May 3rd!

Good morning everyone! I encourage everyone, friends and clients alike, to consider attending this workshop led by my wonderful mentors, Bonnie Tarantino & Nancy McPartland. I will be there, too!! This unique class is designed for those experiencing life transitions. You'll discover yogic skills to use during difficult times of change and explore new ways to identify where your body is holding...

8 Ways You Can Survive — And Thrive In — Midlife

Hello! Today we are sharing a great article from www.npr.org about eight tips for thriving during your midlife. We all go through life changes throughout different stages in our lives. And of course there is the cliche "mid-life crisis" which we often hear too much about. However this article shows some enlightenment into being happy and thriving in midlife with advice...