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Meditation

Here’s How Meditation Reduces Inflammation And Prevents Disease

Good morning! Today we are sharing an article from The Huffington Post on how regular meditation has been proven to reduce inflammation in our bodies and even help prevent disease! Check it out below:   Here's How Meditation Reduces Inflammation And Prevents Disease A new study reveals the neurobiological effects of the practice. By Carolyn Gregoire Senior Health & Science Writer, The Huffington Post CARNEGIE MELLON Science has...

‘How to Meditate (Even If You’re Really Impatient)’ Sharing an article from DailyBurn.com

Good morning! We hope that you had a wonderful weekend. Today, we are talking about meditation. Meditation has been proven time and time again that it provides bountiful physical, mental and emotional benefits. Today we share an article from www.dailyburn.com on how to begin to meditate and some simple steps to get you started! Be sure to check it out here: http://dailyburn.com/life/lifestyle/how-to-meditate-for-beginners/  ...

The Quiet Power of Meditation, sharing a video article from CBS News

Good afternoon! Today we are sharing a video article from www.cbsnews.com on the power of meditation and how it saved one man's life. 'This about it: Whether it's improving our day-to-day lives or surviving a sudden calamity, there's no substitute for clear-headed mental discipline. And a growing number of people believe they know how to find it.' http://www.cbsnews.com/news/the-quiet-power-of-meditation/ Filmmaker and TM advocate David Lynch...

How Yoga Might Save the U.S. Trillions of Dollars, And A Lot of Lives

This is a great article we are sharing today! Enjoy it! Find a comfortable nook to settle in to folks, because this article via Forbes.com is a big one. How Yoga Might Save the U.S. Trillions of Dollars, And A Lot of Lives  Scientific evidence is mounting daily for what many have long sensed: that practices like mindfulness, meditation, and yoga can help...

How to Practice Mindfulness Meditation

How to Practice Mindfulness Meditation Mindfulness is important; how do we develop it? Written by: Karen Kissel Wegela Ph.D. Posted Jan 19, 2010 Shared from psychologytoday.com Cultivating mindfulness is the key to overcoming suffering and recognizing natural wisdom: both our own and others'. How do we go about it? Photo Courtesy of Lisa Schaewe, photographer Source: Lisa Schaewe photographer In the Buddhist tradition and in Contemplative Psychotherapy training,...

Genuine Acceptance

Good morning, Today we are sharing a great archive from Tara Brach: "Our capacity to accept this life is key to our freedom, yet there are many misconceptions about acceptance: People wonder, if acceptance makes us a doormat in relationships? Isn't acceptance akin to resignation? Doesn't it make us passive when what is needed is action? This talk explores some of the...

Change Your Brain With Kindness, sharing an article from psychologytoday.com

Good afternoon! Today we are sharing an article with you from psychologytoday.com on how to change your brain with kindness. We all could use more kindness in our lives, right? Take a look and see what you think! Change Your Brain With Kindness Practice a loving kindness meditation. Post published by Marlynn Wei M.D., J.D. on Apr 27, 2015 in Urban Survival SHARE TWEET SHARE EMAIL When was...