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2011-10-11 15:00:00

As a leading organization advancing the practice of meditation and consciousness research, the Institute of Noetic Sciences (IONS) this week launched the most comprehensive, up-to-date bibliography of meditation research. Available on IONSâ website, noetic.org, to medical professionals, therapists, researchers, and academics, the meditation bibliography offers new features to also ease accessibility and search functions for a growing population incorporating meditation into their...

2011-09-06 14:00:00

U.S. Congressman Tim Ryan Joins Leaders for a Landmark Gathering on the Integration of Mindfulness Practice into American Life Rhinebeck, NY (PRWEB) September 06, 2011 ABC News reports that 20 million Americans now practice various forms of meditation. One of the most popular and beneficial is mindfulness practice, which uses simple, universal techniques to cultivate natural qualities of the heart, mind, and body. Americans from all walks of life are discovering the proven benefits of...

2011-08-22 07:10:00

Weaving together soaring, angelic vocals and the celestial sound of crystal singing bowls, Ashana's original sound is the forefront of an entirely new genre of healing music. "The Infinite Heart" just released. Tour starts in Kansas City, Sept. 9, 2011. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) August 22, 2011 Weaving together soaring, angelic vocals and the celestial sound of crystal singing bowls, Ashana's original sound is the forefront of an entirely new genre of healing music. She has received...

2011-08-02 00:00:29

The new educational speaking series, Meet your Mind, will be introducing yet another guest speaker to it's roster this Wednesday, August 3rd from 7pm - 9pm. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 01, 2011 The new educational speaking series, Meet Your Mind, will be introducing yet another guest speaker to it's roster this Wednesday, August 3rd from 7pm - 9pm. The growing popularity of the series has been taking place at NYC's ThinkEasy, an educational, personal and professional development center...

2011-07-11 00:00:30

MyReviewsNow in affiliation with the Trypnaural Meditation introduces a new way to dramatically manage and reduce day-to-day stress without medication. (PRWEB) July 09, 2011 The Trypnaural technique is a groundbreaking method in the world of meditation. MyReviewsNow is excited to be in partnership with this unique approach in dealing with stress management. The Trypnaural system uses special isochronic tones to put the listener into a deep state of relaxation and meditation. These tones are...

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2011-07-02 05:55:00

Scientists have cracked the secret to what makes Tibetan "singing bowls" so mysterious. The water-filled bowls are rubbed with a leather-wrapped mallet to exhibit a haunting sound, creating strange waves. A Tibetan bowl is generally made from a bronze alloy containing copper, tin, zinc, iron, silver, gold and nickel. The Faraday waves arise when a fluid like water vibrates, constrained by a closed boundary like the edge of the bowl. As the frequency of the rubbing reaches at which the bowl...

2011-06-23 00:00:29

Book receives endorsements of Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn, Myla Kabat-Zinn, Dr. Amy Saltzman and others. 'You Are Not Your Thoughts' was written to inspire children, and adults alike, to learn early and often that they can free themselves of destructive thoughts, emotions and behaviors by simply remembering to be present "“ right here, right now. Chicopee, MA (PRWEB) June 22, 2011 Mindfulness is present moment, non-judgmental awareness. It reconnects people to their senses, bringing them into...

2011-04-15 00:00:28

A Program to Relax, Refresh and Rejuvenate with Meditation in the Presence of H.H. Sri Sri Ravi Shankar. Secaucus, NJ (PRWEB) April 14, 2011 On Saturday April 9th, The Art of Living Foundation, an international non-profit that offers stress reduction, meditation and self-development programs, hosted Meditation & Yoga 2011 (MY 2011) in the presence of spiritual leader and humanitarian Sri Sri Ravi Shankar. The day-long...

2011-03-30 07:15:00

PORT JEFFERSON STATION, N.Y., March 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- April is National Stress Awareness Month, and boy do we need it. According to the American Psychological Association (2010), a majority of Americans experience moderate or high levels of stress, but are "stymied in their efforts to make changes." And although science is increasingly showing the benefits of meditation for stress relief, many people have trouble getting started or even finding time for it. And for someone who is...

2011-02-24 22:24:44

The body is a dancer's instrument, but is it attuned to the mind? A new study from the University of California, Berkeley, suggests that professional ballet and modern dancers are not as emotionally in sync with their bodies as are people who regularly practice meditation. UC Berkeley researchers tracked how closely the emotions of seasoned meditators and professional dancers followed bodily changes such as breathing and heart rates. They found that dancers who devote enormous time and effort...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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