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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...

2011-05-26 00:00:27

"Search Inside Yourself' Brings Mindfulness, Emotional Intelligence to Business and Life San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) May 25, 2011 HarperOne, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, today announced the acquisition of "Search Inside Yourself" by Chade-MengTan, the Google engineer who pioneered personal growth training at Google. Gideon Weil, VP and Executive Editor at HarperOne acquired the book with a preemptive offer via the Stephanie Tade Agency. Based on the popular and proven Google...

2011-01-22 08:44:19

Mass. General-led study shows changes over time in areas associated with awareness, empathy, stress Participating in an 8-week mindfulness meditation program appears to make measurable changes in brain regions associated with memory, sense of self, empathy and stress. In a study that will appear in the January 30 issue of Psychiatry Research: Neuroimaging, a team led by Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) researchers report the results of their study, the first to document...

2009-08-04 12:15:32

Twenty minutes per day of guided workplace meditation and yoga combined with six weekly group sessions can lower feelings of stress by more than 10 percent and improve sleep quality in sedentary office employees, a pilot study suggests.The study offered participants a modified version of what is known as mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR), a program established in 1979 to help hospital patients in Massachusetts assist in their own healing that is now in wide use around the world.In...

2008-10-08 09:00:12

By HOWARD COHEN Our worries. They're pounding like Beethoven's Fifth: Bailouts, buyouts. Recession, depression. Enter the meditative practice of mindfulness. Born of Buddhist roots, it's increasingly recognized as a measure to calm the mind's chatter and elevate the brain's thinking and organizational processes. Mindfulness seminars. Mindfulness books. A place in Virginia Beach - the labyrinth paved into a patio at the Association for Research and Enlightenment - where visitors can...

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2004-12-09 08:10:34

MIDDLETOWN, Conn. (AP) -- He's a Vietnam vet who wears clunky metal rings on nearly every finger and builds computers for fun, but lately the only place David Wilson wants to be is on his yoga mat. The 50-year-old is homeless, struggles with post-traumatic stress disorder and has chronic pain in his neck and back. And until recently, a good night's sleep meant just two hours of solid snooze time. But since enrolling in a stress reduction class at the Middletown Community Health Center,...

2004-11-27 03:00:00

Anne Haynes, Guest Columnist Meditation is clearly moving into the mainstream. Evidence of this is the August 4, 2003, cover story in Time magazine, which explored the research on the physiological and psychological aspects of meditation. Since then, numerous stories have been published on the scientific findings relating to the benefits of meditation. Recent research conducted by scientists at the Laboratory for Affective Neuroscience at the University of Wisconsin at Madison demonstrated...


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