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2013-04-04 23:02:12

Ivy Child partners with Worcester Fitness to offer “First Fridays — Yoga & Mindfulness Program for Kids” beginning Friday, April 5, 2013 and continuing on the first Friday of each month. Worcester Fitness, a premier health club voted Worcester´s Best 16 times in a row by Worcester Magazine and regarded for having one of the most well-trained professional fitness teams in the health club industry, is enhancing its offerings to prioritize the importance of emotional...

Stress Hormones Lowered Through Mindfulness Meditation
2013-03-29 05:37:53

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online New research led by researchers with the Shamatha Project at the University of California, Davis suggests that focusing on the present rather than allowing the mind to drift may help lower levels of stress hormones. Focusing your mind and mental resources on immediate experience is an aspect of mindfulness that can be improved by meditation training. "This is the first study to show a direct relation between resting cortisol and...

2013-03-14 23:01:41

SouthPark Hypnosis, leading provider of hypnosis for adults and children in Charlotte, N.C., is hosting a one-hour group meditation and guided imagery session in cooperation with Guru Ranjit Deora from Charlotte Meditation, the most trusted provider of meditation courses in the greater Charlotte area. The first group session will be held on Wednesday, April 17, at 6:30 p.m. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) March 14, 2013 SouthPark Hypnosis and Charlotte Meditation are offering a group meditation...

Meditation Benefits Have Neural Roots
2013-02-14 04:43:33

Jason Pierce, MSN, MBA, RN for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Research shows that training in mindfulness meditation techniques can decrease chronic pain and improve depression. A paper recently published in Frontiers in Human Neuroscience by scientists at Brown University may shed light on the physiological reason why. The study proposes that training in mindfulness meditation enhances control over how the brain processes and filters sensations and memories. Training in...

Meditation May Relieve Arthritis, Asthma And Other Chronic Disease
2013-01-17 13:54:28

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Meditation may carry with it the connotations of otherworldly mysticism, high-minded elitism, or a discipline of the slightly aloof, but studies have also shown that it can convey real-world benefits for personal health. According to a new study in the journal Brain, Behavior and Immunity, so-called “mindfulness” meditation techniques can provide relief for those with chronic inflammatory conditions–such as...

2012-10-04 13:32:27

A compassion-based meditation program can significantly improve a person´s ability to read the facial expressions of others, finds a study published by Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience. This boost in empathic accuracy was detected through both behavioral testing of the study participants and through functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) scans of their brain activity. “It´s an intriguing result, suggesting that a behavioral intervention could enhance a key...

2012-09-30 23:02:43

From October 3rd to November 30th 2012, there will be an extraordinary series of workshops, classes, and lectures broadcasted live via telephone and computer around the world. Thousands of people from more than twenty-two countries will tune into a series of one hour classes taught by more than twenty internationally best selling authors, speakers, and master teachers of life. This series is hosted by Nathan Crane and The Panacea Community, and is free to all attendees. (PRWEB) September...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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