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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.

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.

Loneliness Decreases In Adults Who Use Meditation
2012-08-15 12:59:06

Researchers from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) found that a meditation program, completed in a little less than eight weeks, helped decrease loneliness among adults.

Yoga for Pregnant Women Reduces Depression, Increases Maternal Bond
2012-08-09 14:12:33

Slow breathing. Long stretches. These are just a few of the characteristics of yoga. Researchers from the University of Michigan recently revealed that yoga helps pregnant women have less depressive moments and also increases feelings of maternal bonding.

2012-07-25 00:17:50

For older adults, loneliness is a major risk factor for health problems — such as cardiovascular disease and Alzheimer's — and death.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.