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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.

2012-06-11 18:36:05

An interdisciplinary research project carried out between Aarhus University, Aarhus University Hospital and the Danish Cancer Society shows that mindfulness-based psychological therapy helps reduce anxiety and depression in cancer patients.

2012-05-04 23:03:07

Psychiatric-mental health nurses’ association honors nurses and promotes mental health with free continuing education on incorporating mindfulness and reflection into nursing practice.

2012-03-22 23:02:42

8-week course at San Diego yoga studio for new and experienced participants teaches how to use the wisdom of the mind and body to cope with stress and enhance wellbeing. San


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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