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2010-11-16 00:00:55

Is it possible that dogs are wonderful teachers of mindfulness practice? According to psychologist Jonathan Kaplan dogs demonstrate an enviable level of concentration and focus on the present moment, and emulating these characteristics can help us feel more grounded and joyful, and less stressed. Oakland, CA (PRWEB) November 15, 2010 “Have you ever tried to eat lunch in front of a hungry dog?” asks Jonathan Kaplan, Ph.D., author of Urban Mindfulness: Cultivating Peace, Presence,...

2010-11-04 13:19:08

Positive psychological changes that occur during meditation training are associated with greater telomerase activity.

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2010-10-14 11:40:42

Fibromyalgia is a debilitating condition affecting between 11 million and 15 million individuals in the US alone.

2010-09-29 09:21:20

A recent study stresses the importance of meditating like the masters for people with multiple sclerosis (MS).

2010-09-28 13:10:03

Learning mindfulness meditation may help people who have multiple sclerosis (MS) with the fatigue, depression and other life challenges that commonly accompany the disease.

2010-09-01 20:03:02

'Mindfulness', the process of learning to become more aware of our ongoing experiences, increases well-being in adolescent boys, a new study reports.

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2010-06-02 10:30:27

People who meditate regularly find pain less unpleasant because their brains anticipate the pain less, a new study has found.

2010-04-15 08:19:08

Some of us need regular amounts of coffee or other chemical enhancers to make us cognitively sharper.


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.