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2011-04-08 08:46:28

Since the 1960s, meditation has been the focus of increasing scientific research.

2011-02-28 16:16:47

Death can be terrifying.

2011-02-24 22:24:44

The body is a dancer’s instrument, but is it attuned to the mind?

2011-02-24 19:16:06

The key to dealing with some of the challenges life throws at us - including pain, suffering, illness, grief and loss - is to truly appreciate the positive aspects of our life, and not simply focus on the negative.

2011-01-22 08:44:19

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.

2010-12-07 18:39:00

Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy appears to be similar to maintenance antidepressant medication for preventing relapse or recurrence among patients successfully treated for depression.

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.


Word of the Day
adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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