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2013-09-11 23:24:41

Binge Eating Disorder (BED), which affects 3% of the general population and up to 40% of those seeking weight loss, can be treated successfully with an intensive program using mindfulness-based strategies. In a recent study, participants in The Am I Hungry? Mindful Eating for Binge Eating program went from severe binge eating to a non-bingeing level in just ten weeks. Phoenix, Arizona (PRWEB) September 11, 2013 Polishing off an entire bag of potato chips from time to time is not uncommon...

2013-08-24 23:00:11

Schools throughout the country are registering and in need of funding for mediation training and materials for their classrooms. Scranton, PA (PRWEB) August 25, 2013 Schools throughout the country have signed on to implement a meditation in the classroom program through Peter Amato’s Pathway to Peace movement and are in dire need of sponsors to help fund the program. Applications from inner city districts, private academies, as well as charter, rural and public schools – elementary,...

2013-08-13 23:17:23

American University professor explains how mindful eating works and how college students can use it to stay healthy. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) August 13, 2013 It’s back to school time and a whole new group of students will leave home for the first time as they enter their freshman year in college. No doubt those students are well aware of the “freshman 15”—the legendary weight many students gain their first year of college. And while the obvious tips to avoiding the freshman 15...

2013-08-06 09:10:43

Researchers see increased self-control and changes in the brains in smokers receiving the training Addiction to smoking and other substances involves a particular set of brain areas related to self-control, according to numerous research. For a new study, researchers wondered if a training approach designed to influence this addiction pathway could influence smokers to reduce their tobacco use -- even if smokers did not intend to do so. It worked. The study, published online in the...

2013-07-30 23:31:25

A unique program to help children with comorbid health conditions, offered in pediatric hospitals. Worcester, Massachusetts (PRWEB) July 30, 2013 After their son, Gabriel Valentine Felix, was still born at eight months due to a heart arrhythmia, Dr. Thomas Felix, wanted to help other children with comorbid conditions. He made a generous contribution to Ivy Child International to launch the Yoga and Mindfulness Program, which has been named in Gabriel’s honor. Felix, a regulatory policy...

2013-07-29 23:24:38

New “See & Do Together” Platform Will Allow Users to Meditate in Unison with Others Across the Globe Using Mobile Technology, Internet Ann Arbor, MI (PRWEB) July 29, 2013 Michigan-based tech company Saagara has launched a campaign on the popular crowdfunding site Indiegogo to aid in the development of their new app platform See & Do Together. This platform will work in tandem with an included app, Universal Meditation, to allow users to engage in group meditation without...

2013-07-26 23:22:31

New and innovative Meditation Directory offers affordable online exposure for local meditation centers and service providers in order to support America's upsurge of interest in meditation. (PRWEB) July 26, 2013 Meditationfinder.com is America’s first meditation directory and largest of its kind aimed at supporting the rapidly growing demand for meditation resources in the U.S. By making it easier for practitioners to find local meditation centers, services, and supplies, it...

2013-07-25 23:18:19

Stress Management Coach Dr. Maiysha Clairborne, from Mind Body Spirit Wellness, reveals her top tips from managing stress and escaping the stress and pain cycle. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) July 25, 2013 Stress is a common feature in the lives of many American citizens, whether it is down to their career, their financial situation, or their family life. New figures show that 77% of Americans’ stress levels are causing them to experience a range of unpleasant physical symptoms. Stress can...

2013-07-18 23:00:27

Competition ends September 30, 2013. Scranton, PA (PRWEB) July 19, 2013 “I am pleased and excited to report that schools throughout the country are beginning to enroll and compete for an opportunity to bring meditation to their classrooms to reduce stress and increase morale and socialization,” announced Peter Amato, meditation master and doctoral candidate in mind-body medicine. Through his global mind-body movement, Pathway To Peace, Amato launched a nationwide search for schools...

2013-07-16 23:25:40

Don't let the thought of meditating the right way, or practicing one form or another lead to more stress. Sure, one can attend special meditation centers or group classes led by trained instructors, but one can also practice this alternate meditation easily on their own by playing intelligence games like 21 Ninja. Middletown, NJ (PRWEB) July 16, 2013 Anant Goel, Developer of intelligence game 21 Ninja at RKNet stated: “Meditation has been practiced for thousands of years. Meditation...


Word of the Day
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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