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Scientists Find How Meditation Helps Reduce Anxiety
2013-06-04 12:36:29

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Scientists at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center have identified the brain functions involved in how meditation reduces anxiety. The team wrote in the journal Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience about how they studied 15 healthy volunteers with normal levels of everyday anxiety. They said these individuals had no previous meditation experience or anxiety disorders. The participants took four 20-minute classes to learn...

2013-05-27 23:00:49

Rock The Path, a nonprofit retreat and education center in Camden, Maine, will be holding two free Conscious Aging workshops on June 1. Rock The Path was chosen as one of 30 organizations and individuals across the nation to assist the Institute of Noetic Sciences, a nonprofit research and educational organization founded in 1973 by Apollo 14 astronaut Edgar Mitchell, in piloting their new Conscious Aging curriculum. Camden, Maine (PRWEB) May 27, 2013 Designed to encourage those in mid- to...

2013-05-24 23:00:33

Entitled Soul Silence: A Unique Approach to Mastering the 11th Step, The Book Is Designed For People Recovering From Alcohol and Drug Dependency SCRANTON, PA (PRWEB) May 25, 2013 Part guidebook, part memoir, Peter Amato, M.A., Ph.D. candidate, released a book presenting a tried and true approach to meditation for the recovery community. Entitled Soul Silence: A Unique Approach to Mastering the 11th Step, the book outlines a comprehensive method for recovering addicts to develop a new...

2013-05-17 23:19:53

Isaac Farin Therapy LLC. has announced a partnership with Safari Surf School to offer the innovative “Mind and Body Change Retreat” in Nosara, Costa Rica. The retreat will feature positive psychology and mindfulness/meditation lectures from Isaac Farin, paired with exotic vacation experiences coordinated by Safari Surf. Nosara, Costa Rica (PRWEB) May 17, 2013 Scheduled for August 3-10 2013, in the surf/yoga town of Nosara, Costa Rica- the retreat includes 7 nights of...

2013-05-17 23:00:25

Schools and students urged to enroll online to compete or find a sponsor. Scranton, PA (PRWEB) May 18, 2013 In an attempt to teach children how to live peacefully and forge a better future, Meditation Master Peter Amato has announced he will bring a meditation program to five deserving schools throughout the country, a $250,000 value in training and materials. At absolutely no cost to the schools. By making meditation a regular part of the school day, Amato said, young children and teens...

2013-05-13 23:23:30

Launched by MindApps, The Mindfulness App is a tool for everyone to increase their awareness in life. It helps the user with the most difficult aspect of Mindfulness practice — namely to remember to be mindful. Cupertino, CA (PRWEB) May 13, 2013 The swedish company MindApps has developed a great tool to get started with meditation and with the vision: To make the whole world to discover meditation! Meditation has many effects that makes practitioners more harmonious people and more...

2013-05-03 23:23:50

Rock The Path, a nonprofit retreat and education center in Camden, Maine, will be holding free Conscious Aging workshops on May 11 and June 1. Rock The Path was chosen as one of 30 organizations and individuals across the nation to assist the Institute of Noetic Sciences in piloting their new Conscious Aging curriculum. Camden, Maine (PRWEB) May 03, 2013 Rock The Path, a nonprofit retreat and education center in Camden, Maine, will be holding free Conscious Aging workshops on May 11 and...

2013-05-02 23:26:46

Leading Childhood Resilience and Happiness Expert, Renee Jain, urges parents, schools and health professionals, “We need to take depression prevention seriously.” (PRWEB) May 02, 2013 Suicide is the third leading cause of death for 15 to 24 year olds and the sixth leading cause of death for 5 to 14 year olds. The attempted suicide rate is even higher, AACAP, 1997. America needs to be more vigilant with providing its youth pre-emptive social and emotional support. May is National...

2013-04-30 13:48:35

Ongoing effort shows promise in reducing stress in the workplace through cost-effective online tools The use of Internet-based stress management programs (ISM) effectively reduce stress for a sustainable period, according to a Cleveland Clinic study published recently in Annals of Behavioral Medicine. Online stress management programs aim to increase accessibility for individuals affected by chronic stress at a lesser cost than traditional methods. Data suggests that stress reduction...

2013-04-26 23:02:46

Department of Education Pilot Program yields positive results. Amato offers a free program to five deserving schools. Scranton, PA (PRWEB) April 26, 2013 There is no denying that children today are faced with cumbersome challenges. Fierce competition. Social media pressure. Bullying. Ever-changing technology. Rampant violence. And so much more never imagined years ago. School districts and private schools across the country offer a variety of tools to make learning easier and help children...


Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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