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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...

Mindfulness Therapy Shows Promise As PTSD Treatment
2013-04-17 15:53:44

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online As veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars return to their lives away from the battlefield, many are having difficulty coping with the additional strain brought on by post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). A new study in the journal“¯Depression and Anxiety points to promising results for veterans suffering from PTSD. Researchers found that veterans who engaged in mindfulness exercises, such as meditation, stretching, and...

Meditation Can Help College Freshman Perform Better
2013-04-10 09:04:52

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Too many allow the pressures and stresses of life to consume them, leaving them to feel adrift in a current they cannot control. It would appear this sentiment is no truer for anyone than it is for the college freshman. And there is little doubt as to why. For many this is the first time they have struck out on their own. The overwhelming feeling of sink or swim often results in the former. Could there be a better way? According to...

2013-04-04 23:02:12

Ivy Child partners with Worcester Fitness to offer “First Fridays — Yoga & Mindfulness Program for Kids” beginning Friday, April 5, 2013 and continuing on the first Friday of each month. Worcester Fitness, a premier health club voted Worcester´s Best 16 times in a row by Worcester Magazine and regarded for having one of the most well-trained professional fitness teams in the health club industry, is enhancing its offerings to prioritize the importance of emotional...


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vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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