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2013-05-02 10:09:11

A Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) study shows a mind-body class elective for medical students helps increase their self-compassion and ability to manage thoughts and tasks more effectively. The study, published in Medical Education Online, also discusses how this innovative course may help medical students better manage stress and feel more empowered to use mind-body skills with their patients. Allison Bond, MA, a third-year medical student at BUSM, served as the paper's first...

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...

Alternative Therapies Can Help Lower High Blood Pressure
2013-04-23 12:43:57

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While they are not a substitute for medication, alternative therapies such as transcendental meditation and isometric exercise can be effective in a battle against high blood pressure, according to a new report in the American Heart Association's (AHA) journal Hypertension. "In general, there's a surprising level of evidence supporting some of the alternative techniques being effective, and surprisingly little or conflicting evidence...

2013-04-19 23:03:57

To coincide with April´s U.S. National Health Observance -- Stress Relief Month, DreamTime, Inc. introduces daily therapeutic stress relieving tools. Santa Cruz, CA (PRWEB) April 19, 2013 To coincide with April´s U.S. National Health Observance -- Stress Relief Month, DreamTime, Inc. introduces therapeutic stress relieving tools from their spring 2013 collection. Stress has been described as America´s #1 health problem and the #1 health epidemic. As a society, stress levels...

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...

2013-04-12 23:00:15

GentlemensUniversity.com releases a review of The Holosync Solution, an audio program that promises to teach people all the known benefits of deep meditation without them having to spend years learning it. Houston, TX (PRWEB) April 12, 2013 Created by the Centrepointe Research Institute, The Holosync Solution, an audio program that claims people can learn true meditation in a fraction of a second and meditate like a Zen monk at the touch of a button has caught the attention of...

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 23:00:51

Teaneck Maum Meditation Center Celebrates Much Anticipated Grand Opening Teaneck, NJ (PRWEB) April 05, 2013 After some renovations, Teaneck Maum Meditation celebrated their much anticipated grand opening. Located in Teaneck, New Jersey, the helpers bring over 15 years of combined guiding experience to this second New Jersey Maum Meditation Center. “We view this center as a place for people to go to rest their minds and throw away their stress,” said Jon Miller, a volunteer...


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