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oh! meditation Learned to meditate and found that I always had You want to learn to meditate? That’s going to be a good thing for just about anybody who is struggling with the world even in a small way. There’s nothing to learn, except to be here now When I learned to meditate in a… Continue reading now

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WE LIVE in a world full of distraction, and with the stresses of everyday life, it is easy to see why there has been an increase in the attention surrounding mental health issues. Anxiety and depression are now the most common mental health disorders in Britain. As more people open-up about their mental health, we… Continue reading Vedic Meditation

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mindfulness for athletes

Scene: Interior of high school gym at a girls basketball game. No. 15 positions herself at the free-throw line. She places her toe on the small dot that represents the center of the line. She dribbles three times and spins the ball in her hands for good luck. She sets herself—knees bent, back straight, the… Continue reading mindfulness for athletes

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Mindfulness: an answer to Type 2 Diabetes?

To study the effects of mindfulness, researchers from Penn State University randomly assigned 86 overweight or obese women to receive eight weekly sessions of either mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR), taught by a professional instructor, or general health education, taught by a registered dietitian. Read on  

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