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Three Ways Meditation Helps the Digestive System

You notice the benefits of mindfulness meditation in the way you think, sleep, and feel across the board. And as it turns out, sometimes you even feel these benefits deep in the gut. Gastroenterologists and...

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Can Meditation Slow the Aging Process?

People jump through all sorts of hurdles to slow down the aging process. From skin creams and diet changes, to plastic surgery, lots of folks are constantly taking steps to continually look young. But when...

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Just One Hour of Mindfulness Meditation

Numerous studies have touted the benefits of mindfulness meditation after days, weeks, and even years. But what benefits appear right after your first hour session? Michigan Technological University (MTU) released a new study showing that...

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New Study: Meditation Helps You Stay Smarter, Longer

Do you practice meditation? You may find you are more focused and productive, even after a few weeks or months of starting a regular meditation regime. But, what about after a few years? Researchers conducted...

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How Meditation Affects the Addicted Brain

National attention turning to the opioid crisis is bringing about more studies on the effectiveness of various treatments for addiction – including mindfulness meditation. And in the midst of this research, there’s been some positive...

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Why Mindfulness Meditation and Coping Skills Are Inherently Linked

In an earlier post we talked about why people turn to mindfulness meditation to deal with situations that are difficult to handle. Many physicians prescribe mindfulness meditation to patients with life-threatening or chronic conditions. Even...

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Is Mindfulness Meditation the Future of Therapy?

What do you think of when hearing about meditation? You may envision a practice that takes place at a special room at work, or a fitness center, or a specialist’s office; or even in a...

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Why Mindfulness Meditation Helps with Stress Now

There are situations that cause a sudden onset of stress. Everyone faces them at some point. It could be as routine as driving through heavy 5 p.m. traffic, or as unexpected as having to speak...

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The Myth of Meditation and Religion

There are a number of myths that seem to go hand in hand with mindfulness meditation. But these myths are gradually falling away as the practice becomes more common – and more scientifically studied. And...

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How Mindfulness Meditation Helps with Bracing

Have you ever heard the phrase “The waiting is the hardest part?” As it turns out, this sentiment is 100% true. Researchers have found that when it comes to potential bad news, it’s the waiting...

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