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Meditation Health Benefits

The Habit That Changed, And Saved, This Country Star's Life

Posted 01.30.2014 | Healthy Living

In 1990, country star Naomi Judd was diagnosed with Hepatitis C and told that she had only three years to live. Now, 24 years later, Judd says she fee...

How Yoga And Meditation Can Supercharge Your Health

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living

With the benefits of holistic health and mindfulness practices finally starting to be recognized by mainstream medical institutions across the country...

This Practice Makes Barbara Walters Feel 'Very Centered'

Posted 09.11.2013 | Healthy Living

Finding zen in the media spotlight might not be easy, but this summer Barbara Walters set out to achieve it through meditation. Walters explained her ...

The Benefits Of Mindfulness And Meditation For Kids

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 05.23.2013 | Parents

As more adults turn to mindfulness practices like yoga and meditation to combat mounting stress in their own lives (91 percent of Americans experience...

6 Reasons Why Everyone in Corporate America Should Meditate

Robert Piper | Posted 07.14.2013 | Healthy Living
Robert Piper

Meditation is the new American pushup for the brain; it's a tool that helps us check in with ourselves throughout the day. It's a practice that should be embraced by all American corporations as a way to stay calm, focused, and productive through the day.

10 Reasons Why You Really Need To Start Meditating

Robert Piper | Posted 07.03.2013 | Healthy Living
Robert Piper

Cheers to America's new push-up for the brain! With all the scientific evidence coming in over the years, meditation is now becoming a practice that anyone from any walk of life can embrace.

Meredith Melnick

LOOK: Your Body On Meditation

HuffingtonPost.com | Meredith Melnick | Posted 05.02.2013 | Healthy Living

We hear it all the time: Meditation can improve our creative thinking, our energy, stress levels and even our success. Prominent artists, businessmen ...

We Are All Meditators (Or at Least We Should Be)

Deepak Chopra | Posted 09.18.2012 | Healthy Living
Deepak Chopra

Today is a special day. Almost 30 years ago to the day, I formally learned to meditate in Cambridge, Mass. My life has never been the same. And so today in many ways is a celebration of my discovery of meditation.

Why Doing Nothing Is The Key To Happiness

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 09.07.2012 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

In order to pay attention we need to be quiet, to be practiced at stillness, to know the habits of our mind and be skilled at dancing with them, not to be controlled or dominated by them.

Why You Should Try Meditation

Nancy Colier | Posted 05.28.2012 | Healthy Living
Nancy Colier

Meditation can change your life and your very sense of who you are. There is a reason it has been around for thousands of years and practiced by people from all walks of life and on all parts of the globe.

Medication vs. Meditation: Which Should You Choose?

Aditi Nerurkar, MD | Posted 07.30.2013 | Healthy Living
Aditi Nerurkar, MD

With the use of high-tech neuroimaging gadgets like functional magnetic resonance imaging machines (fMRI) and electroencephalography (EEG), we're slowly understanding how meditation affects the brain

7 Ways Meditation Can Save Your Life

Ed and Deb Shapiro | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Ed and Deb Shapiro

This may sound farfetched but meditation is a direct way to cut through the chaotic monkey mind constantly making excuses and supporting our neurosis. It's that fundamental. Yet so many people pay it so little attention.

Still Need A New Year's Resolution? Try Resolving To Meditate

Jeanne Ball | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jeanne Ball

Meditation is emerging as a powerful stress-buster. Research shows that it can have health benefits equivalent to or better than some of the leading medications for reducing high blood pressure and high cholesterol.

How Meditation Makes You Nicer

Scientific American | David Biello | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Like athletes or musicians, people who practice meditation can enhance their ability to concentrate--or even lower their blood pressure. They can also...