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Mind Body Health

Three Elements Of Body-Soul Fitness

Brant Secunda and Mark Allen | Posted 08.02.2013 | Healthy Living
Brant Secunda and Mark Allen

When most people think of "fitness," they think of big muscles, speed and agility, or ideal body weight. But our definition of fitness needs a makeover. True fitness needs to include emotional and spiritual well-being, which provide the foundation for attaining a fit body.

Jack Kornfield: Meditation Helps Us See What Matters

Kripalu | Posted 06.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Kripalu

Meditation can be the doorway through which we enter into a deeper connection with the world within and around us. At the beginning of his five-day retreat at Kripalu, The Wise and Loving Heart, Jack Kornfield reflects on the benefits and blessings of meditation.

Believing the Mind and Body Are the Same Promotes Healthy Behavior

Art Markman, Ph.D. | Posted 01.28.2013 | Healthy Living
Art Markman, Ph.D.

Minds are strange things. Our conscious experience of the world feels separate from the body that we inhabit. Discussions about the relationship between mind and body happen both in college dorms and in the philosophical literature. But does this discussion really matter?

Does Your Mind Impact Your Health?

Marc B. Levin | Posted 02.22.2012 | Healthy Living
Marc B. Levin

In a discussion of health, wellness and well-being, an important concept is the relationship between the mind and the body. There are two primary ways of looking at the mind-body relationship.

How Belief Affects Our Health

Russ Gerber | Posted 02.21.2012 | Healthy Living
Russ Gerber

Sooner or later we'll see for ourselves what Penny Sarchet and countless others have uncovered -- that what we take in, what we believe, has a correlation to our health. The days of thinking that the body operates independent of our beliefs about it are fading away.