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Does meditation have benefits for mind and body?

Posted February 27, 2014

It is hard to believe some still question whether meditation can have a positive effect on mind and body. A very selective research review recently raised the question, leading to headlines such as the one in The Wall Street Journal that said the benefits are limited.

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Decision making may be improved with mindfulness meditation

Posted February 18, 2014

Meditation is generally very beneficial for many dimensions of well being. A great advantage of meditation to help you relax and feel good is that meditation helps you to avoid taking drugs for these problems, which often have troubling side effects. Meditation has also been found to help control blood pressure. Recent research shows that mindfulness meditation also helps to improve your mind.

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How your mindset about the future may impact your eating habits

Posted February 14, 2014

Emotional eating is something we’re all familiar with. Maybe you had had a rough week at work and all you want on Friday night is to plop down and watch a movie with a giant bowl of buttery popcorn. Maybe you’re a student stressed about a big exam and you’re munching on candy as you study. Or maybe your child’s birthday party is coming up and you’ve bought an ice cream cake to serve a small army to celebrate. Happy or sad, up or down, there’s a plethora of media in the world that tells us our moods often dictate the foods we choose to eat.

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Trained minds can lower the need for opioids for pain

Posted February 6, 2014

There has been deepening concerns about abuse of prescription opioids for chronic pain. The treatment for serious chronic pain can become deadlier than the condition, when opioid drugs are abused. People are worried about this and are often searching for natural alternatives to treat chronic pain. New research shows that the mind can be trained to cope effectively with chronic pain.

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Ancient Chinese mind-body therapy boosts health for people with chronic disease

Posted January 30, 2014

UQ researcher Dr Xin Liu proves ancient Chinese mind-body movement therapy could offer dramatic health benefits for people with chronic conditions such as diabetes or obesity. 28 January 2014. A University of Queensland study has shown ancient Chinese mind-body movement therapy could offer dramatic health benefits for people with chronic conditions such as diabetes or obesity.

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Consider using jasmine to help revitalize your mind and body

Posted January 12, 2014

There’s no need to convince most Chinese people of jasmine’s various health benefits. From the moment that it was initially brought to Asia from Persia during the Song dynasty, the Chinese started consuming it as an enjoyable herbal tea. Although most individuals will drink jasmine tea, some may prefer to use it as an essential oil during their aromatherapy sessions. Believe it or not, the simple act of smelling jasmine produces interesting health benefits such as relaxing the nerves.

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Study helps prove that living surrounded by green spaces brings lasting mental health benefits

Posted January 8, 2014

Do you recall sighing and naturally relaxing as you drive through a beautiful area? Your body and mind are telling you where it wants to be. A new study confirms that living or moving to a greener area leads to “significant and sustained” improvements in mental health.

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Hugs: The Ultimate Mind-Body Medicine

Posted December 10, 2013

A boost to your physical and emotional health is only a hug away, according to new research. Most people instinctively know that hugging and touching are beneficial for emotional well-being. But researchers who have investigated the power of the human touch have found wide-ranging positive effects that encompass many aspects of health.

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Cultivate exceptional health, clarity and energy with this one nutritional healing system

Posted November 10, 2013

Nutritional balancing therapy may seem simple at first glance, but the protocol is quite powerful for healing a wide range of illness. Originally developed by Dr. Paul C. Eck in the late 1970s, the program has continued to evolve with Dr. Lawrence Wilson, who worked as an apprentice and assistant to Dr. Eck for over a decade. The therapy involves a specific diet custom-tailored for each individual, depending on a person’s metabolic blueprint, as well as toxic load and deficiencies revealed through a hair analysis test. The end result is a program which balances the body and mind while providing a solid foundation for healing and health.

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Bowel Disorders Treated with Mind –Body Therapy

Posted October 24, 2013

The majority of doctors tend to ignore the holistic approaches when it comes to bowel disorders, such as irritable bowel syndrome. However, some of the studies have found that cognitive behavioral therapy and hypnosis may have positive effects on the patients struggling with problems of this kind.

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