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The focus of my life in recent months has been living mindfully, and while I don’t always remember to do that, I have learned a few things worth sharing.
The first is a mindful life is worth the effort. It’s a life where we awaken from the dream state we’re most often submerged in
When talking about mindfulness, many people see a very formal picture of a yogi in seated meditation in the quietest place on earth.
But is that the only way to practice mindfulness?
The answer is a wholeheartedly NO!
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A University of Victoria scientist was part of a project that took him to the mountains of Nepal, in a twist from the practice of bringing research subjects into the lab.
He returned with new findings about
When I started meditating, I knew it would make me calmer. It would slow my racing mind and help me project a less frantic energy. I wanted to feel, and be, more relaxed.
I wanted this for my personal life.
But meditation had a profound impact I didn’t expect on my professional
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Many of us live with a level of persistent low-grade stress that becomes so normalised that most of the time, we don’t even realise it’s there.
While we might not be displaying obvious signs of stress, cortisol—the hormone associated with stress—wreaks havoc on our mental and physi
Depression & Anxiety Cures
Unfortunately, if we have not already, then at some point in our lives we have to deal with the beasts of anxiety and depression. These two conditions tend to go hand in hand, and very often have similar triggers and causes. In this article, I want to i
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According to Dr. Depak Bhatt, the director of the Integrated Interventional Cardiovascular Program at Brigham and Women’s Health, stress can trigger behavior that increases the risk of heart disease. Chronic stress and the increased risk for heart disease is something that we can acti