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Meditation can relieve pain

Meditation can relieve pain, and it does so by activating multiple brain areas, according to an April 2011 study in the Journal of Neuroscience. Fadel Zeidan of Wake Forest University and his colleagues scanned people’s brains as they received uncomfortably … Continue reading

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Different Cultures Enhances Creativity

Creativity can be enhanced by experiencing cultures different from one’s own, according to a study in Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin (published by SAGE). Three studies looked at students who had lived abroad and those who hadn’t, testing them on … Continue reading

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What happens in our brain when we practice mindfulness?

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Movement therapy helps young kids

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Dancing with Parkinson’s: Discovering your movement expression

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Watching Birds, Trees is Good for Mental Health

According to a study led by University of Exeter researcher Daniel Cox, people living in neighborhoods with more birds, shrubs and trees are less likely to suffer from depression, anxiety and stress. Dr. Cox and his colleagues from the University … Continue reading

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B.K.S. Iyengar–Hatha Yoga Demonstration

After a few years of practicing Kripalu style hatha yoga, in the late 70’s I switched to Iyengar style as I the sequences fit me better and the teachers seemed to have a more in-depth knowledge of Hatha Yoga. I … Continue reading

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