Category Archives: Meditation and Yoga

British Army to send 4,000 Buddhist troops to India for meditation to combat PTSD

I think the title of the article says it all. British Army to send 4,000 Buddhist troops to India for meditation to combat post-traumatic stress  

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Mindfulness Programs In Schools Reduce Symptoms Of Depression Among Adolescents: Study

Nothing new here. Mindfulness Programs In Schools Reduce Symptoms Of Depression Among Adolescents: Study and here Teaching meditation in schools But not in the USA. There must be something in the water.

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Breath test for stress

Do we really need a breath test to know if we are under stress? Breath test for stress

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Tapping into the power of mindfulness

‘…This might seem like an awfully touchy-feely way to train future corporate executives. But all manner of research supports the idea that mindfulness — paying attention to what’s happening in the present moment — is essential to becoming an effective … Continue reading

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Why sex is a ‘better headache cure rather than painkillers’

Only the German’s could have come up with this and even then I am not so sure that the premise was as objective as it may seem on the surface.  ‘…A team of neurologists found that sexual activity can lead … Continue reading

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‘…This might seem like an awfully touchy-feely way to train future corporate executives. But all manner of research supports the idea that mindfulness — paying attention to what’s happening in the present moment — is essential to becoming an effective … Continue reading

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Marines studying mindfulness-based training (phase 2)

This is phase II of the Marines and Mindfulness training: “”Some people might say these are Eastern-based religious practices but this goes way beyond that,” said Jeffery Bearor, the executive deputy of the Marine Corps training and education command at … Continue reading

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Brain image study: Fructose may spur overeating

It looks as if the data is starting to amass on the dangers of fructose.  ‘… This is your brain on sugar – for real. Scientists have used imaging tests to show for the first time that fructose, a sugar … Continue reading

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Marines expanding use of meditation training

This is an article that I never thought I would see but here it is. “…That benefit is the impetus behind Mindfulness-based Mind Fitness Training (“M-Fit”), a fledgling military initiative that teaches service members the secular meditative practice of mindfulness … Continue reading

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Neuroimaging of meditation’s effect on brain reactivity to pain

This is an old study (2008) but it is one of the few I have seen that is as clear on the reduction of pain. The units of measure are totally alien to me as I am used to Jon … Continue reading

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