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The effects of holistic health group interventions

Holistic Health Group Interventions New research shows that culturally sensitive sessions of holistic health group interventions help mild cognitive impairment. Persons with mild cognitive impairment (PwMCI) are at a higher risk of developing dementia than those without cognitive impairment. This research study aims to evaluate the effectiveness of a holistic health group intervention, which is …

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Tibetan yoga practice may improve sleep quality for breast cancer patients receiving chemotherapy

Tibetan Yoga Participating in twice-weekly practice of Tibetan yoga may reduce sleep disturbances and improve sleep quality in breast cancer patients receiving chemotherapy, according to a study from researchers at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. The research, published in the journal Cancer, found that women who practiced Tibetan yoga at least two times …

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Jani on spiritual journey in times of crisis

A Spiritual Journey for Health If natural disasters like hurricanes Harvey and Irma are sadly inevitable, is it possible to alleviate the human suffering that results? Uday Jani, MD, says the answer is a resounding yes, but it largely depends on an individual’s spiritual strength. A proponent of holistic care, Jani has long encouraged patients …

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Ayurveda Means Life Knowledge

Ayurveda Means Life Knowledge “The first time someone hears the word ‘Ayurveda,’ they say, ‘Ayuer-what?’” jokes Carol Nace , Ayurveda practitioner and founder of Bodhi Ayurveda . Ayurveda is a wellness system that originated in India thousands of years ago, well before modern medicine supplied evidence for the mind-body connection, Nace says. “It is broken down …

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Can 10 Minutes of Meditation Make You More Creative?

 Meditate on This Americans no longer meditate only during yoga retreats or other Zen-friendly destinations. Now mindfulness has gone mainstream… into the workplace. Google, Goldman Sachs, and Medtronic have all introduced mindfulness practices. Ten to 12 minutes are enough to boost creativity. To further verify that creativity is among the early benefits of mindfulness meditation, and …

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Meditation expert tells us what the science really says — and why multitasking is a ‘myth’

Meditation Benefits We have found that meditation benefits the mind, body, and soul. But we are still trying to understand how. Perhaps more importantly many of us are unsure where to start. Daniel Goleman and Richard J. Davidson have published “Altered Traits: Science Reveals How Meditation Changes Your Mind, Brain, and Body” debunking studies and …

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Silicon Valley is obsessed with meditation and there’s new evidence it changes the brain for the better

Meditation Evidence By giving our bustling minds a dedicated break from day-to-day worries, meditation appears to empower the brain to run more efficiently, new research shows. A large review of studies involving close to 3,000 people found that mindfulness meditation was linked with a reduction in feelings of depression, anxiety, and even physical pain. Source: Silicon …

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