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About Meditation

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10/18/16 4:13 PM

Meditation is a complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) mind–body practice that has been performed for thousands of years dating back to ancient religious and spiritual traditions. According to the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM), the practice of meditation helps individuals to improve focus, develop self–realization, control emotions and find inner peace. Although there are many traditions and techniques, the four basic elements involved in most types of meditation are a quiet setting, a specific and comfortable posture, a point of focus and an open and passive attitude.
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Topics: preventive healthcare, health, meditation, health benefits, healthy life, meditating, mindfulness

Attacking Anxiety with Action and Awareness

Posted by EHE Blogger

3/15/16 1:22 PM

The causes of anxiety disorders are not fully known, however, scientists believe that they are most likely the result of a combination of factors including changes in the brain, environmental stress, genetics, and psychological and developmental factors. Anxiety can also manifest due to medical conditions such as hyperthyroidism, heart failure or COPD, and the use of certain medications or drugs such as corticosteroids, cocaine, amphetamines, and excessive amounts of caffeine.

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Topics: Wellness, preventive healthcare, healthy living, health, stress relief, meditation, emotional health, social anxiety, health benefits, everyday health

Should You Separate Your Emotions from a Decision?

Posted by EHE Blogger

3/8/16 12:55 PM

Just as there is a separation of business from pleasure, so is there a separation of emotions from decision-making, yet a person who is emotionally healthy is characteristically better suited to make decisions than an emotionally unhealthy person. So are emotions really a hindrance for decision-making, or are they the scapegoat for a person who is dealing with emotional issues?
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Topics: Wellness, preventive healthcare, healthy living, health, stress relief, meditation, emotional health, health benefits, everyday health

The Health Benefits of Meditation

Posted by EHE Blogger

2/24/16 10:42 AM

Recent research has shown that during meditation there are a number of measurable biological changes. Researchers now know that meditation has the potential to positively impact mental and physical health.  
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Topics: Wellness, preventive healthcare, healthy living, health, stress relief, meditation, health benefits, everyday health

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