Mind-Body Healing

Mind-Body Healing

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Fast, Natural Relief for Anxiety

Did You Know… …the five finger qi gong relaxation technique is a highly effective natural remedy for anxiety?  Chronic anxiety is dangerous. It can lead to...

Rewire Your Brain for Happiness With Two Proven Techniques

Being depressed can feel like being stuck in a bleak, hopeless loop. No matter what you try, you can’t convince your brain to reengage...

How Silence Regenerates the Brain

Can you remember the last time you experienced a moment of true silence? In the world we live in, silence is becoming increasingly rare....
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Laughter Can Help to Prevent and Even Treat Heart Disease?

Philosopher Bertrand Russell once described laughter as “the most inexpensive and most effective wonder drug.” He may not have meant this literally, but recent...

Did You Know… Healing Touch Halts Disease?

Did You Know… …touch therapy may help halt disease in addition to providing pain and anxiety relief?  Touch therapy, which includes healing modalities such as massage...
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How Mindfulness Meditation Protects You From Nearly Every Disease

Did You Know… …mindfulness meditation may help reduce inflammation and associated disease risks?  Numerous studies have shown that mindfulness meditation can help reduce stress, depression, PTSD,...
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This is Your Brain on Fear … and What to Do About It

Fear and anxiety are ancient and useful emotions. These deeply-encoded feelings help keep us safe—for instance, when our “fight-or-flight” response shapes how we respond...
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Did You Know… Negative Thoughts Can Harm Your Health?

  The power of your mind to influence your health is perhaps best demonstrated by the placebo effect. That’s the ability of a fake treatment—such...
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This  Simple Trick Rewires Your Brain for Happiness

Psychologists often used imagery techniques to help patients, especially those with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), overcome negative emotions. According to a recent study, we...

One School’s Surprising Experiment in Mindfulness

A radical new approach put in practice at Robert W. Coleman Elementary School has turned a spotlight on the West Baltimore school. Rather than...