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Cannabis Oil Cures 8 Month Old Infant of Cancer, Dissolving Large Inoperable Tumor In 8 Months | Health Times

According to Dr. William Courtney, the western medical mind has a very hard if not impossible time trying to understand the diverse actions of …

Harvard Research Reveals How Mindful Leaders Develop Better Companies and Happier Employees

Mindfulness is proven to help leaders manage their stress, which reduces employee stress, creates a better workplace, and improves the bottom line.<p>A recent study revealed that when leaders are stressed, their anxiety can be felt across the entire organization, often to the point where good …

Mindfulness

How To Meditate While Walking, Because You Don't Actually Have To Just Sit Still

When someone tells you to meditate, what does that bring to mind? For me, it's first and foremost the rather cliché image of a person sitting on a …

Meditation

Power Can Corrupt Leaders. Compassion Can Save Them

In 2016 John Stumpf, then the CEO of Wells Fargo, was called before Congress to explain a massive scandal. For more than four hours, Stumpf fielded a range of questions about why the bank, which had over $1.8 trillion in assets, had created 2 million false accounts, and, after the fraud was …

Mindfulness

9 Ways to Be Kinder to Yourself this Year

• Popsugar<br>• Living<br>• Self Care<p>Self Love Resolutions<p>9 Ways to Be Kinder to Yourself this Year<p>Shares<p>The pressure to be your best self never seems to stop, and …

Break the Cycle of Stress and Distraction by Using Your Emotional Intelligence

Being able to focus helps us succeed. Whether it’s focusing inward and attuning ourselves to our intuitions and values or outward and navigating the world around us, honing our attention is a valuable asset.<p>All too often though, our focus and attention get hijacked, leaving us feeling frazzled, …

Emotional Intelligence

Mindfulness boosts student mental health during exams, study finds

Cambridge University research shows technique helps to build resilience among undergraduates even in periods of high stress<p>Mindfulness training helps build resilience in university students and improve their mental health, particularly during stressful summer exams, according to research from the …

Mental Health

What the Heck Is Mindful Eating and Why Should I Bother?

I'm not going to lie. When I first heard about mindful eating, my eye roll was big enough to burn a few hundred calories. After all, the last thing I …

Science Says Doing This During Your Lunch Break Will Help You Feel Less Stressed and More Energized All Day

Invest 15 minutes of your time and you'll reap the rewards throughout the entire day.<p>It's tempting to grab lunch and return to your desk to finish up a project while you eat. After all, won't you get more done if you keep trudging along?<p>Well, according to most researchers the answer is no. Cramming …

Mindfulness

Can mindfulness help you shed those extra pounds?

If you want to keep weight gain under control, you may want to consider taking up mindfulness meditation, new research suggests. Mindfulness …

Brain Scientists Look Beyond Opioids To Conquer Pain

The goal is simple: a drug that can relieve chronic pain without causing addiction.<p>But achieving that goal has proved difficult, says Edward Bilsky, a pharmacologist who serves as the provost and chief academic officer at Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences in Yakima, Wash.<p>"We know a …

Pain

6 Scientifically Proven Benefits Of Mindfulness And Meditation

When I tell people that I’m a lawyer who teaches other lawyers and professionals to practice mindfulness and meditation, I get a lot of puzzled looks. Lawyers may seem like an unlikely group of professionals to practice mindfulness and meditation, but there’s a growing number of law schools and law …

Sensate's 'vagal toning' will be 2018's big stress buster

Why a plastic pebble will be 2018's biggest stress buster: One healthcare physician believes daily 'Vagal toning' could make a dramatic</b> …

The Key To Happiness Can Be Found In This Flowchart

Image: iStock<p>There are plenty of self-help books that promise to teach inner fulfilment and happiness. In reality, all you really need to do is …

Happiness

There's a biological reason why some people get chills down their spine when they listen to music and others don't

Some of us react more intensely to music than others. For some, listening to a certain track can send shivers down their spine, and goosebumps appear on their skin.<p>According to a new study, published in the journal Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, there's a deeper reason for this than …

Byodo-In Temple: The Place For Meditation In Honolulu

Byodo-In Temple lies at the base of the Ko’olau Mountains in Valley of the Temples Memorial Park in Honolulu, Hawaii. This nondenominational Buddhist …

The Benefits Of Meditation

Ladies, do you meditate? I’ve never found the time to learn to meditate myself, always considering it a luxury — but I just got back from an alumni …

Scientists ID Brain Chemical That Helps Stop Intrusive Thoughts

In a new study, researchers identified a key neurotransmitter in a brain area critical to memory that enables us to suppress unwanted thoughts.<p>The …

Interesting Facts about Mind and Mindfulness - Aware

Posted at 09:12h in Mind, Mindfulness by Aware 1 Comment<p>Mindfulness is no longer an unfamiliar term. An increasing number of people have adopted this …

How Mindfulness Meditation Can Save America

There’s a reason some people laugh when I say that mindfulness meditation can save the United States—that it can dampen the political polarization …

How to Meditate Anywhere

We spoke to ABC anchor and journalist Dan Harris about how regular old humans (read: us) can use meditation to become a little less crazed.<p>Few people know stress management quite as well as ABC anchor and journalist Dan Harris (ABC News, Nightline, and Good Morning America), who, after an anxious, …

US police forces are practicing mindfulness to reduce officers’ stress—and violence

After a US army veteran killed five police officers in Dallas last year, the department turned to a new method of dealing with stress on the job: the practice of mindfulness.<p>Mental-health experts and law-enforcement brass began thinking about how to respond to the attack that traumatized the Dallas …

Mindfulness

The Art of Zen Parfumerie: Meet The Harmonist

Melrose Place is the new home of the Harmonist, created by Lola Karimova-Tillyaeva.<p>The new fragrance house <b>The Harmonist Maison de Parfum</b> has a philosophy that stems from the right balance of yin and yang. When it comes to fragrance, “one size fits all doesn’t work,” says <b>Lola Karimova-Tillyaeva,</b> the …

Old mice get brains of two-month-olds thanks to cannabis

It turns out the fountain of youth might spurt smoke instead of a magical liquid. Well, that's not entirely true, but researchers did just discover …

Neuroscience

Two Kinds of Enlightenment Affect the Brain, Says Dr. Andrew Newberg, And Anyone Can Experience Them

When we start to think about enlightenment we try to divide it into two basic ideas about enlightenment. And one is what I usually refer to as the …

Spirituality

1 Startup School Every Founder Should Consider (and It's Free)

This April, a top ranked global accelerator is free for founders.<p>YCombinator just open-sourced its accelerator program.<p>"Our goal is to replicate much of the YC experience," said Sam Altman, managing director. Anyone with a startup that wants to have the YCombinator experience without the jetlag can …

Startups

I tried this trippy healing modality for mental clarity—and still can’t believe how it made me feel

A few years ago, a friend told me about an underground breathwork circle she’d attended in Venice Beach—back when breathwork outside of yoga studios</i> …

Early Results From NASA's Twin Study Are Actually Kinda Unnerving

We can't predict what space will do to us.<p>When it comes to seasoned astronaut Scott Kelly - who last year broke the US record for most time spent in …

Space Science

25 Beautiful Zen and Tibetan Buddhism Quotes That Will Change Your Perspective on Life

Zen Buddhism and Tibetan Buddhism come from schools of Buddhism. Zen Buddhism tends to emphasize regular meditation practice and insight into daily …

Anonymous Just Sent Another Important Message To Donald Trump

I'm in!<p>‘Divide.’ That seems to be the keyword around collective consciousness as we steer our attention away from the 2016 election campaign and on …