Gail Takatsuka

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Restorative Yoga Is Like Adult Nap Time

Relaxation is just as important as exercise when it comes to your health.<p>The secret to a long, healthy life may have more to do with how much, how …

Does memory improve with mindfulness?

Focus on your breathing – then take our memory test<p><b>Let’s have a look at your ability to achieve mindfulness and harness one of its benefits. So for just a few minutes, close your eyes and focus your attention on your breathing. Do this without judgment, and don’t try to change your breathing (or</b> …

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7 Habits For A Mindful, Stress-Free Morning Routine

If you consider yourself a member of the stressed-out crowd, it's time to rethink your mornings.<p>One of the best stress-management techniques I've …

6 Unusual Effects Meditation Has on Your Body (#5 Will Surprise You)

Want another reason to meditate often? Check out what it does for you!The post 6 Unusual Effects Meditation Has on Your Body (#5 Will Surprise You) …

Replacing Antonin Scalia will be a profound test of the American political system

Justice Antonin Scalia's death is a test for the American political system — a test it's unlikely to pass.<p>The test is simple. Can divided government actually <i>govern</i>, given today's more polarized parties? In the past, it could. In 1988, a presidential election year, a Democratic Senate unanimously …

Cracks emerge in GOP refusal to consider Supreme Court pick

WASHINGTON (AP) — Concerted Republican opposition to considering President Barack Obama's pick for the Supreme Court showed early signs of …

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The Supreme Court without Scalia

Abortion. Affirmative action. Contraception mandates. Immigration. One person one vote. Public sector labour unions. Each of these remain as matters …

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