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Does Transcendental Meditation Actually Work?

<i>By Jeff Halevy for U.S. News</i><p>Transcendental Meditation (TM) is easily one of the most hyped forms of meditation. Since The Beatles first tried it decades ago, it's garnered the following of a bevy of celebrities and high profile individuals, like Russell Simmons and Jerry Seinfeld.<p>TM also has one of …

7 Ways to Find Inner (and Real) Happiness

Happiness is one of the most misunderstood words in our vocabulary, yet we search for this intangible state our whole lives. If I only had this or that, if I met the right partner, have a big house, a new car, the job I've always wanted, then I would be happy. The ancient yoga and spiritual …

Happiness

Autistic kids miss non-verbal clues when listening

<b>Children with autism might miss out on non-verbal aspects of conversation as they look away when speaking to adults, scientists found.</b><p>They say that adults should be aware of this when communicating with children with autism.<p>In a presentation at the British Science Association, the team said it …

Autism

Meditation, Purpose and the Happiness Police

When they first enter my office, many of my clients express the desire for "happiness." This is understandable, given the tremendous recent emphasis on happiness in our society, but it is a mistake. Through my years of practice, I have come to appreciate that the endless pursuit of happiness …

Meditation

Natural Ways to Boost Your Immunity for Fall

<i>by guest blogger Isaac Eliaz, MD, MS, LAc, integrative medicine pioneer</i><p>Cold and flu season is approaching, and the sooner you begin your immune-boosting regimen, the better your chances of staying vibrant and healthy all year long. We all know the commonsense measures: Get enough sleep, practice …

Wellness