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Thich Nhat Hanh's Live, Meditative Calligraphy Will Absolutely Inspire You (PHOTOS)

Vietnamese Zen Buddhist monk Thich Nhat Hanh (Thay) has been revered for his work in peace, compassion and understanding since he was ordained in 1949.<p>The basis of his discipline is mindfulness: His teachings reflect his belief that dwelling in the present moment -- not the future or the past -- is …

Meditation for kids: 4 methods to try - Today's Parent

Parents aren't the only ones who can benefit from meditation.<p>6view slideshowPhotos<p>No Comments<p>Advertisement<p>en_US<p>article<p>Parents aren't the only ones …

Meditation May Slow Brain Aging

By 2030, about 72 million people in the U.S. will be over age 65, and by 2025, more than 7 million Americans are expected to have Alzheimer's.<p>As the U.S. population grows older, brain aging will become a greater concern. An aging brain increases the risk of age-related cognitive decline and …

'Mindfulness' Meditation Alters Gene Expression, Study Suggests

It's no secret that mindfulness meditation -- a practice that encourages focusing attention on the present moment -- can ease emotional stress. And evidence is mounting that mindfulness also may have key benefits for your physical health -- from lowering blood pressure to helping curb addiction.<p>But …

Can yoga and meditation help bring peace to Afghans?

KABUL (Reuters) - As the Afghan government’s Western backers pour in cash, and tens of thousands of foreign soldiers patrol the country, a French human rights activist is trying a new way to break the cycle of violence in Afghanistan: yoga and meditation.<p>“In thirty years of war, we’ve tried …

A birth control pill for men could soon be a reality

Researchers say an oral contraceptive for men could be a reality in the next ten years<p>Katie McDonough<p>December 3, 2013 10:03pm (UTC)<p>Scientists in Australia may be closer than ever to developing a birth control pill for men.<p>Researchers at Melbourne's Monash University say they have succeeded in …

Using Hour of Code in your classroom

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