The word "meditation" is likely to conjure up a mental image of a cross-legged person sitting still in a quiet, peaceful room. While this is the method of choice for many who meditate, others choose a more active route to mindfulness. It... Read more
There are a myriad of factors that affect heart health. From regular exercise to smoking cessation to eating a nutritious diet, there are a number of things you can do to strengthen your heart. But did you know that the mind-body connection can also... Read more
In the United States, hypertension (chronic high blood pressure that can lead to heart disease and stroke) is most prevalent among African Americans. In fact, 34 percent of the African American population has high blood pressure—a rate higher t... Read more
According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, approximately 60 million Americans suffer from insomnia each year. Many of these people rely on medication to fall asleep, but research shows that relaxation and meditation exercises can... Read more
Is stress wearing you down? Are your muscles tense and your posture less than perfect? Bringing yoga, a touch of Eastern culture, into your Western lifestyle may be the perfect answer to help you unwind both your body and mind.
People of all age... Read more
I want to meditate in the mornings but find myself beyond distracted. Any tips for people that want to meditate in a houseful of animals? I have 3 cats and a dog that don't really like Mommy to be sitting still on the floor when she... Read more
Hello, all! I'm new, just my 3rd day on the site. It is fantastic. I love the exercise videos and the motivational articles. I'm surprised there are no meditation videos. Or have I just overlooked over them? TIA... Read more
This post will be my journal to record any & all meditations, visualizations, hypnosis etc that I do. I will try & correlate whether the same impacts my diet, exercise, physical, mental, emotional, spiritual well being on the days that I do these.... Read more
Do you have trouble just saying NO to your sweet tooth, or your Inner Couch Potato when s/he really wants to skip that exercise session you've got planned? Well, maybe NO isn't really the word you should be using.
Trying saying OM instead.
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A roundup of the healthy living stories making headlines this week. Minty chewing gums may not help people lose weightLive Science says that chomping on gum might backfire if you're trying to shed a few pounds. The minty breath fresheners make fr... Read more
The Gabriel Method Morning Visualization (MP3) has been very helpful to me the past three months. The link to download the morning meditation is http://www.TheSheilaShow.com/Gabriel/gift .
You can also get a free download of the evening meditat... Read more
Hard to believe I stopped posting about meditation on April 5, but Iím finally ready to finish the 8 weeks.
For those of you new to Michaelís class, I recommend reading that blog, to those of you whoíve followed me on my journey, hereís the next... Read more
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