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Yoga and Meditation: Benefits

Recently, I’ve talked a little bit about how meditation and yoga are not mutually exclusive, however, that’s not to say that they must be practiced in conjunction. Many people meditate in a variety of different ways without ever doing anything even remotely close to yoga. Likewise, the world is full of yoga enthusiasts who are […]

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Dealing with PTSD Triggers

If you’ve been following this blog, you probably know a good deal about PTSD — post-traumatic stress disorder — by now. In case you do not, PTSD is a type of psychological disorder that is brought on by a traumatic experience. As you might imagine, veterans are among the most common to suffer from PTSD […]

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Veterans Dealing with PTSD: Meditation Can Help

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a very serious mental illness, and depression is one of the major symptoms, along with stress and anxiety. PTSD typically affects people who have gone through a physically and/or emotionally traumatic experience, especially soldiers. As surprising as it may seem, more soldiers die from suicide than combat these days. Depression […]

Brain Development

Long-Term Meditation and the Brain

Beginning a meditation practice can yield an array of benefits including lower stress, better sleep and a more relaxed disposition in life. These results can be seen in a matter of weeks, but why stop there? Research is showing enhanced brain development, altered brain wave patterns and increased attentiveness over time in life-long meditators. (more…)