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Mindful eating: 5 easy tips to get started

Mindful eating: 5 easy tips to get started

Aum July 28, 2015 0

From what not to eat when you are pregnant, to the endless lists of the latest must-have superfoods, discussion about healthy eating tends to focus on what we eat. Much less attention is paid

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which meditation technique is best for you?

which meditation technique is best for you?

Aum July 21, 2015 0

The data is in, and meditation works; not only does it help us live happier, less stressful lives, but it has measurable effects on physical health too. But if you’ve tried and (feel like

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What is energy medicine

What is energy medicine

Aum July 17, 2015 0

The term energy medicine usually refers to putative energy fields (energy that is presumed to exist). Although it can’t be measured in conventional ways, therapists or energy healers say they can see it, sense

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Meditation helps alleviate gut symptoms by altering genetic signals

Meditation helps alleviate gut symptoms by altering genetic signals

Aum July 7, 2015 0

If you thought meditation was only good for your emotional well-being, think again. A new study shows that meditation may actually alleviate the symptoms of two gut disorders by altering certain genetic signals. The

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The Puzzle of Reincarnation

The Puzzle of Reincarnation

AUM Magazine May 3, 2015 0

Many cultures down through the ages including Hindus, Buddhists, Sufis, Greek Rationalists and even some Christian and Jewish thinkers have come up with the idea of reincarnation. It has a certain obviousness about it.

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A Master of Memory in India Credits Meditation for His Brainy Feats

A Master of Memory in India Credits Meditation for His Brainy Feats

AUM Magazine December 8, 2014 0

The young man sat cross-legged atop a cushioned divan on an ornately decorated stage, surrounded by other Jain monks draped in white cloth. His lip occasionally twitched, his hands lay limp in his lap,

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Zen and the art of commuting

Zen and the art of commuting

AUM Magazine October 28, 2014 0

Here’s how mindfulness experts say you can be more calm and focused and less hostile: 1. Turn your attention from when you’ll get to your destination (it’s often out of your control, anyway) to

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Mindfulness Meditation Benefits More Than The Mind

Mindfulness Meditation Benefits More Than The Mind

AUM Magazine June 5, 2014 0

I can see clearly now, my sunk-cost bias is gone. Meditation has long been known for its mental health benefits, but new research shows that just a few minutes of mindfulness can improve physical

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Letting Your Mind Wander During Meditation Can Help You Process More Thoughts And Feelings

Letting Your Mind Wander During Meditation Can Help You Process More Thoughts And Feelings

AUM Magazine May 20, 2014 0

What gives you heightened concentration, more willpower, higher cognitive functioning, less stress and better sleep? The lengthy list of benefits to meditation for the mind is more than a little striking. But there’s still

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What Laughter And Meditation Have In Common

What Laughter And Meditation Have In Common

AUM Magazine May 12, 2014 0

Joyful laughter and meditation look similar in the brain, new research suggests. A small study from Loma Linda University researchers shows that when people engage in humor-associated mirthful laughter, their brain wave frequencies are

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