Posts Tagged: health

Lose weight naturally

Newsletter issue, January 2014 (updated April 2017); Lose weight naturally, with Eating-mindfulness and Intermittent Fasting.

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Depression and Heart Failure

Research has established links between depression and heart failure; increased risk of ending up in the emergency room, of being hospitalised, and of dying. Anti-depressants may be doing more harm than good. Mindfulness meditation can be a safer, and equally effective, option.

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Mindfulness research findings

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Scientific mindfulness research findings show that mindfulness practice reduces the risk for heart attacks, increases working memory capacity and improves study results, and prevents relapses into drug & alcohol abuse better than standard 12-step programs.

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Meeting pain with mindfulness

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The degree of suffering that pain causes is largely determined by how you relate to it. Through mindfulness practice you can learn to deconstruct pain into its primary constituents – sensations and energy – and transform the relationship with pain to one where pain, while still unpleasant, is no longer a problem; where pain no longer equals suffering.

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Mindfulness and Chronic Pain; research findings

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Over the last thirty years the capacity of mindfulness practice to help manage chronic pain has become increasingly recognised. This article provides summaries of some of the related scientific research findings.

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Good sleep tips

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Sleep deprivation can be detrimental to both your mental-emotional and your physical health & wellbeing. These good sleep tips may help you avoid becoming sleep deprived, or help you get back to good sleep, if you have become sleep deprived.

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Insomnia

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The term “insomnia” doesn’t only refer to when people can’t sleep at all. It also refers to the common kind of sleep problem; struggles to fall asleep at night, or waking up in the middle of the night and struggling to get back to sleep. Or both. With the various effects that this may then have on your ability to function properly during the day.

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