What Mindfulness Can Do For You

Being mindful means paying close attention to what’s happening in the moment. Put simply, mindfulness is about being present. It means noticing what’s happening inside your mind and in your body. (Your stomach hurts when you think about doing your taxes.) And it means being aware of what’s happening around you. (Flowers are blooming on

What Can Mindfulness Do For You

Being mindful means paying close attention to what’s happening in the moment. Put simply, mindfulness is about being present. It means noticing what’s happening inside your mind and in your body. (Your stomach hurts when you think about doing your taxes.) And it means being aware of what’s happening around you. (Flowers are blooming on

Ways to be more mindful

While the fastest way to build up a strong level of mindfulness into your life is by developing a meditation practice, the ultimate goal is to implement it into day-to-day life—to enjoy longer and longer stretches of clear, peaceful attention on the present moment. Luckily, every day is filled with opportunities to bring your attention

Just 25 minutes of mindfulness meditation can relieve stress

American scientists studied the effects of mindfulness meditation on stress levels and came to the conclusion that just three consecutive days of 25-minute meditation can significantly alleviate stress. When stress overwhelms your nervous system your body is flooded with chemicals that prepare you for “fight or flight.” While the stress response can be lifesaving in

Be happier,live in the moment

  We need to live more in the moment. Living in the moment—also called mindfulness—is a state of active, open, intentional attention on the present. Instead of letting your life go by without living it, you awaken to experience. Mindfulness reduces stress, boosts immune functioning, reduces chronic pain, lowers blood pressure, and helps patients cope with cancer.

2200 year old mummy found to have osteoporosis and ate diet high in carbs

  A 2,200-year-old mummy stored in Israel for decades proves to be of a sedentary ancient Egyptian who led a sedentary lifestyle and seemed to love starchy foods. The body of the mummy Iret Khor-Ero was a present from the Jesuits in Alexandria to the Jesuit Pontifical Biblical Institute in 1928. Not much was known