Mindfulness Meditation Helps Overcome Fear

Mindfulness Meditation Helps Overcome Fear

Mindfulness meditation has been proven to help with reducing negative emotions in healthy people and also individuals having psychological issues. Research has revealed that mindfulness works well for dealing with clinical emotional issues such as stress, depression, anxiety and trauma related conditions. The biological mechanisms underlying the positive impact on emotional performance aren’t completely understood […]

Mindfulness is Becoming Mainstream in the US

Mindfulness is Becoming Mainstream in the US

Mindfulness is Becoming Mainstream in the US Breathing exercises, mindfulness meditation and yoga are making their way into schools where they are sometimes offered as an alternative to detentions and punishments. Yoga and meditation are becoming increasingly mainstream according to a new report issued by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). As […]

Mindfulness, the Path to Greater Success

Mindfulness, the Path to Greater Success

Mindfulness, the Path to Greater Success Concentration Becomes Power, Power Becomes Success Mindfulness is practiced by being mindful of whatever we do. It is the basic practice of creating a focused awareness in the Now. Most people are preoccupied with memories of the past, existing in a dream-like a state where we are not connected […]

Travel News: Sanchaya Introduces Mindfulness Retreat

Travel News: Sanchaya Introduces Mindfulness Retreat

The Sanchaya Introduces Mindfulness Retreat With An Indulgent Bent  While most practitioners of mindfulness retreat to the pagoda and the sangha for space and community, The Sanchaya is stepping up as an alternative venue for a retreat that indulges silence and calm, to be sure, but great food and fine wine, as well. The 10-hectare […]

Beat Distraction, Live the Life You Want

Beat Distraction, Live the Life You Want

#distraction #depression #motivation #mindfulness The research reveals that our inclination to delay or postpone things is often tied to having low self-belief and can lead to depression. Below are some ways to stop procrastinating, get moving and make things happen, as follows: Procrastination derives from the Latin word procrastinare, which means ‘deferred until tomorrow’. It is […]

The Power of Meditation (Video)

The Power of Meditation (Video)

#meditation #mind #body #spirit #health #mindfullness #brain As of Y 2019, an estimated 500-M people meditate regularly around the globe. Considering its many psychological and physical benefits, this is Good News. There is a large body of evidence demonstrating the mind-body connection is real, and that your mind has a direct impact on our physical […]

More Countries Should Have a National Programme for Happiness and Wellbeing

More Countries Should Have a National Programme for Happiness and Wellbeing

National Programme for Happiness and Wellbeing On 7 March 2016, H. H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai reviewed National Programme for Happiness and Wellbeing (formerly: National Programme for Happiness and Positivity) presented by Her Excellency Ohood bint Khalfan Al Roumi. The programme sets government policies, […]

Heart Attack Vs Panic Attack

Heart Attack Vs Panic Attack

What may look and feel like a heart attack may actually be a panic attack, and according to researchers, the cost of misdiagnosing non-cardiac chest pain is high. An investigation published in Y 1996 found that 25% of ER (emergency room) patients presenting with chest pain met the DSM-III-R criteria for panic disorder, yet attending emergency […]

Opioid Crisis: a Perfect Storm of Poverty, Trauma, Availability and Pain

Opioid Crisis: a Perfect Storm of Poverty, Trauma, Availability and Pain

In a January 2020 article in The Atlantic, “researchers … say opioid addiction looks like the result of a perfect storm of poverty, trauma, availability and pain.” Commenting on some of the research cited in that article, David Powell, senior economist at Rand, told The Atlantic that to produce the most lethal drug epidemic America has […]

Some Ways to Live Better Longer

Some Ways to Live Better Longer

Youthfulness, vitality and a long, prosperous life have been sought all throughout human history. Now, scientists, it seems may have discovered 1 of the Keys to turning back the hands of time. Researchers from Arizona State University and Texas A&M University have made a breakthrough discovery in plant DNA that could lead to stopping cancer […]

Daily Meditation: the Path to Happier, Healthier Life

Daily Meditation: the Path to Happier, Healthier Life

There is growing evidence revealing that meditation can make us healthier and happier. For example, brain imaging technology suggests meditation actually changes the human brain in a number of beneficial ways. MRI scans have shown that long-term meditation can alter the structure of the cerebral cortex. Additionally, brain regions associated with attention and sensory processing […]

Heritage Line Sets A Course For Sailing Bliss In Vietnam

Heritage Line Sets A Course For Sailing Bliss In Vietnam

New 10-berth vessel Ylang pioneers wellness cruising on beautiful Lan Ha Bay One of Asia’s leading boutique cruise operators, Heritage Line, is charting blissful new channels by launching the first ever wellness and mindfulness focused voyage on Lan Ha Bay in Vietnam. The limestone karst-studded seascape in the northern reaches of the Gulf of Tonkin […]

Meditate Daily

Meditate Daily

Dawson Church recently published a new book with the self-explanatory title, “Mind to Matter: The Astonishing Science of How Your Brain Creates Material Reality.” “I was one of those people who was very focused on the effects of energy therapies in the physical body. I did the first triple-lined, randomized control trial showing how EFT […]

Protect Your Heart and Your Brain

Protect Your Heart and Your Brain

“It’s never too late to improve your brain health,” says Lainey Younkin, MS, RD, LDN, registered dietitian and founder of Lainey Younkin Nutrition. These tips may help improve your physical health, your brain health, and your cognitive abilities, they are as follows. Aim for 150 mins or more of aerobic exercise each week. If you have […]

Yoga Boosts Brain Health and Function

Yoga Boosts Brain Health and Function

FLASH: Research shows experienced yoga practitioners have greater gray matter volume in several brain regions compared to matched controls, suggesting it has neuroprotective effects Yoga has lot of health benefits, as it provides the physical benefits of exercise, helps to lower stress, stave off cognitive decline by strengthening brain regions involved in working memory, improve overall brain […]

Life Is Not Always What We Expect…

Life Is Not Always What We Expect…

On taking care of yourself and others: Compassion (life is worth waking up for, be kind) Compassion is 1 of the most important qualities humans posses. It is the ability to feel and show empathy and extend kindness to those who need comfort in times of distress or need. But, when confronted with our own […]

Transform Stressful Thoughts into Healthy Productivity

Transform Stressful Thoughts into Healthy Productivity

Below, some mental health experts share their strategies for shifting our stress, anxieties, worries and concerns into something healthier and more productive. With the fervor of the midterm elections, the barrage of tragic news stories in addition to just, you know, normal life stuff, many of us are feeling more anxious than usual. Though some of us suffer […]

The Beginners Guide to Meditation

The Beginners Guide to Meditation

By Lou Kavar Ph.D While there are many books written on meditation, some from particular religious traditions and others based on individual experience, it’s challenging to find a simple, practical guide for meditation. There are many people who just want to know how to meditate. For them, here is a brief introduction to the process. […]

The What and Why of Yoga

The What and Why of Yoga

Yoga is now hip and modern fitness routine, but it really is an ancient mind and body practice that was developed in India more than 5,000 years ago. Its positive effects encompass our physical, mental and emotional health. So, if you are looking to shed a few pounds or just want to alleviate stress, this […]

NetDragon HK:777 Learning Tech in Hong Kong

NetDragon HK:777 Learning Tech in Hong Kong

NetDragon Websoft Holdings Limited (“NetDragon” or “the Company”) (Hong Kong Stock Code: 777), a global leader in building internet communities, is thrilled to showcase some of the hottest learning technologies at the latest British Educational Training and Technology Show (“Bett Show”). Promethean, Edmodo and JumpStart, all subsidiaries of NetDragon, brought the best of Education Technology […]

Handling Holiday Stress

Handling Holiday Stress

Handling Holiday Stress Manage Holiday Stress with these Healthy Habits 1.Exercise — A quick high-intensity workout may be the thing to boost your mood and relieve stress. Anandamide is a neurotransmitter and endocannabinoid produced in your brain that temporarily blocks feelings of pain and depression. It’s a derivative of the Sanskrit word “bliss,” and a deficiency is […]

Mindful Eating a Key to Weight Loss

Mindful Eating a Key to Weight Loss

Mindful Eating a Key to Weight Loss There is a new trend, and it is all about mindfulness and health. Mindfulness is the Eastern concept of being more aware, and when it comes to eating, being more aware of what you eat, how you eat, why, and when you eat may well be the Key […]

Strengthen Gratitude, Boost Happiness

Strengthen Gratitude, Boost Happiness

Strengthen Gratitude, Boost Happiness In this piece there are an array of practices, recommended by various experts and researchers, that can boost our gratitude and happiness quotient. You can also get more ideas from Robert Emmons’ lecture below, take the time, it a over an hour, and it is worth the listen. Mr. Emmons, a […]

Increase Your Level of Pain Tolerance

Increase Your Level of Pain Tolerance

Increase Your Level of Pain Tolerance Some people have a higher pain tolerance than others, do you wonder Why? Researchers at Wake Forest School of Medicine have found 1 answer: mindfulness. And that is good news, because experts say you can increase your mindfulness and pain tolerance. Lead author Fadel Zeidan, Ph.D., assistant professor of neurobiology […]

Travel Etiquette: What We All Should Know and Practice

Travel Etiquette: What We All Should Know and Practice

Travel Etiquette: What We All Should Know and Practice Travel is a super experience, but there is an unwritten set of rules governing the travelers behavior. From the expectations of other tourists to ingrained traditions and customs of the country or region we are visiting, and we do not want to offend. To avoid making […]

Happiness is a Choice

Happiness is a Choice

Setting our own motives and objectives are primary tools for achieving happiness, confirmed experts at the sixth and final day of the Happiness Journey’s second edition, held under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Executive Council. Speakers assured their audience that […]

Meditation: The Mind-Body Connector

Meditation: The Mind-Body Connector

Meditation: The Mind-Body Connector I believe meditation practice can be an important part of health and well-being. Because, not only is a powerful means of relaxing, but also useful for relieving stress, anxiety, managing pain, and preventing disease. There is growing scientific evidence that demonstrates the human mind and body are intricately connected, and wide […]

Train Your Mind and Your Body

Train Your Mind and Your Body

Train Your Mind and Your Body Mindfulness helps to Start and Maintain an Exercise Program For all who are interested in staying healthy, overcoming mental barriers to exercise is Key, and this may become easier if you regularly practice mindfulness. Some people look forward to exercise and enjoy the rush of pleasurable feelings it creates, […]

Keeping an Attitude of Gratitude Year Round

Keeping an Attitude of Gratitude Year Round

Keeping an Attitude of Gratitude Year Round Aside from making you feel better about your life, feeling and expressing gratitude has been found to have a wide range of beneficial health effects, including, below are the ways being grateful works, as follows: Stimulating your hypothalamus an area of your brain involved in the regulation of […]

Studies Support Mind-Body Connection to Relieve Pain

Studies Support Mind-Body Connection to Relieve Pain

Studies Support Mind-Body Connection to Relieve Pain Be fully aware of the addictive potential of opioid drugs, and seriously weigh your need for a narcotic pain killer. While many pain experts disagree recent research supports the idea that pain, in many cases, has psychological underpinnings. A study published last year found emotion awareness and expression therapy […]

The “Marshmallow Test” and Your Mind

The “Marshmallow Test” and Your Mind

The “Marshmallow Test” and Your Mind Your unconscious mind needs direction, is most comfortable with emotions and symbols, deals with positives only and stores, organizes and surfaces your memories Expressing yourself artistically, meditating, rehearsing desired outcomes and using positive self-talk are some of the ways you can begin to harness the power of your unconscious […]

Travel News: Turtle Island in Fiji

Travel News: Turtle Island in Fiji

Travel News: Turtle Island in Fiji Today’s travelers looking for deep, soul-enriching experiences can look no further than Turtle Island, the private island oasis pioneering the emerging transformational travel category. Revealing today its new focus, complete with updated branding and guest villas, Turtle Island is answering the call for genuine, life-changing experiences rooted in culture, […]

Rx Painkillers & Heroin Led to the Worst Drug Addiction Crisis in US History

Rx Painkillers & Heroin Led to the Worst Drug Addiction Crisis in US History

Rx Painkillers & Heroin Led to the Worst Drug Addiction Crisis in US History Expert scientists says the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) should review the safety and effectiveness of all opioids, and consider the real-world impacts the powerful painkillers have, not only on patients, but also on families, crime and the demand for […]

Anxiety is America’s #1 Mental Health Problem

Anxiety is America’s #1 Mental Health Problem

Anxiety is America’s #1 Mental Health Problem An estimated 40-M Americans, about 18% of the population over 18 anni, struggle with anxiety, including more than 50% of all American college students Anxiety is the new depression, recent research shows anxiety, a condition characterized by constant and overwhelming worry and fear, is now 800% more prevalent […]

Mindful People Vs Mindless People

Mindful People Vs Mindless People

Mindful People Vs Mindless People Being more mindful about what you do daily can make you more innovative, productive, and attractive to others. Mindfulness is an often misunderstood concept. Many confuse being mindful with being meditative, but you do not have to become a dedicated yogi to enjoy the professional and personal benefits of a […]

Christie Brinkley: Beverly Hills city of Wellth

Christie Brinkley: Beverly Hills city of Wellth

Christie Brinkley: Beverly Hills city of Wellth A Citywide Initiative Highlighting The Luxury Destination’s World-Class Health And Wellness Offerings. Kicking off with an expert panel discussion featuring Supermodel and Actress, Christie Brinkley, the city will offer a host of experiences at hotels, restaurants, and spas throughout the summer. Iconic Supermodel Christie Brinkley, a vegetarian since the […]

New Treatment Guidelines Stress Non-Drug Interventions for Back Pain

New Treatment Guidelines Stress Non-Drug Interventions for Back Pain

New Treatment Guidelines Stress Non-Drug Interventions for Back Pain In a recent NW-T’s article, doctors are increasingly starting to prescribe activity in combination with a wait-and-watch approach for back pain patients. On 14 February, the American College of Physicians also issued updated treatment guidelines for acute, subacute and chronic low back pain, now sidestepping medication […]

Give the Gift of Heart Health this Valentine’s Day

Give the Gift of Heart Health this Valentine’s Day

Give the Gift of Heart Health this Valentine’s Day The experts say that giving the gift of Heart Health can not only brighten our loved one’s day, but keep that spark alive all year long. Heart disease is still the leading cause of death for both men and women, killing more than 610,000 people every […]

Yes, Meditation Does Mitigate Stress

Yes, Meditation Does Mitigate Stress

Yes, Meditation Does Mitigate Stress Meditation helps us take a deliberate break from the stream of “monkey” thoughts that are constantly running and jumping in and out of the mind. Some people use it to promote spiritual growth or find inner peace, others use it as a powerful relaxation and stress reduction tool. Beyond mental […]

Exercise: Variety is the ‘Spice of Life’

Exercise: Variety is the ‘Spice of Life’

Exercise: Variety is the ‘Spice of Life’ The experts say to build an exercise habit that will last a lifetime, look for an activity you really enjoy and then team up with others who provide you with social interaction during your workout and reward and motivation to continue the process. “If you haven’t found something […]

Pessimism Can Take a Toll on Our Health

Pessimism Can Take a Toll on Our Health

Pessimism Can Take a Toll on Our Health According to some  recent research,2,3,4 people with health anxiety have a significantly higher risk of developing heart disease compared to those who do not worry about it in the absence of any serious symptoms. In all, 7,050 people filled out questionnaires to assess their overall health, including thoughts […]

A Daily Yoga Routine Is Life Changing

A Daily Yoga Routine Is Life Changing

A Daily Yoga Routine Is Life Changing Yoga postures may not be something you’ve thought about for the purposes of improving your overall health and wellness. But research shows that even a daily, 2-minute routine can strengthen core muscles throughout your body. Simple yoga moves can also improve your balance, increase your flexibility and even […]

lululemon World Happiness Summit

lululemon World Happiness Summit

lululemon World Happiness Summit The World Happiness Summit today announced that lululemon will be Presenting Sponsor for the World Happiness Summit (WoHaSu) in Miami, a first of its kind event focusing on exploring the key elements of wellbeing with the goal of increasing global happiness. Plasticity Labs will be the exclusive technology platform for WoHaSu, […]

People who are Thankful are Healthier

People who are Thankful are Healthier

People who are Thankful are Healthier “If thankfulness were a drug, it would be the world’s best-selling product with a health maintenance indication for every major organ system,”– Dr. P. Murali Doraiswamy, an expert in brain and mind health So, if you are serious about your wellbeing increase the frequency at which you feel and express […]

Practice Meditation for a Happier, Healthier Life

Practice Meditation for a Happier, Healthier Life

Practice Meditation for a Happier, Healthier Life There is growing evidence revealing that meditation can make us healthier and happier. For example, brain imaging technology suggests meditation actually changes the human brain in a number of beneficial ways. MRI scans have shown that long-term meditation can alter the structure of the cerebral cortex. Additionally, brain […]