Tag Archives: Meditation

Having Fun, Staying Fit: How Yoga and Meditation Benefit Caregivers and Seniors

More than 36 million Americans practice yoga, according to an Ipsos Public Affairs poll, making it one of the country’s most popular forms of physical exercise. And its popularity is on the rise among America’s seniors, partly because doctors are increasingly recommending it, along with meditation, because of its ability to control blood pressure and… Read More »

Mindfulness Meditation Lowers Stress

In our books we teach mindfulness meditation to combat stress and to promote health. We know that it is effective based upon our experience and the experience of participants in our programs. Now there is scientific proof that meditation is effective. Researchers from Georgetown University Medical Center randomly assigned 89 people with anxiety disorders to… Read More »