Bodymind and Mindbody

In our Western culture, we often think of the body’s health and the mind’s health as two distinct things. Back in 1975, Dr. Herbert Benson began to challenge that in The Relaxation Response. Around the same time, Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn began helping patients with chronic pain and illness to cultivate mindfulness as a method of …

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What the World Needs Now

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Almost 60 years ago, Dionne Warwick sang a popular song that opened with: “What the world needs now is love, sweet love… it’s the only thing that there’s just too little of.” Perhaps we can agree that those words are achingly true of our own times. The concept of mindfulness has been put forth in …

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Reduce stress through free online mindfulness programs

Sometimes life seems like a series of stressful events strung together over time. Many of us have felt that way, especially over the last few years of struggling with the demands of the pandemic and the changes it brought. Still, even without these new stressors, a normal life would include a great many challenges faced …

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