Category Archives: Wellness

Employers must invest in wellness

“Employers should do a lot more to ensure the physical and financial well-being of their employees and ultimately to ensure they retire comfortably, key people in the financial services industry say. Employers should invest time and money in putting in … Continue reading

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Try meditation in motion for a new life perspective

‘Zen and other Buddhist traditions stress mindfulness in walking as it turns walking into meditation in motion. That’s important because, contrary to what you might think, meditation isn’t something you do only when sitting still in the lotus position — … Continue reading

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Evidence suggests that meditation alters cells

Researchers in Canada have found the first evidence to suggest that support groups that encourage meditation and yoga can actually alter the cellular activity of cancer survivors. Their study, which was published recently, is one of the first to suggest … Continue reading

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Scientists Discover That Fasting Triggers Stem Cell Regeneration

‘A number of ancient health practices are proving to be effective in multiple ways. We recently posted an article about meditation, and how neuroscience can now explain what happens to the brain when we meditate. Now, scientists have discovered the … Continue reading

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The Mindful Manager

“It’s hardly surprising that more workers and more organizations are embracing mindful work, namely, the adaptation of centuries-old meditation techniques and breathwork that have been shown to reduce stress, boost health, strengthen immune systems, improve concentration, encourage cooperation, and yes, … Continue reading

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Researchers Find Missing Link Between the Brain and Immune System

This is what the yogis and shamans have maintained through the ages – the linkage between the brain/mind and the physical body, now being validated by modern science: ‘In a stunning discovery that overturns decades of textbook teaching, researchers have … Continue reading

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5 Reasons to Take Five-Minute Meditation Breaks at Work

Even five minutes at a time of meditation can do wonders for your workday and your home life too: 1. Meditation increases our memory. 2. Meditation increases our attention span. 3. Meditation improves our response to stress and emotion. 4. … Continue reading

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All this and more, but wait there’s more

This infographic summarises all the scientific benefits of meditation, which can be done by just about anyone, just about anywhere in as little as two minutes a day. What are you waiting for? via Upworthy

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Why Managing Work-Life Balance Is Harder Than Ever

‘A new survey shows that full-time workers all over the world are struggling to manage their personal and professional lives. According to its latest survey of nearly 9,700 full-time workers, one-third of employees report that managing their personal and professional … Continue reading

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Burn-out: When you’re running on empty

“Feeling hopeless, depressed, struggling against exhaustion, yet pushing yourself even harder, longing for the boundless energy you once took for granted? It seems as if the phenomenon of burn-out is increasing, resulting in the modern-day psychological issues of being both … Continue reading

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