Augusta soldier writes poetry, publishes book

...105-page book, which he self-published in 2013. "It lifted a great weight off my shoulders."Along with prayer and meditation, writing is one of several coping mechanisms the Department of Veteran Affairs recommends for active and retired service...

Meditation, yoga to treat patients at GRU Cancer Center

...The cancer center is looking to add meditation, yoga, Tai Chi and other nontraditional...instance, while different forms of meditation have been widely studied in relation...Pediatrics at GRU and a researcher in meditation with the Georgia Prevention Center...

Meditation's calming journey

...quiet place is not. When it comes to meditation, it's all about the relaxation. Practiced for centuries, meditation in recent years has gained a reputation...as a way to escape from stress. Meditation is loosely defined as a devotional...

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Meditation has gone mainstream

...chronic pain, anxiety and other problems: Meditation. Mention meditation, and most people visualize some off-the-wall...hermits in Tibet and takes a lifetime to learn. Meditation, however, definitely has gone mainstream from...

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Study shows benefits of meditation in heart patients

...Heart disease patients who practiced meditation for four months showed slight improvements...Patients who learned Transcendental Meditation did better on those measures than patients...cholesterol and blood pressure. Adding meditation had "a strong enough effect that we...

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Meditation advocates push for their practice elsewhere

...American headquarters of Transcendental Meditation, people like to brag that, much as...school officials say, is Transcendental Meditation - the practice of invoking a state of...there are plenty, say Transcendental Meditation in public schools straddles the line...

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Form of meditation may improve health

...the difference as he emerges from his meditation. "You feel lighter," said Mr. Rainey...Georgia now have proof that Transcendental Meditation, which Mr. Rainey was taught, has...while they meditated. Transcendental Meditation is a technique based on an ancient Eastern...

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Hits use of meditation in the schools

...Abraham, David, Christ, Buddha and Mohammed all exhorted us to do prayer and meditation and contemplation -- they wanted us to do better in school! ("Form of meditation may improve health," Aug. 22). What kind of culture is this in which...

Yoga instructor's mat helps beginners learn poses

BOW, N.H. - Combine Twister, paint-by-numbers and the ancient Hindu practice of breath control, meditation and poses, and you get Yoga by Numbers.The approach ? complete with a numbered mat ? was designed by a Boston woman whose...

St. Paul's to hold pasta dinner for Ironman competitors, families

...River Room will open at 5:30 a.m. for complimentary coffee and water. The church will also open at 5:30 a.m. for meditation and prayer.At 5:30 p.m., a Celtic evening prayer and communion will be held.For more information, visit www.saintpauls...