Study: Yoga may help keep weight off in middle age

SEATTLE - The slow stretches and meditations of yoga don't burn calories like a run on the treadmill...weight loss is just an added bonus from the disciplined form of meditation, controlled breathing and prescribed postures. "Yoga does...

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Humility Built-Ins

Yesterday I got a package in the mail from The Word Among Us, a Catholic devotional magazine that includes meditations on the daily scriptures along with articles on a variety of subjects. Two years ago, I wrote a story for their Advent edition...

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...

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...

Drawing life lessons from golf

About this time every spring I seem to have in one hand a well-worn Bible and a booklet of Lenten meditations, and in the other hand, equally well-worn copies of Michael Murphy's Golf in the Kingdom and M. Scott Peck's Golf and...

President quietly turns to faith for strength

...Corinthians that DuBois sent Obama one November.In his final years in office, Obama plans to continue with the morning meditations, the birthday call with pastors and ad hoc prayer circles, said a senior administration official, who wasn't authorized...

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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