Meditation

9 Ways to Reduce Blood Pressure Naturally

…minimizing the stress that can lead to cardiovascular problems and disease. * Meditation: Simple meditation can offset the chronic release of cortisol, a hormonal cause for high blood pressure and stress. You can do a simple meditation by focusing on a phrase that is meaningful to you, such as a prayer or mantra…

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My Advice to the Presidential Candidates—and to You

…such as reflecting, spending time with family and friends, reading, meditating, listening to music, or practicing yoga. Now it’s your turn: How do you release stress? You May Also Be Interested In: * Reduce Stress with Meditation * Heart Risk Factors and Stress

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7 Ways to Get Natural Headache Relief

…daily for three months resulted in fewer headaches and decreased pain in more than 68 percent of participants. 5. Deep breathing, acupressure, meditation, or visualization is a powerful way to get natural headache relief. Slow down your life a bit and reflect. Many headaches are brought on by chronic…

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Mindful Summer Escapes

…medical evaluations and treatment options such as massage and acupuncture, hydrotherapy, detoxification therapy and weight loss, yoga classes, meditation, hikes and beach walks, and more. Medi-spas also offer healthy dining options including organic produce and meats, and wild-caught fish. For as long…

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Recognizing a Respiratory Sinus Arrhythmia

…, including T’ai chi, yoga, Pilates, relaxation and imagery sessions. Physical exercise is also good for respiratory sinus arrhythmia, as are meditation and grounding. As far as supplementation goes, my standard recommendation is a total daily dose of 1–2 grams of fish oil a day for healthy people…

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8 Health-Boosting Secrets From My Life

…house is outfitted with water, air, and shower filters to remove as many toxins as possible. 8. Relax and enjoy life! I practice prayer, reading, meditation, Thai yoga therapy, listening to soft classical music, fly fishing, walking, cooking, and eating with my wife, playing with my grandkids and the…

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Heartbreak’s Emotional Stress Can Affect You Physically

…share? By caring about someone else, you break outside your own self-absorption. * Take 30 minutes a day for you. Be with yourself: take a long bath, meditate, read or listen to music. Let down your defenses, free your emotional side. Give yourself permission to cry, laugh, play—whatever action you’ve…

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Open Your Heart to Gratitude and Love

…you could not help... peace" We can all have our hearts touched as those divers did, each and every day. Just use a little "heart" and pause to meditate on something or someone that touches you in a special way. Whatever image(s) brings appreciation to your heart—for me it is always the innocent…

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Immune-Boosting Tips for a Happy, Healthy Holiday Season

…. * Take time to recharge. The first step to counteracting stress is to give ourselves what we need to rest and regroup—whether it’s a nap, meditating, playing with the grandkids, or even watching a good movie. * Stick to a diet of low-glycemic carbohydrates, healthy fats, and quality proteins before…

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