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Meditation & Exercise May Reduce Colds & Flu

In a remarkable study published in 2012 in the Annals of Family Medicine by the University of Wisconsin-Madison, researchers found that both exercise and meditation can reduce the severity and frequency of colds and flu, reducing episodes of illness by 50%. Researchers split 149 people, mostly white women with an average age of 59, into three groups. One group exercised… Read more →

Boxer Kevin McBride used self-hypnosis to ultimately knock out Mike Tyson.

How to hypnotize yourself to achieve crazy feats in life

Hypnosis is a powerful tool everyone should use. Imagine being able to instantly reprogram yourself to hurt less, have less anxiety, form a new habit, or get work done without getting distracted online… Wouldn’t that be great? Well, you absolutely can reprogram yourself through self hypnosis. A Practical Guide To Self Hypnosis by Melvin Powers teaches you how to do it right.… Read more →

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How to Fall Back in Love

Do you want to fall in love again? Do you want to once again feel butterflies whenever you see your lover? Do you want to put passion back into your sex life? If yes, then we have a solution for you. But it will only work if you can convince your partner to spend an hour with you listening to… Read more →

The ancient practice of meditation can fight modern problems of Alzheimer's and dementia.

Fight Off Dementia and Alzheimer’s With Meditation

When researchers at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center trained patients with mild dementia to meditate, the patients showed “significantly improved functional connectivity in the default mode network (DMN),”  after just 8 weeks. DMN is the brain system related to remembering the past and envisioning the future. Beyond this, meditators showed slower shrinking of the hippocampus than non-meditators with similar levels… Read more →

Jerks Die Sooner, Suffer More Heart Attacks

Scientists have long sought to understand the link between personality and longevity. These studies are difficult to conduct, but thus far, evidence suggests that being conscientious, expressing emotions, extraversion, and feeling in control are all associated with longer lifespans. In 1993, 14,445 people aged 39 – 54 were categorized by personality and tracked over 12 years. Some died, and some… Read more →

Does Hypnotherapy Work For Weight Loss?

Shape Magazine contributor Charlotte Andersen writes about Georgia, a 28-year old, who lost 30 pounds through 8 sessions of hypnotherapy. “As the treatments progressed—Georgia saw her hypnotherapist about 8 times over a 1-year period—she saw measureable improvement. “The weight dropped off slowly and surely, without huge changes to my lifestyle. I was still eating out numerous times a week, but often… Read more →