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Archive for May, 2012

Migraine Sufferers Using Mindfulness

A Pain research center in Ireland is using the Buddhist technique of Mindfulness for Migraines

Using Meditation for Depression

How one man traded in his advertising job to be a creator of illustrated books about depression and its effect on the families.

Google’s Employees Benefit From Meditation

Google is offering a new free program, “Search Inside Yourself”, to help its employees by focusing their attention, developing self-knowledge and self-mastery, and creating new and useful habits of the mind.

Meditation for Prisoners

The Dhamma Brothers, a documentary film, tells the story of Alabama prisoners’ experience with Vipassana meditation.

The VA is Testing the Use of Meditation for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

After seeing that other techniques are falling short the Veterans’ Administration is spending $5 million dollars to study the effects of meditation on PTSD in soldiers returning from Afghanistan and Iraq.  Three different techniques are being studied.

Meditation May Help People With Lung Cancer Thrive

It seems too easy. Taking 5 or 10 minutes out of your day to do nothing. But that “doing nothing” appears to have benefits worth every minute.  Read more

Using Meditation to Overcome Problems

The world today is full of problems – you can’t turn on the news without being faced with stories of death, war, economic meltdowns, unemployment, hatred between individuals and groups, and it all becomes very difficult to process…  Read more