Children’s Hospital Uses Guided Imagery for Stress Reduction

The Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital, a Stanford University Medical Center, has begun using guided imagery as part of their stress reduction and coping plan for families. The Child and Family Life Services team is made up of a staff of professional counselors … Read More

How Meditation Increases Happiness

Science shows that for most people, their personal level of happiness or contentment remains constant over time and is not ultimately affected by particularly good or bad events. Although a good or bad event may affect personal happiness in the short … Read More

Meditation for Heart Health

In a surprising study conducted by the Medical College of Wisconsin, heart disease patients who practiced meditation proved to be a shocking 48% less likely to experience heart attack, stroke, or death than their non-meditating peers. Since Herbert Benson began documenting … Read More

Oprah Uses Meditation for Weight Loss

Losing weight is difficult, and no one knows that better than Oprah Winfrey. Her struggles with eating and weight issues have been tabloid fodder for decades. Now, as a representative for Weight Watchers, Oprah has once again lost weight, vowing this … Read More

Meditation for Relationships

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, the Blog at US News and World Report is discussing how meditation can improve relationships.  Dr. James Baird, behavioral expert and author of Behavioral Genes: Why We Do What We Do and How to … Read More

Stressed & Depressed

Question: The last five years have been hard for me. I went through a divorce, moved across the country and back again, and I’ve just been demoted at work. My current relationship seems unstable and there’s always drama with my … Read More

Corporate Mindfulness

Some of the largest and most prestigious companies in America are working to undo decades of “multi-tasking tendencies” to encourage mindfulness at work.Mindfulness techniques like meditation and guided imagery can help people prioritize tasks, focus, and maintain emotional stability during … Read More

Being Nice Reduces Stress

Sometimes it’s hard to be nice! Everyone is busy, in a hurry, and stressed out.  Plus, with the holidays here, there’s even more to do. But if you don’t think you have the time, energy, or goodwill to spare a smile … Read More

Reduce Stress for the Holidays

The Healing Waterfall offers a few tips on how to improve your holiday outlook, reduce stress, and learn to enjoy the season again.

Breast Cancer Survivor: Guided Imagery Helps Reduce Stress

There are few things in life as scary and stressful as undergoing a cancer diagnosis and treatment. One woman, Laura Squillace, said guided imagery helps reduce stress and some of the anxiety she was feeling and keep her going as she … Read More