Meditation Fights Aging

Spanish researchers at Zaragoza University have published a study demonstrating that meditation fights aging at the cellular level. The study, published in the journal Mindfulness, shows that portions of DNA strands associated with aging live longer and are more robust in … 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

Guided Meditation for Pain and Anxiety

Following on the heels of research showing that meditation can be twice as effective as narcotics for pain relief, a Duke University study is showing similar findings.  The Duke study focused on using guided meditation for pain relief and anxiety reduction.  … Read More

Meditation Can Save Your Life

Meditation can save your life. So said plane crash survivor and meditation teacher Allan Lokos on CBS Sunday Morning this week. In an interview about the power of mediation, Lokos discussed his meditative practice and how it helped save his … Read More

Sick and Sad: Illness & Depression

Question: I have Lyme disease and several other infections related to Lyme. I am a 58-year-old woman and I live alone. I have no family to speak of, no friends, and it’s perfectly clear that nobody wants to date me … Read More

Guided Imagery for Health

More and more, the mainstream western medical establishment is adding alternative therapies to patients’ overall treatment plans. These alternative therapies usually lead with guided imagery for health. Often patients receiving excellent traditional medical care still fail to improve. Linda Silwedel, … Read More

Guided Imagery for Disease

Speaking with MD Magazine Allison Fine, a counselor with Counseling for Inner Balance in Seattle, discussed how guided imagery can help patients with serious illnesses handle stress and anxiety. When dealing with many illnesses, keeping stress under control is key … Read More

Guided Imagery to Quit Smoking

Researchers at the University of Arizona have built an Android app using guided imagery to help women quit smoking. Women face challenges beyond nicotine addiction when trying to stop smoking. “Women are more likely to gain weight than men when … Read More