June 29, 2013 12:12 am By Jacob Axelrad / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette From the Beatles’ bouts with Transcendental Meditation to brand names such as lululemon and YogaRat, mind-body relaxation methods have long been pop-culture staples. But ongoing studies aim to show that a calmer mind and a more acute awareness of one’s surroundings can improve physical health, according… Continue reading Mindfulness meditation aids health – Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
What Happens To An Irritable Person On A Meditation Retreat? Until this year, the words “meditation” and “retreat” did not go together in my world, in any capacity. Truthfully, the word “retreat” never entered my vocabulary much at all, unless it somehow involved a spa treatment. But suddenly, in 2012, it seemed as if people… Continue reading Huff Post: What Happens To An Irritable Person On A Meditation Retreat?