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Mindfulness meditation aids health – Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

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

The stress of not meditating, when you know you should – Lifestyle – The Boston Globe

I want to meditate. I do. I want to be calm and happy and live in the now. I want to try to deactivate genes associated with stress and inflammation and turn on those associated with mitochondrial function and telomere maintenance. I want to be mindful, darn it. And yet, like George Costanza, who wanted… Continue reading The stress of not meditating, when you know you should – Lifestyle – The Boston Globe