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Stress: How It Affects Your Health And Ways To Alleviate It

Everyone at some point in life has felt stressed, stress can be considered part of life. All animals have stress response, which can save their lives.

The nerve chemicals and hormones released during stressful times, prepares the animal to face a threat or flee to safety.

However, with chronic stress, those same nerve chemicals that are life-saving in short bursts can suppress functions that aren’t needed for immediate survival. Your immunity is lowered and your digestive, excretory, and reproductive systems stop working normally. Once the threat has passed, other body systems act to restore normal functioning.

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Meditating for Health – What is Meditation and How to Meditate

Meditation has been found to be good for one’s health, but what is meditation exactly? Meditation is a way to train the mind and body in a way that is similar to physical fitness. It can enjoyed by anyone of any age, from beginners to monks, and it can be performed in solitary or in a group setting.  Continue reading

Could Transcendental Meditation be for You?

People using Transcendental Meditation twice a day are 47% less likely to experience heart attack, stroke, and death over a 5-7ear period, compared with a control group that took classes on healthy eating and exercise. TM’s benefit is so powerful, it’s comparable to Continue reading