Category Archives: Mindfulness

5 Essential Yoga Tips for Chronic Illness Warriors

Yoga has amazing healing power that’s available to anyone willing to try. I began my practice in 2011 after my dystonia diagnosis and over time it has transformed my physical and emotional health. Yoga is an excellent way for patients with chronic illness to thrive physically, mentally and spiritually. (Note I’m not claiming a cure!) […]

40 days of mindfulness meditation leads to structural brain changes and improved quality of life

A study in Scientific Reports has helped reinforce our understanding of how meditation and mindfulness affect change in the structure and functioning of certain brain areas, and how these changes lead to increased wellness. In the study, fourteen university students participated in a 40-day meditation training course. None of the students had any prior training […]