7 Health Benefits of Meditation

A comprehensive scientific study showed deep relaxation can change our body on a genetic level has just been published. Researchers at Harvard Medical School recently discovered that long-term practitioners of relaxation methods such as yoga and meditation have far more “disease-fighting genes” as compared to those who practiced no form of relaxation.

Additionally they found that the more people practiced relaxation methods such as meditation or deep breathing, the greater their chances of remaining free of arthritis and joint pain with stronger immunity, healthier hormone levels and lower blood pressure.


 7 Health Benefits of Meditation

Benefits of Massage Therapy

  • Reduction in heart rate Lower blood pressure
  • Increase in blood circulation and lymph flow
  • Relaxation of muscles
  • Improves range of motion
  • Increased endorphins (enhancing medical treatment)
  • Releases stress and muscle tension
  • Alleviates discomfort during pregnancy
  • Fosters faster healing of strained muscles
  • Reduces pain and swelling
  • Reduces formation of excessive scar tissue
  • Provides greater joint flexibility Helps relieve tension-related headaches
  • Treats musculoskeletal problems Rehabilitation post-operative and after injury
  • Reflexology (foot massage) for diabetes patients

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It's Not Just What You Eat But Why

Many people have the mistaken belief that their weight problems are caused by what and how much they eat. Those are important but they only tell part of the story. In fact, what you eat and how much you eat are strongly affected by why you’re eating in the first place.

The Am I Hungry?® Eating Cycle will help you see how each decision you make can affect your other choices.

As you review the Eating Cycle, ask yourself the following questions to help you recognize and better understand how you make conscious or subconscious decisions about your eating. More importantly, use these questions to discover possible steps you can take to become more mindful about your decisions.

 It's Not Just What You Eat But Why