Fantastic overview of meditation – its benefits, the science behind it, and how to get started. I’ve struggled myself with getting a meditation practice started. I’ll re-read this one the next time I find myself rationalizing not meditating. The photo from Lifehacker shows the remarkable stillness that settles over the brain during meditation.
Stress management begins with good general fitness habits. Regular exercise, good nutrition, sound sleep patterns, and other good health habits can all help reduce your stress levels. But beyond these fitness basics there are a number of practices you can use to specifically manage stress. Many of these practices come from the mind-body tradition. Your […]