Zen Meditation Helps Lawyers De-stress

by Amanda Enayati “Does scratching my eyes out count as a stress reliever?” asks Pamela, an attorney with whom I am discussing ways in which lawyers attempt to alleviate anxiety. “Well, no,” I say. “It’s quite the opposite, really.” “That’s all I know,” shrugs Pamela, done with the topic. “And don’t use my last name cause of, you know, the …

Meditation Helps Women with IBS

Article by Deborah Ross This Article Improved My Health Changed My Life Saved My Life Relax and let yourself focus on this for just a moment: mindful meditation might ease the pain associated with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). It’s no surprise that for a long time medical practitioners and others have suggested meditation for IBS — particularly because of the …

Meditation, Yoga Prescribed More by Doctors

Mind-body therapies such as yoga, meditation and deep-breathing exercises appear to be gaining more acceptance in mainstream medicine, according to a new study. Mind-body therapy is used by more than one-third of Americans, and that number is rising, the researchers noted. They found that one in 30 Americans using some type of mind-body therapy was referred to the treatment by …