stress management

Mindfulness Meditation Puts You in Touch With “Now”

mindfulness-meditation_380pxWithout a doubt, stress and anxiety severely limit healing and lead to difficult outcomes for people who are already fighting chronic diseases like cancer and mindfulness mediation, also known as MBSR has proven a powerful tool to reduce anxiety, improve the quality of life and boost your immune system naturally helping you keep chronic disease at bay.

Mindfulness meditation was introduced to numerous American hospitals during the past 30 years by Jon Kabat-Zinn who teaches at the University of Massachusetts. Continue reading

Stress Causes Disease; Stress Causes Cancer

WideModern_OlderFitness_070113620x413Stress, we all deal with it. Life with its ups and downs is a stress generator and those that have not developed healthy ways of dealing with stress end up keeping it internalized. Unfortunately the body is the one that clues you in; that eventually manifests the signs and signals that stress has had its way; that something is terribly wrong internally.

It’s called disease and stress is responsible for a large percentage of disease everywhere around us. It has a direct impact on inflammation in the human body, which in turn underlies many of the chronic diseases that kill people prematurely every day.

Disease begins in the mind and manifests in the body.

Finding a way to unplug from… Continue reading