Sharing this excellent article from Daily Om sharing insights about the energy all around us and within us!! I particularly like this excerpt from the article:
“We may even intuitively tune into the energy of a situation we are facing when making a decision about how to proceed. With careful practice and meditation, we can learn to sense the energy within other living things and ourselves.”
Source: DailyOM – The Power Within
In hoping Spring is on it’s way, Karl shares with his readers some of the items that help him improve his day!
Source: Happy Spring! | A Soft Voice In A Noisy World
A fascinating research article on how mindfulness meditation impacted those patients with an anxiety disorder.
GUMC researchers found that anxiety disorder patients had sharply reduced stress-hormone and inflammatory responses to a stressful situation after taking a mindfulness meditation course—whereas patients who took a non-meditation stress management course had worsened responses.
Source: Mindfulness Meditation Training Lowers Biomarkers of Stress Response in Anxiety Disorder | Georgetown University Medical Center | Georgetown University
I found this article to be helpful for myself as I considered the feelings of the end of one administration and beginning of a new administration.
“As we move into uncharted sociopolitical waters, it’s important to understand that sharing your beliefs and advocating for yourself and others requires self-knowledge and self-care.”
Source: Want to be more civically active this year? Start with yourself. – The Washington Post
Posting this excellent article from the Daily Om. Body scans can be extremely helpful when you are looking for some information about how your body, mind or spirit feels.
As the living vehicles for our spirits, our bodies deserve loving attention and care. We can positively affect our health, prevent illness, and heal injuries by regularly focusing our mental and spiritual energy on the workings of our bodies. This can be done by performing a body scan on yourself.
Source: DailyOM – Blessing Our Bodies
Sharing Dr. De Leon’s sage words of wisdom about her experiences in caregiving. As we start November, which is National Family Caregivers Month, I thought I would share Dr. De Leon’s post with you.
Don’t dwell on the disease. Value the moments, the pearls of wisdom, their smile, their humor.” St. Elizabeth Caregiving is not for the faint of heart. I have had to be the caregiv…
Source: Instructions not Included When it Comes to Caregiving: By Dr. De Leon
One of Karl’s recent posts regarding stress and Parkinson’s disease.
If you are a frequent reader of this blog or have read my book, you know that I talk a great deal about the impact that I believe stress plays on Parkinson’s disease and the related symptoms of the…
Source: Trying to understand stress as it relates to Parkinson’s disease. | A Soft Voice In A Noisy World
Seeking peace and serenity can only add to your health. The more that we know about what brings us peace and calmness, the closer we are to finding balance.
Source: The Power of Calm
Meditative techniques can help U.S. veterans to handle their stress and pain, say studies.
Source: Meditation Helps U.S. Veterans To Fight Chronic Pain : News : Counsel & Heal