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3 Reasons Why Mindfulness Is Good for Your Heart

Mindfulness lies at the core of every meditation practice. As described by Jon Kabat-Zinn, mindfulness is “an awareness that arises through paying attention, on purpose, in the present moment, nonjudgmentally.” Kabat-Zinn believed that practicing mindfulness has beneficial effects on our health, and he developed the Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction program that incorporated mindfulness into medical practice. […]

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Stress Management as a Heart Health Tool

August is National Wellness Month, and serves as a much-needed reminder for all of us to take our wellness seriously. Most Americans report suffering from moderate to high stress. According to Everyday Health’s United States of Stress report, chronic stress has taken on epidemic proportions, originating from a variety of sources such as work, social […]