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Expert - View Breathing exercises – the natural way to a healthy life

nadisBy learning to breathe the right way – slower, deeper and more relaxed – we can positively influence the physical and mental processes of the body and harmonize and balance our entire being. This greatly affects the quality and duration of our lives and unfolds spiritual development. This can be achieved with a yogic technique of pranayama.



Expert - View Meditation produces positive changes in the brain

Med_2_250pxIn a small but highly provocative study, a Universty of Wisconsin - Madison (UW-Madison), USA, research team has found, for the first time, that a short program in "mindfulness meditation" produced lasting positive changes in both the brain and the function of the immune system. The findings suggest that meditation, long promoted as a technique to reduce anxiety and stress, might produce important biological effects that improve a person's resiliency. Read more...