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Benefits of Mindfulness: Dr. David Vago’s TEDx Nashville talk

In this recent TEDx Nashville talk, Dr. David Vago,¬†Research Director of the Osher Center for Integrative Medicine at Vanderbilt University, illustrates how practicing mindfulness strengthens mental and physical health. Near the end of the talk, Dr. Vago notes Although we … Continue reading

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Meditation reduces stress, changes brain (Harvard study)

The Washington Post recently reported on a study by Sara Lazar, a neuroscientist at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, that identified changes in people’s brains when they practice meditation.¬† After subjects spent eight weeks in a mindfulness-based stress … Continue reading

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