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A team of researchers led by Dr. Lazar, a neurologist and instructor at Harvard medical school, has discovered that meditating for just 8 weeks can fuel grey-matter in the hippocampus and promote brain ‘growth’. More specifically, the practice of meditation can sp Read More
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We can feel it when we turn on the radio and our favorite song happens to be playing, or when we sit quietly and listen to the rain. There is a palpable peace when we are absorbed in quiet and a different kind of rejuvenation when we hear the wind in the trees. There is no doubt that sound has subtle, but Read More
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Is it possible for humans to live for 200 years, or even more? It seems improbable without some kind of freakish genetic modification, but this isn’t necessary according to ancient wisdom in the Bhagavad Gita, and the Tirukkural.
Among vertebrates, the tortoise is one of the longest living animals on our planet. Unconfirmed reports talk of the tortoise living Read More
“This is what you shall do. . . read these leaves in the open air every season of every year of your life, re-examine all you have been told at school or church or in any book, dismiss whatever insults your own soul, and your very flesh shall be a great poem and have the richest fluency not only in its words but in the silent lines of its lips and face and between the lashes of your eyes and in every motion an Read More
I’m the mother of an adorable 5 ½ month old, and there is nothing like the innocence of a newborn child to bring out the warm and fuzzy feelings of unconditional love. I think it’s sublime when he coos and smiles, but his stinky diapers and frustrated grunts are just as endearing. I’m also the mother of a 21-year old who has suffered from a failure to launch for a number of reasons, some his fault, and some, Read More
“Kindness is the light that dissolves all walls between souls, families, and nations.” ~ Paramahansa Yogananda
What if the cure for your cold was opening a door for a complete stranger? Or watering your neighbor’s roses while they are away on vacation when you notice them wilting? How about stopping your headache by putting some spare change in someone’s parking meter when it is abou Read More