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August 31, 2014 by  
Filed under Gus, Sleep 411, Sleep and Spirituality

Enrollment is now available to all persons interested in Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction in Palm Beach Gardens Florida! The “STRESS REDUCTION Thru MINFDFUL LIVING” course at the Sari Asher Center for Integrative Cancer Care is modeled after the pioneering and highly successful work of Jon Kabat-Zinn, Ph.D., University of Massachusetts Medical School Center for Mindfulness. The [...]

My Journey to the PRESENT!

My interview with Dr. Ken Grey on the Jupiter Medical Center show, Maximum Health “Quality Living” Show   Although it is my intention to stay in the Mystery and out of the MyStory, this is my story to the Present ~ and Its a Mystery to me!  (the show originally aired Saturday, Sept 21 on 1290AM WJNO & [...]

Jon Kabat-Zinn “Healing Power of Mindfulness” on Breast Cancer and LIFE

January 17, 2014 by  
Filed under Gus, Interviews, Sleep 411, Sleep and Spirituality

      This interview was conducted by Monty Mckeever and appears on TRICYCLE Buddhist Review Editor’s Blog on October 5, 2010                   (On October 6th at UCLA’s Royce Hall in Los Angeles, renowned scientist, writer, and meditation teacher Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn  gave a talk titled  “Letting Everything [...]

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction in Miami Winter 2014

January 17, 2014 by  
Filed under Gus, Sleep 411, Sleep and Spirituality, Sleep Hygiene

Tthe Medical Wellness Center will offer an eight-week MBSR program, led by retired Neurologist Gus Castellanos, M.D. (UM Medical class 1980), on Saturdays, February 15 – April 12, 2014. This program is modeled after the University of Massachusetts’ Center For Mindfulness and is open to any one interested in improving their health, well-being and Wholeness. [...]

TM Meditation Leads To Decrease In Medical Costs

September 27, 2013 by  
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 13 Sep 2011  According to a study published this week in the September/October 2011 issue of the American Journal of Health Promotion (Vol. 26, No. 1, pp. 56-60), people with consistently high health care costs experienced a 28 percent cumulative decrease in physician fees after an average of five years practicing the stress-reducing Transcendental Meditation [...]

Meditate Your Way to A More Creative Mind

September 2, 2013 by  
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            This Post originally appeared on FAST COMPANY ONLINE May 18, 2011  By: Anya Kamenetz                               Want to ignite your creative brain? Slow down!  

Soothe Back-to-School Anxiety, Teach Kids to Relax

        SUNDAY, Aug. 23 (HealthDay News) — Children who are nervous about the new school year can relax by practicing “mindfulness” during anxious moments, researchers say. Experts at Duke University, in Durham, N.C., recommend mindfulness, which is a technique borrowed from meditation, to help children transition into the new school year and [...]

To Sleep AND not to Sleep…

July 18, 2011 by  
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How much sleep is enough? There is no one answer!! At best, the recommended amount is to sleep enough so that one functions optimally. This begs the question, “what is optimal fucntion?” It is difficult enough to know optimal physical function (no fatigue, “achyness”, tired feelings, etc.), and even more so, optimal mental or emotional [...]

Meditation Fit for a Marine

New experiments with the military affirm the benefits of mindfulness. by Vanessa Gregory This article originally appeared in the November 2010 issue of Men’s Journal Two summers ago at the Marine Corps Base in Quantico, Virginia, a group of reservists prepared for a tour of duty in Iraq. Twelve-hour days were jammed with rifle qualifications, [...]

Meditation May Help Women Cope With Hot Flashes!

Mindfulness training reduces bother, not intensity, of menopause symptoms   FRIDAY, June 3 (HealthDay News) — An easy-to-learn meditation technique can help ease the hot flashes, night sweats and insomnia of menopause, a new study says. The University of Massachusetts research showed that mindfulness training, based on a Buddhist meditation concept, reduced the distress associated [...]

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