A state of mindfulness

By Margo White In Health

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20th December, 2012
It might still be associated with the 70s, Woodstock and rock stars in paisley shirts, yet hardly a week goes by without a scientific journal publishing something about the psychological, physical and emotional benefits of meditation. These days, the more contemporary term is “mindfulness” – a state of mind that meditation helps promote – which is proving effective in treating, among other things, depression, anxiety, chronic pain and eating disorders and helping people stop smoking. ...

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