Mindfulness Meditation: A Shortcut to Healing
The relaxation response is the nervous system’s way to counteract the effects of stress.
- After 15 minutes of a guided relaxation tape, both experienced meditators and novices experienced up-regulation of energy-producing gene expression and down-regulation of inflammatory pathways.
- Start with 5 minutes a day of focusing on your breath and saying a word like “calm” when you breath in and “peace” when you breath out. When your mind wanders, just focus back on your breath.
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