Chris Vlaun’s 3rd feature in the Wall Street Journal – A Run on the Beach Only Looks Easy

Exercising barefoot on sand recruits more muscles and requires more energy than exercising in shoes on solid ground—making for a more demanding workout.

Finding science in acupuncture

(NaturalNews) This article title is taken from a Wall Street Journal (WSJ) article by Belinda Beck, WSJ health writer. She turned in a good journalistic effort, undergoing treatments herself for chronic neck and back pain. After two sessions, she felt better. Beck did her due journalistic diligence by interviewing various western physicians and scientists in the New […]

5 Ways Your Spiritual Life Can Affect Your Success

5 Ways Your Spiritual Life Can Affect Your Success February 13, 2016 by Daniela McVicker. 2 comments. Does your spirituality have an impact on your success? I would argue that the answer to that question is a resounding yes. Spirituality is something that impacts your entire life, work included. Here are 5 ways, both good and bad, that your spiritual […]

Harvard neuroscientist: Meditation not only reduces stress, here’s how it changes your brain

VIA: Washington Post Harvard neuroscientist: Meditation not only reduces stress, here’s how it changes your brain By Brigid Schulte May 26, 2015 Sara Lazar, a neuroscientist at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, was one of the first scientists to take the anecdotal claims about the benefits of meditation and mindfulness and test them in brain […]

It Works: New Study Outlines What Meditation, Yoga, & Prayer Can Do To The Human Body

January 16, 2016 by Arjun Walia. 4 comments. The medicinal benefits of meditation and yoga are now firmly established in scientific literature. One of the latest studies to emerge on the matter comes from Harvard researchers working at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH). They determined that meditation literally rebuilds the brain’s grey matter in just eight weeks. It’s the very first […]