How to Change Your Bad Health Habits

“I’m finally feeling free.” Jim Benton How to Change Your Bad Health Habits for Good Go from being chained to your unhealthy habits, to looking forward to the day and your life… Jim Benton & Dash: A Story of Change from Virgin Pulse on Vimeo. We keep repeating our health habits (or any habit) because, on some level, they work for us. It’s when we can develop the awareness that (maybe) some of our habits are actually hurting us in […]

What are the benefits of mindfulness?

“Mindfulness is just like exercise. It’s a form of mental exercise, really. And just as exercise increases health, helps us handle stress better and promotes longevity, meditation purports to confer some of those same benefits.” Meditation not only reduces stress… it changes your brain. ~ Sarah Lazar, Harvard Neuroscientist   By Brigid Schulte May 26, 2015 Q: Why did you start looking at meditation and mindfulness and the brain? Lazar: A friend and I were training for the […]