Posts by JamesAsher

Meditation and Brain Plasticity

Posted by on Apr 12, 2016 in Blog, Lifestyle Adjustments, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Researchers in Massachusetts ran an eight-week study which observed structural changes in the human brain, produced by meditation. The study was conducted at Massachusetts General Hospital, by a team of Harvard-affiliated researchers. “‘Although the practice of meditation is associated with a sense of peacefulness and physical relaxation, practitioners have long claimed that meditation also provides cognitive and psychological benefits that persist throughout the day,’ says study senior author Sara Lazar of the MGH Psychiatric Neuroimaging Research Program and a Harvard Medical School...

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Addressing the Root of the Problem

Posted by on Feb 24, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

Addressing the Root of the Problem

From the discovered applications of penicillin, to the unexpected discovery of the (possible) cure for cancer, there is no doubt that Western medicine has had a positive effect on the well being of the global community. However, when compared to the entire history of medical studies and practices, Western medicine is relatively new, and not without its shortcomings. In regards to pharmaceuticals, specifically, we often find that symptoms of certain ailments are being treated, but not the root. There exists, outside of Western science, a number of centuries old medical and therapeutic...

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