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posted by cmn32480 on Saturday November 05 2016, @10:31AM   Printer-friendly
from the relaxation-in-smaller-doses dept.

As mindfulness meditation and yoga have become mainstream and more extensively studied, growing evidence suggests multiple psychological and physical benefits of these mindfulness exercises, as well as for similar practices like tai chi and qi gong.

Systematic reviews and meta-analyses analyzing hundreds of research studies suggest that mindfulness-based interventions help decrease anxiety, depression, stress, and pain, and help improve general health, mental health, and quality of life. These practices also appear to reduce inflammation and increase immune response.

Trade in your luggage for yoga pants.

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  • (Score: 3, Funny) by The Mighty Buzzard on Saturday November 05 2016, @10:53AM

    This was figured out millennia ago. You know, when beer was invented.

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  • (Score: 3, Funny) by art guerrilla on Saturday November 05 2016, @12:00PM

    by art guerrilla (3082) on Saturday November 05 2016, @12:00PM (#422804)

    mayhaps before then when MJ was 'invented'...