#63 Meditation for Skeptics

MEDITATION FOR SKEPTICS Has a well-meaning friend ever said “you should try meditation” to help relieve your pain? It’s understandable that you may be skeptical of this advice. Meditation is not a cure-all. However, recent scientific evidence suggests that it…

#60 L-Theanine’s relaxing effects

Teapot pouring tea into a teacup

A naturally occurring amino acid in green and black tea, L-theanine facilitates relaxation when ingested, helping induce a state of calm, attentive wakefulness. It also improves attention span, focus and memory. Additional benefits may include reduced blood pressure and fat accumulation, and an improved immune system.

#45 Relaxation: Beyond a Good Night’s Sleep

When was the last time you relaxed? I’m not talking about the minutes watching television over dinner. Honestly, that is what came to my mind first, for who doesn’t enjoy a cozy movie night or Netflix binge? Upon further reflection,…