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About Heather Mason

Heather Mason is a leader in the field of mind-body therapy and the founder of Yoga Therapy for the Mind. She develops innovative methods for mental health treatment drawing on her robust educational background including an MA in Psychotherapy, an MA in Buddhist Studies, studies in Neuroscience and a current MSc in Medical Physiology.. She is also a 500 RYT, a yoga therapist and an MBCT facilitat...

Qigong for Relaxation.

Results of this study suggest that mental, as well as physical Qigong training, increases alpha activity and therefore induces a relaxed state of mind.
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Mar 01, 2017

Biggest Myth of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Debunked

For decades, researchers have struggled to find an underlying cause, leading to an assumption by many doctors that it's 'not a real disease'. Now, Australian researchers have blown that myth wide open, showing for the first time that CFS is linked to a faulty cell receptor in immune cells.
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Feb 26, 2017

Yoga for Lower Back Pain

New guidelines from the American College of Physicians (ACP) say that one should try yoga before medication for treating acute back pain.
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Feb 20, 2017

Mindfulness for Cardiac Health

Research indicates that we are spending about 47% of our waking moments thinking about something other than what we are doing in that moment. This constant mind wandering can lead to unnecessary stress and anxiety according to the authors of this informative and well-researched article.
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Feb 09, 2017

Yoga for PTSD

In this new study, the effectiveness of an extended yoga program for women with a diagnosis of chronic PTSD was explored.
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Jan 31, 2017

Mindfulness in Schools

Many studies expound the benefits of mindfulness to children's health. Australia appear to be leading the way in this important area.
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Jan 29, 2017