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Pilates for Respiratory Health

As we age, we may experience changes that affect our lungs, which can then limit the activities of daily life. These changes may be due to the late onset of asthma, or the development of chronic bronchitis or emphysema, both of which can, in turn, lead to the more serious...

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The Secret Life of Wellness

Pierre attended a six-day workshop I was teaching in France. He was a tall, lanky man in his early forties who seemed disillusioned by life. He told me that the only reason he came to the workshop was because he had heard me on the radio and was touched by...

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The Power of Acceptance

To embrace reality is an act of total renewal. When we dare to see things as they truly are, it immediately brings us a feeling of liberation, strength and healing. Therefore, it is no coincidence that Buddhists describe ‘experiencing God’ as being ‘completely present’ in reality. However, in order to...

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How your brain changes as you think

Your brain is growing as you read these words. Scientists call the phenomenon ‘neural plasticity’. Everything you see, hear, touch,taste and smell changes your brain and every thought causes microscopic changes in its structure. In a sense, thoughts leave physical traces in the brain in much the same way as...

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