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Harvard Study indicates the many physiological benefits of meditation. An eight week study conducted by Harvard researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) determined that meditation literally rebuilds the brains grey matter in just eight weeks. It’s the very first study to document that meditation produces changes over time in the brain’s grey matter. (1)

http://www.collective-evolution.com/2014/12/11/harvard-study-unveils-what-meditation-literally-does-to-the-brain/

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Kindness

Reading the Presidents Cancer Panel Study Report results in a call to action to use the precautionary principle to protect children and others from unnecessary exposure to chemicals (such as pesticides). Such a call to action are simply acts of thoughtful  kindness. And the actions have a Biblical counterpart.

The Old Testament maxim “love your neighbor as yourself”[1] sets a very high goal for our human relationships. Sometimes, for a moment, we may love our neighbor, but as a way of life, love eludes us. We can, though, work to approach love through its practical manifestation: kindness.

Simple, unassuming kindness toward the people and the life around us brings both immediate and lasting rewards. As with any thoroughly right action, acts of kindness bring a special satisfaction to us and a ray of light into the world. Kindness flows naturally from our hearts: we need only lift the veils that hide and block it. (more…)

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