What people say about Mindfulness and Meditation

 

“Mindfulness and Meditation therapy should be routinely available on the NHS to treat recurring depression and to help tackle Britain’s growing mental health problems, according to a new report. The study, commissioned by the Mental Health Foundation found that fewer than one in 20 GPs prescribed meditation therapy for patients suffering depression, despite NHS guidance suggesting that it could halve depression relapse rates.”

Times Online

 

 

“Over time chronic exposure to stress can lead to physical symptoms and exacerbate many illnesses. Just as stress affects our body, so too it affects the way we feel, think and act. By using stress-reducing strategies you can enjoy life’s challenges without burning out.”
The Wellness Book, Benson, Stuart and BHI Staff.

 

 

“Since learning to meditate I can honestly say that stress is rarely, if ever, a factor in my life. I couldn’t have said that in 1997.”
Mary Pearson, Author of Meditation, the Stress Solution (HotHive Books)

 

 

“Mindfulness and Meditation helps us better manage our reaction to stress and recover more quickly from disturbing events."
Daniel Goleman, Author of Emotional Intelligence (Bantam Books)

 

 

“When you are stressed you perceive negative. When you are relaxed you perceive positive. The world holds so many more possibilities if you are relaxed. You can achieve more, in a more effortless way. You become more resilient. ”

Dawn Roberts, Director, Positive Meditation and Director of Positive Consultancy Ltd

 

 

“A growing body of research is suggesting Mindfulness and Meditation can have a positive effect on people’s lives.”
The Telegraph 2014 February 17

 

 

“Mindfulness and Meditation is becoming an accepted therapy for many conditions………… it doesn’t require medications, special equipment or lengthy Doctors’ visits. For those with arthritis, the ability of a Mindfulness and Meditation practice to relieve pain and change the quality of ones’ life has huge potential.”
Arthritis Today

 

 

“Mindfulness and Meditation ‘eases Heart Disease’. The American Heart Association said they had randomly assigned 201 African Americans to meditate or to make lifestyle changes. After 9 years, the meditation group had a 47% reduction in deaths, heart attacks and strokes. The research was carried out by the Medical College of Wisconsin with the Maharishi University in Iowa.”
BBC News (November 2009)

 

 

“My concentration improved, I have amazing physical energy and am capable of long hours of physical work without fatigue. I have a sense of organisation I have lacked all my life. I feel more patient and tolerant.”

Sunday Times Magazine

 

 

“There is now hard evidence that Mindfulness and Meditation can cut stress.”
www.nhs.uk/news (2007)

 

 

“Scientists at the Medical College of Georgia discovered people who practice Mindfulness and Meditation daily had significantly lower blood pressure than those who did not.”
BBC News Report (August 1999)

 

 

“Findings indicate that relaxation and mental focusing can be as effective as powerful new drugs in treating heart disease.”
Science Now Magazine

 

 

“The calming hormones melatonin and serotonin are increased by Mindfulness and Meditation and the stress hormone cortisol is decreased. During sleep, oxygen consumption drops by 8%, but during meditation, it drops by 10 – 20% suggesting that it is possible to achieve deeper rest than even sleep through Meditation.”
Extracts from Meditation as Medicine – D S Khalsa M.D. and C Stauth

 

 

“Mindfulness and Meditation is not just for ill people. I see it as a quality of life improver.”
Richard Roberts, Director, Positive Consultancy Ltd

 

 

“After three years of trying to find a solution to insomnia, Meditation was a major revelation not only for my life but also my sleep. It helped to calm me down.”
Patricia Morrisroe, Author of Wide Awake: A Memoir of Insomnia (Spiegel & Grau)

 

 

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