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I am so happy you found this podcast! Let’s walk together, and while you are ambling, I will be rambling in your ear, about how we can use improved health to live the best life we each ever imagined! 

-Carolyn

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Neither I nor my podcast guests are doctors or healthcare professionals of any kind, and nothing on this podcast or associated content should be considered medical advice. The information provided by Wellness While Walking, Whole Life Workshop and Bermuda Road Wellness, LLC is for informational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health care provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition or treatment, and before undertaking any new health care regimen, including walking.

Feb 19, 2020

Meditation and mindfulness – what are they? The terms can mean so many things to so many people, but the science is clear: a small practice of it can be life-changing. Let’s dip our toes in the water together and meditate, with a very short walking meditation session. Please let me know how it goes by being in touch!

 

LET’S TALK THE WALK!

 

RESOURCES AND SOURCES (some links may be affiliate links)

Relaxation Revolution, Herbert Benson, MD

Wherever You Go, There You Are, Jon Kabat-Zinn

Mindfulness Meditation and Relaxation Response Affect the Brain Differently, harvard.edu/gazzette

Meet Mr. Mindfulness: How Jon Kabat-Zinn Brought Mindfulness to the Masses, parade.com

What's the Difference Between Meditation and Mindfulness, chopra.com

Harvard Neuroscientist: Meditation Not Only Reduces Stress, Here's How It Changes Your Brain, washingtonpost.com

  • From the article: There is not sufficient data generated yet to answer this question. Some studies suggest that practicing even 5-10 minutes a day can provide some benefits. Some studies suggest that there is a correlation between change in symptoms and amount of practice (i.e. those that practiced more derived greater benefits). 
  • Website of that neuroscientist

Early article about the gut-brain axis 

3 Simple Strategies to Help You Focus and De-Stress, mayoclinic.org

The Long Road Turns to Joy: A Guide to Walking, Thich Nhat Hanh

 

DISCLAIMER

Neither I nor my podcast guests are doctors or healthcare professionals of any kind, and nothing on this podcast or associated content should be considered medical advice. The information provided by Wellness While Walking Podcast and associated material, by Whole Life Workshop and by Bermuda Road Wellness LLC is for informational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health care provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition or treatment, and before undertaking a new health care regimen, including walking.