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Mindfulness Mediation: Exploring Research and Techniques

By Laura Schepis, Cancer Support Community Intern “Feel your toes, feel your ankles, your shins, now the back of your legs up to your knees…”  This may sound strange, but this is what a body scan during meditation might sound like.  It is a piece of mindfulness meditation that asks the participant to acknowledge every little part of their body from …

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The Benefits of Yoga: A Look at the Evidence

by Suzanne Tham, Cancer Support Community MSW Intern  The Cancer Support Community has many interesting healthy lifestyle programs, and yoga was one of the first that caught my eye. Having had the privilege to participate in one session, I felt right away that it rejuvenated my tired body and mind. While many people would assume it to be primarily for recreation, yoga …