Mindfulness programs and practices frequently describe a process of locating your "center." One's center may be conceived as a focus of energy, both spiritual and physical, by which all activities ...View Article
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Posted on 12-11-2013
Mom Was Right All Along
Chiropractors know that mom was right all along when she told us to "stand up straight." But now there's empirical evidence to give even more weight to her command. Good posture is essential to mental as well as physical health, keeping bones and joints aligned while boosting confidence. In fact, posture has been shown to have a greater influence on a person's feelings of power than his or her job title or position.
In a 2012 Harvard study, participants who spent a few minutes in private "power posing" performed better in high-stakes mock meetings and interviews. Slouching one's shoulders, not surprisingly, may have the opposite effect, lowering self-esteem.
~The Colorado Gazette, 11/26/13
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