News May 2007

  • Finding Inner Wisdom to Present a New Approach to Reducing Stress

    The Key is ‘Living in the Moment.’

    by Fay Reiter
    The Times of Trenton Times, May 2007 and at NJ.com

    “There is a lot more right with us than wrong,” observed Pat Vroom, director of integral medicine at Capital Health System, as participants gathered recently to learn about a new approach to stress management.

    With a dozen others, I sat in a circle in a large studio on a cool Monday evening at the Princeton Center for Yoga and Health in the Skillman section of Montgomery Township. The session was the first of the Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Course, a structured, educational program teaching mindfulness meditation and gentle yoga as tools to manage chronic pain, stress, anxiety and depression.

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  • Meditation Helps Take the Stress Out of Everyday Life

    by Fay Reiter
    The Times of Trenton and at NJ.com, June 2007

    FOCUS ON FITNESS

    Editor’s note: This is the second of two parts.

    Five weeks have passed since I started the Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction course, a joint venture of Capital Health Systems and the Princeton Center for Yoga and Health in Skillman.

    The eight-week series is a structured, educational program teaching mindfulness meditation and gentle yoga as tools to manage stress. Most significant has been my commitment to daily meditation, which I have been practicing every evening at bedtime.

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