Mindfulness meditation, a cure-all for everybody?

Something about the roots of meditation. There are many different forms of meditation. Meditation itself is an ancient technique to calm the mind. It is practiced in Buddhism. The central figure in Buddhism is Siddharta Gautama[1]. In Buddhist tradition it is believed that he was a young prince, destined to become the king of a … Continue reading Mindfulness meditation, a cure-all for everybody?

The body & Mental Health – What’s Up with Weight?

‘Oh those pills make me fat’ is a common complaint. [1] When I was prescribed antidepressants this concern came to mind. At the time I felt so bad that the worry stayed somewhat in the back of my mind. My doctor asked me about my appetite but didn’t really go into the weight gain question. … Continue reading The body & Mental Health – What’s Up with Weight?