During the winter, many feel unwell at times - the head is heavy, there is a lot of sneezing, and the nose is running. A good protection towards this may be to stress down, recent research indicates.
Jan Claudius sees connections between the social journey of the communication course, his recent trip to the Americas and the practice of long meditations. He biked Death Road in Bolivia, and he came home alive. When we talked to him, he had just come home from Acem's communication course. Alive.
Research on people’s reactions after disasters has provided strong evidence for how we tend to react when the stressor is too high - i.e. when the disaster strikes. No matter what happens in a catastrophic event, how it happens, or in what part of the world it happens: too much is too much for those who are involved.
One of the “side effects” of being a wealthy nation is an increase in stress and depression levels. Several organizations and surveys have suggested meditation and deep breathing exercises as measures to prevent and alleviate stress. Writes India's second-largest business newspaper Mint and goes on to give a balanced presentation of Acem Meditation and other meditation practices.