How can I use meditation to restore my metabolic equilibrium?

Maoshing Ni, PhD, LAc
Geriatric Medicine
Use deep breathing and rest to restore your metabolic equilibrium. Sometime during your busy day, find time to close your eyes and take 10 deep breaths. Even better, meditate on a daily basis and head off emotional extremes before they start. Studies show that people who meditate are calm, slower to anger, and better able to see through problems to good outcomes. Start a meditation practice with five minutes and work your way to 15 or 20 minutes each day. It doesn't matter what kind of practice you do, as long as you do it every day. For instruction, you can take a class, listen to a guided CD.

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