Month: August 2013

Being Present with One Another: Honoring Elderly Veterans

CMBM groups are very effective in addressing the primary issues that elderly group members present with, including physical pain, grief, and sensory and cognitive limitations.

Dean Ornish quote about heart disease

Dean Ornish & the Power of Nutrition & Lifestyle

This is “… the only program scientifically proven to reverse heart disease currently offered in hospitals, clinics, and physician offices that Medicare and other private insurance companies are covering.”

Back to School: So Much / So Little

The staff at the school shared that the mind-body skills taught by Haitian CMBM graduates have helped the behavior of 60% of the older kids

Journey of the Breath

Very brief guided visualization in which we appreciate our breath in a different way, as it travels deep into our lungs, giving us oxygen at a cellular level.

What’s for Breakfast? In the Kitchen with Mark Hyman

Dr. Hyman demonstrates how to get the day started right, with his favorite protein smoothie recipe.

Sun-dried Tomato, Swiss Chard, and Chevré Frittata

One of the tricks to keeping your health goals throughout the week is by making a big dish, like this frittata.

What if Your Life Depended on It?

“After Katrina hit I received mops and a bucket from a disaster relief organization. From The Center for Mind-Body Medicine, I got my life back.”

Equal Opportunity Group

Equal Opportunity Group Experience

Having facilitated mind-body skills groups in all kinds of places with all kinds of people, young and old, I have noticed so many common themes, including one I’ve heard Jim refer to as the “equal opportunity group experience.”

Sandy Hook - Newton Mind Body Skills Group

Newtown: Thick with Grief, Full of Spirit– and Even Joy

CMBM’s mission is to help people recover from tragedy and Dr. Gordon first visited the Newtown area shortly after the shootings to see what we might offer.