Andrew Weil — American Scientist born on June 08, 1942,

Andrew Weil —broadly referred by this name preceded by "Dr.", or simply as Dr. Weil—is an U.S.-trained physician, and successful author, spokesperson, and broadly described "guru" for holistic health and integrative medicine, whose names also constitute an emerging brand of healthcare services and products in these fields... (wikipedia)

Human bodies are designed for regular physical activity. The sedentary nature of much of modern life probably plays a significant role in the epidemic incidence of depression today. Many studies show that depressed patients who stick to a regimen of aerobic exercise improve as much as those treated with medication.
Technology has a shadow side. It accounts for real progress in medicine, but has also hurt it in many ways, making it more impersonal, expensive and dangerous. The false belief that a safety net of sophisticated drugs and machines stretches below us, permitting risky or lazy lifestyle choices, has undermined our spirit of self-reliance.
Remember that breath walking - as with any meditation technique - should not be pursued with a grim determination to 'get it right.' The point is to cultivate openness, relaxation and awareness, which can include awareness of your undisciplined, wandering mind.
We're all affected by music. It has the power to inspire, uplift us, change our moods, and even alter consciousness.
Massage therapy has been shown to relieve depression, especially in people who have chronic fatigue syndrome; other studies also suggest benefit for other populations.

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