Mindfulness meditation as a way to heal and cope with cancer
When it comes to cancer, stress can be a cause and effect; reducing it is a big part of both the prevention and the treatment of illness.
Mindfulness meditation, the practice of clearing the mind through deep breathing exercises, is becoming an increasingly widespread part of healing and coping with cancer.
Dr. Miroslava Lhotsky, one of the facilitators of Mindfulness Meditation Toronto, is a physician who spent years delivering bad news to women whose mammograms had revealed breast cancer.
“You can imagine the kind of adrenaline that flows in their body …