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Time: Psychotherapy Goes from Couch to Yoga Mat

Psychotherapy Goes from Couch to Yoga Mat
By ALANA B. ELIAS KORNFELD Alana B. Elias Kornfeld – Wed Apr 15, 2:30 am ET

Talk. Share. Cry. Stretch? Psychotherapy has historically been an exercise of the mind, but in the offices of more and more modern-day mental-health providers, emotional healing is taking place not just on the couch but on the yoga mat.

The burgeoning field is called yoga therapy, and its practitioners include psychiatrists, psychologists and social workers who incorporate yoga poses and meditative breathing into their sessions, as well as yoga teachers who want to learn how to address the emotions that bubble up in students during class or in private sessions. The idea, say yoga therapists, is to allow yoga to empower people while priming them to access their deepest emotions. read more

Science of Time

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From the  latimes.com

Science of time: What makes our internal clock tick
Neuroscientists are exploring how brain and body make sense of our most ephemeral resource.
By Melissa Healy, March 9, 2009

In warp-speed modern America, time has become one of our most precious resources. We manage it, and we expend it carefully.

Ironic, then, that a resource as precious as seconds, minutes and hours is so poorly understood and so routinely misestimated by modern humans — by 15% to 25% in either direction, depending on the individual and the acuity of his or her time perception. But understanding our ability to perceive time — and to use time to make sense of our world — is one of the newest and most sweeping frontiers of neuroscience. more