Pathway to Mindfulness – Tips of the Trade

Mindfulness has become a buzz word, but really, what is it all about? In a nutshell, mindfulness is living in the present moment, enjoying and appreciating life, without letting past baggage or future worries intrude. The way to achieve mindfulness in all aspects of your life is to develop a sustainable, 20-minutes-a-day insight meditation practice… Read more »

WSJ: Is Your Medicine Right for Your Metabolism?

At The Life Solution Center of Darien we’ve proudly been offering this cutting-edge DNA testing for almost 7 years. Patients who’ve been struggling, in some cases for years, to find the right medication at the proper dosage, have found hope and relief from their emotional pain at our Center. This article in the Wall Street Journal… Read more »

Forever Slim!

Honestly, I have been on many diets. And honestly, they have all worked for a time, but gradually all the weight has come back, and then some. Mindful eating is the exact opposite of being on a diet. It is a system of habits that you learn, and once they become part of your being,… Read more »

Is a Wandering Mind the Devil or the Cure?

The single biggest challenge our students face during meditation is their wandering minds. Our response? We congratulate them, because noticing that their mind wanders is the first step in achieving mindfulness – that present moment awareness we strive to bring into every facet of our lives. Our suggestion to them is to notice their thoughts,… Read more »

Why mindfulness works for teens

Teens are busy. School. Social life. Sports. After-school jobs. Throw in building a well-rounded high-school resume, and you’ve arrived at a perfect recipe for stress. Enter mindfulness. Mindfulness is all about focusing and being present in the moment. And the means to achieve this is with meditation – probably not an easy sell to a… Read more »