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Nine Ways Mindfulness Can Improve Your Mental Health

Only two years ago, few people would have been aware what mindfulness was, let alone the amazing benefits it can have for our mental health.    

Anxiety and Mindfulness In Children

How helping kids embrace their natural mindfulness and live in the present, instead of worrying about the past or the future, can have a big effect.  

5 Steps to Wind Down and Falling Asleep

How to stop tossing and turning and get some quality shut-eye.  

Can Mindfulness Be As Effective As Antidepressants?

When patients with chronic depression are given the tools to combat depression, they are able to stave it off without medication, new research shows.  

The Reasons Why We Should Bring Meditation into Schools

“If every eight year old in the world is taught meditation, we will eliminate violence from the world within one generation.” –Dalai Lama  

Let It Be: Using Mindfulness to Overcome Anxiety and Depression

Anxiety tells you everything you feel is serious. Depression paints everything in black and white. Together, they skew perceptions. Mindfulness can help.  

How I Silenced That Voice in My Head

The one that taunted, “You’re not good enough.”  

New Study Finds Mindfulness Therapy As Effective As Meds Against Depression

Relapse is a common and devastating aspect of major depression, a mental illness that affects roughly 15 million Americans. The usual preventative treatment is long-term or maintenance use of antidepressants.  

Sleep Quality Could Be Improved With Mindfulness Meditation

A study comparing mindfulness meditation with sleep hygiene education found that meditation resulted in greater improvement in sleep quality for older adults.  

To Jump-Start Your Exercise Routine, Be Mindful

By paying more attention to the experience of exercise itself, even the most reluctant of exercisers might begin to find pleasure in movement.  

4 Ways To Make Your Brain Work Better

The New Yorker’s Maria Konnikova explains the science behind why we need to sleep more, waste less time on the Internet, and stop multitasking.  

Applying Mindfulness to Mundane Classroom Tasks

By adding a fun, creative element of focus and stillness to a classroom routine, you can help your students learn to appreciate and practice self-regulation.  

Want To Be Happy? Slow Down

In this free-wheeling discussion at TED Global in October 2014, Buddhist monk Matthieu Ricard talked with journalist and writer Pico Iyer about how to spend time meaningfully.  

How To Raise Your Vibration ~ 16 Tried & True Tips

  How do you raise your vibration? There are a multitude of ways and if you’re on the path of awakening and transformation, you’ll inevitably find the most effective methods for you.  

How Mindfulness Is Revolutionizing Mental Health Care

More than 350 million people globally suffer from depression, and 1 in 13 people around the world have been diagnosed with an anxiety disorder.  

How To Teach Meditation To Kids

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Harvard Study Unveils What Meditation Literally Does To The Brain

Numerous studies have indicated the many physiological benefits of meditation, and the latest one comes from Harvard University.  

What Does Mindfulness Meditation Do to Your Brain?

As you read this, wiggle your toes. Feel the way they push against your shoes, and the weight of your feet on the floor. Really think …  

Meditation Program in California Schools Reduces Violence And Improves Performance

One of the most violence prone school districts in San Francisco, California, introduced a meditation program for all of its students and the results have been  

5 Routines To Clear Mental Clutter

Endless distractions are leading us to ruin our health. But giving your mind time to “rest and digest” can reverse the damage.  

A Meditation on the Art of Not Trying

When you’re nervous, how can you be yourself? How you can force yourself to relax? How can you try not to try? It makes no sense, but the paradox may be essential to civilization.  

5 Ways To Embrace Mindfulness At Work

You don’t have to get into lotus pose under your desk to be mindful at work.  

How mindfulness could give you the gift of a calmer Christmas

In the run-up to Christmas we find our to-do lists bloated with added chores: present shopping, card writing, preparing to travel or receive guests.  

From Google To Congress, ’60 Minutes’ Explores The Rise Of Mindfulness

Anderson Cooper explores the science behind meditation.  

Mindfulness Meditation Physically Changes the Brain

A new study shows that after only eight weeks of mindfulness meditation, physical changes occur in the brain.  

Researchers link mindfulness to healthy body, lifestyle

Practices of mindfulness, such as meditation, may affect more than just the mind. These activities may also potentially benefit cardiovascular health.  

When It Comes To Matters Of The Heart, Mindfulness Can Help

It pays to listen to your heart after all.  

Using Love and Focus To Change Our Lives

One of the powerful tools of healing and change in Ayurveda, is dinacharya, or a healthy morning routine. Ayurveda recognizes that, when we change our mornings, we change our days and….voila! our lives change. Source: www.prana.com

Mindfulness. The Key to Productivity?

At first glance, mindfulness and productivity appear to be polar opposites. But look again. Mindfulness and productivity have one striking thing in common: They are focused on where and how time is spent….  

9 Mindfulness Hacks To Help You Succeed

Your desire to be more mindful does not have to compete with your desire to succeed.  

What’s the Rush?

  Are you constantly in a rush? Out of control with total disregard for anyone or anything around you. I see it everyday people in panic mode. Why? Time is infinite, life is finite. Enjoy the journey! (Have patience and purpose, let life come to you.  

How to feel more mindful in five minutes

Even five minutes of meditation can help you feel centred. (How to feel more mindful in five minutes)  

7 Mindfulness Tips from Your Dog

7 Mindfulness Tips from Your Dog – What is clear however is that dogs truly are the ultimate mindful creatures.  

Mindfulness meditation could help relieve migraines

Mindfulness meditation could help relieve migraines.  “Secondary effects included headaches that were shorter in duration and less disabling, and participants had increases in mindfulness and self-efficacy — a sense of personal…  

Millions Of Americans Are In Pain Every Single Day. Are You? Here’s What Can Help.

Brigadier General Becky Halstead is no wimp. She spent decades rising through the ranks of the US Army: Cuts and bruises from scrambling through obstacle courses and aching muscles after 12-mile marches were all in a day’s work. But the pain that suddenly overtook her in 2004 beat anything she’d…

Tips to Overcome Depression

Depression is a real thing. In the beginning it may be a state of mind, but it eventually becomes a disease. In most situations this condition is either overlooked or ignored as there is a very thin line differentiating sadness, disappointments or the blues and the. Antidepressants and cognitive …

Meditation Is All About the Art of Being

Meditation Is All About the Art of Being I believe that there is a misconception about meditation. About meditating. I think that some people think that they have to have an end game for sitting and humming a mantra.  

8 Easy Hacks To Incorporate Mindfulness Into Your Life

Mindfulness is about turning the deadly habit of negatively picking everything apart into acknowledging what you feel, see, hear, and observe.  

Can Meditation Techniques Help Improve Memory?

Meditation benefits the mind in more ways than the scientific world has yet to discover. (Can Meditation Techniques Help Improve Memory?: Meditation benefits the mind in more ways than the scientific …  

Water Bending Ocean Meditation

  Water Bending Ocean Meditation. Whether you practice Kung Fu, Martial Arts, or not, I hope you enjoy a break from today’s grind and stress by watching this video. Share it with someone special!…  

The Parents Guide to Teaching Mindfulness to Your Anxious Child

  Raising an anxious child brings an acute awareness to creating calm and mindful moments as we navigate parenting an anxious child.  

8 Ways to Teach Mindfulness to Kids

8 Ways to Teach Mindfulness to Kids Mindfulness is also good for our kids.  

Deepak Chopra Talks Meditation & The Future of Wellness

Deepak Chopra is no stranger to science. He has followed it, questioned it and even taken it on in heated debates. He also co-authored a book with prominent physicist Leonard Mlodinow titled, “War of the Worldviews: Where Science and Spiritualty Meet

Just A Few Minutes Of Mindfulness Meditation May Reduce Stress

If there’s a mental practice that’s stood the test of time – and rigorous laboratory tests – it’s meditation. Mindfulness meditation in particular has done a good job of proving itself effective in reducing stress and depression, improving attention and cognitive performance, and even increasing …

Mindfulness Emerges as Hottest Meditative Tool

India.com Mindfulness emerges as hottest meditative tool India.com New Delhi, Jun 24: Mindfulness is fast emerging as the hottest meditative tool, which is known to contribute to our wellbeing and productivity.

LISTEN: ‘Interrogating’ Your Mind Can Improve Your Life

As someone who has spent decades at the forefront of brain research, Dr. Richard J. Davidson is well acquainted with the organ’s amazing power to think and to reason.

How to do Walking Meditation

Now that we can enjoy some sunny weather, why not try a walking meditation? It’s great if you feel a little too restless to do a sitting meditation or you find sitting meditations boring or difficult.

The Value of Teaching Children Mindfulness

The children are our future. Teaching them mindfulness at an early age will help them for life!

Simple Meditation Technique to Help You Lose Weight

Since my fitness book, The Fat Burn Revolution, came out earlier this year, I’ve been swamped with requests for more advice on dieting.

Mindfulness and Teresa’s gnats

Everyone seems to be talking about mindfulness. What does it mean? To some it is a useful resource to allay anxiety.