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Sharing Good News Boosts Health and Happiness

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A new study finds that supportive, responsive partners provide a buffer to loneliness and sleep deficits among military couples. Better sleep, communication, and emotional support are key to better overall ...

12 Quick Mini-Meditations to Calm Your Mind and Body

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Could I have 30 seconds of your time?OK. Now try this: Sit or stand up straight in a comfortable position.Breathe in, breathe out. Pause. One more time, this time a ...

8 Tips for Tackling Political Stress Now

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Two interesting pieces of data have lent credence to what I have observed in my psychotherapy practice and advice column over the past couple of months: Americans are feeling extremely ...

New study to investigate how mindfulness training can improve wellbeing

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Health Series: Announcements Study hopes to test the theory that mindfulness meditation alleviates mental health symptoms by changing the way our brains process bodily information • by George Wigmore (Senior ...

Not your ‘weird aunt’s meditation’: Science-based test measures mindfulness

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Two probes on my fingers measured my microsweat, temperature, and heart rate. An electrode on the top of my head recorded brain electrical activity. A band around my stomach and ...

Yoga Beats Drugs for Depression: Study

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The practice of yoga coupled with deep breathing eased the symptoms of individuals suffering from depression without the use of potentially harmful medication, according to a recent study published in ...

Mindfulness & Happiness: Not So Fast

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Meditation has a deep history in all spiritual traditions as a path toward compassion and insight.It has also been practiced in many as a means to get to the root ...

Sleep Problems Have More Links to Mental Health Than You Think

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Americans are quite sleep deprived these days, but what you might not know is all of that not sleeping could be affecting your mental well-being. Or, is it that your ...

Meditation Benefits ALS Patients

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An eight-week mindfulness-based meditation program led to improved quality of life and psychological well-being in patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), according to new research. In a randomized, open-label, and ...

Schools to trial happiness lessons for eight-year-olds

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Eight-year-old children will be given lessons on happiness and teenagers will be instructed on combating anxiety and suicidal thoughts under government projects due to be trialled. The Department for Education ...

Americans Just Broke a New Record for Stress and Anxiety!

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Every year since 2007, the American Psychological Association has published an annual survey of Stress in America. In January 2017, for the first time in its 10 year history, the ...

Yoga, Meditation, and Mindfulness: Connection is the Cure

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This is an interview with Terri Cooper, who told me that in 2003, “yoga saved my life. It had such a profound impact on me. I knew immediately that I ...

Mindfulness meditation training lowers biomarkers of stress response in anxiety disorder

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Mindfulness meditation is an increasingly popular treatment for anxiety, but testing its effectiveness in a convincing way has been difficult. Now a rigorously designed, NIH-sponsored clinical trial has found objective ...

Meditation Reduces Anxiety

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Meditation practices are widely employed to reduce anxiety and to maintain optimal psychological and spiritual health. Meditation has been extensively studied as a treatment of anxiety. Beneficial physiological effects of ...

Mindfulness Shows Mixed Results for Older Adults’ Well-Being

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Mindfulness practices are on the rise. But studies so far have shown mixed results in the elderly, and more investigation is needed to determine exactly how best to apply mindfulness ...

Teach yourself everyday happiness with imagery training

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Science News from research organizations Date: Source: Frontiers Summary: Researchers have found that self-guided positive imagery training can successfully combat negative emotions in our daily lives. This tool is so ...

Unlocking the benefits of exercise for mental health

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It’s a no-brainer that the physical benefits of exercise can take time to manifest, but the emotional and mental benefits can be almost instantaneous. “When we exercise, more of the ...

Mindfulness: Magical mental health cure, or hippy nonsense?

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Mindfulness is recommended by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) for many conditions including various mental illnesses, chronic pain and stress. Research has also shown it to ...

Six tactics to help your students deal with stress

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Educators like me will not be surprised at the results of a survey conducted by the Association of School and College Leaders, in which 55% of schools reported an increase ...

26 'Habits' Of People With Depression

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Written by Sarah Schuster While depression can be in some ways the absence of action, there are still little habits, little routines, a person may pick up on when they ...

When Meditation Is Not Enough

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I'VE BEEN A runner all my life. I learned to run at 9 months, and to walk a bit later. That made life stressful for my parents (a running toddler ...

Mindfulness means putting the oxygen mask on yourself first: study

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Before Lee Steel took mindfulness training, she sometimes felt like a cup filled to the brim. If one more thing happened — one extra drop — the Toronto mother of ...
 

 

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