Mindfulness in Health

Mindfulness as Reduction for Symptoms of Depression

Mindfulness Programs In Schools Reduce Symptoms Of Depression Among Adolescents: Study By Carolyn Gregoire Mindfulness, the practice of cultivating focused awareness on the present moment, has been shown to have a number of benefits, including emotional stability and improved sleep. Now, some schools have started incorporating mindfulness programs into their curriculums, teaching kids as young as five years old how to use body

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Benefits of Mindfulness

What are the benefits of mindfulness A wealth of new research has explored this age-old practice. Here’s a look at its benefits for both clients and psychologists. By Daphne M. Davis, PhD, and Jeffrey A. Hayes, PhD July/August 2012, Vol 43, No. 7 Mindfulness has enjoyed a tremendous surge in popularity in the past decade, both in the popular press

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Mindfulness Boosts Brain Connectivity

Integrative body-mind training (IBMT) meditation found to boost brain connectivity Date: August 18, 2010 Source: University of Oregon Summary: Just 11 hours of learning a meditation technique induce positive structural changes in brain connectivity by boosting efficiency in a part of the brain that helps a person regulate behavior in accordance with their goals, researchers report. The technique — integrative

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