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Five Ways Mindfulness Helps You Age Better

Research suggests that being more mindful in our everyday lives can protect our health as we age—and even help us live longer.

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If you don’t fancy mindfulness, then try cooking instead | Psyche Ideas

When overwhelmed I schedule in a cooking day: playful, daring and full of memories. Beats any other stress-reliever for me

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When You're Overwhelmed, Simplify - zen habits zen habits

By Leo Babauta The feeling of being overwhelmed is extremely common in the people I talk to, and it’s becoming more and more clear to me that this is the default state for most of us. We’re overwhelmed by it all: all the things we have on our plates,

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

What to Do When You Never Feel Good Enough

Are you stuck in constant self-judgment? In a new book, a clinical psychologist suggests a better way to feel good about yourself.

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How mindfulness and dance can stimulate a part of the brain that can improve mental health

The brain’s somatosensory cortex may help enrich our emotional experiences and improve our mental health. Mindfulness and dance movement therapy may be effective ways to activate it.

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Emotional Health: How to Be the Zen Master of Your Moods - Rose Hahn

Learn how to use Zen-inspired mindfulness, discipline, and wisdom to become the master of your emotional health & get control of mood swings.

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Maintaining a Healthy Mind in Uncertain Times - Sunlighten

Now is a time most people are stressed due to the pandemic. Learn 7 natural ways to improve your mental health.

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Meditation for Mind-Control - Neuroscience News

Eight sessions of mindfulness-based awareness training give participants a significant edge in their ability to control brain-computer interfaces and the time it took to achieve proficiency over those who did not experience meditation training.

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Mindfulness May Ease the Emotional Burden of MS | Health News | US News

US News is a recognized leader in college, grad school, hospital, mutual fund, and car rankings. Track elected officials, research health conditions, and find news you can use in politics, business, health, and education.

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Why Active Meditations

Osho Active Meditations are specifically designed for contemporary people who want to stay in the fast lane, but who also want to find relaxation. Awareness is the key.

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Meditation? Mindfulness? Self-Hypnosis? Confused!? | Dr. Dyan

Learn the differences between meditation, mindfulness, and self-hypnosis so you can figure out which is best for you to calm mind, body, and spirit

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Interesting Research into What the "Present" Means

By Emma Young. When people see the future as coming sooner, they make more far-sighted choices, the study finds.

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Great Tips to Stay Focused and Increase Productivity and Happiness

Strategies to avoid the pitfalls of distractions and interruptions, improve your cognitive control, reduce goal interference, and aid your distracted mind.

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5 Easy Ways to Practice Mindfulness Every Day

Do you ever get tired of being in your head? I know I do. Most of us go through our lives lost in our thoughts, which are rarely about ...

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How to Practice Loving-Kindness - Lion's Roar

Joanna Hardy teaches us the famed Buddhist practice of metta – offering love to ourselves and others.

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This is what eight weeks of mindfulness training does to your brain – Research Digest

A systematic review suggests 8 weeks of mindfulness training leads to brain changes similar to those seen in experienced meditators.

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Teaching Children Mindfulness

In our practice, we've noticed how more and more adults are becoming familiar with the concept of mindfulness. We know that mindfulness benefits us and improves

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The Danish word 'pyt' as an antidote to anxiety.and stress - The Washington Post

Like “stuff happens” or “oh, well,” the Danish word cultivates healthy thoughts to deal with daily irritating troubles.

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Why So Many Americans Are Turning to Buddhism

The ancient Eastern religion is helping Westerners with very modern mental-health problems.

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Mindfulness Meditation Too Boring? Try Mindful Movement To Shed Stress, Anxiety - Study Finds

A study by researchers at Pennsylvania State University shows that practicing mindful movement can lower anxiety and stress.

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Take 10 Minutes to Defuse Holiday Stress with This Mindfulness Practice - Mindful

'Tis the season to give up the guilt. Here's a practice for taking a more mindful approach to the holidays.

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The 3 Qualities of a Successful Leader - Mindful

Based on extensive research, Rasmus Hougaard and Jacqueline Carter reveal the three qualities present in the minds of great leaders.

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10 Mindful Attitudes That Decrease Anxiety - Mindful

By exerting more conscious control over our behaviors and attitudes, we learn to work with our intention, wise effort, and capacity to be kind to ourselves.

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Using Mindfulness to Treat Depression - Mindful

Daniel Goleman explains how Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy gives people the tools to recognize and talk back to negative thoughts.

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Somatic Mindfulness: What Is My Body Telling Me? (And Should I Listen?)

Somatic mindfulness—the ability to step back from what your nervous system is telling you—can be an especially helpful skill for managing trauma's effects.

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Seven Ways to Help Someone with Anxiety

Simple tools to better support your loved ones without trying to fix them.

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How to Stop Worrying and Fall Asleep Faster

New research says that mindfulness therapy, which focuses on helping people get over their anxieties about not falling asleep, may be an effective treatment for insomnia.

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What it Really Means to Hold Space for Someone

Do you want to be there for a loved one, but don't know how? Here are some techniques to help you 'hold space' for people in need.

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How to Stay Zen During Times of Transition

You can’t totally prevent yourself from feeling overwhelmed about big life changes, but you can take steps to ease the emotional burden.

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Five breathing techniques that will help you to fight stress.

In order to meaningfully reduce stress, we need to tap into a state of true relaxation. We can do that with some breathing techniques

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How to Be Better at Uncertainty

The benefits of uncertainty include better decision-making, increased empathy, and increased creativity.

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How One Woman Finds Mindfulness Through #Vanlife - mindbodygreen

Kathleen Morton lived in a camper van before it was cool. Check out how living on the road has made her infinitely more mindful here.

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How Meditation Can Make Us More Civil to Each Other

Richard Davidson explores what meditation can do, where it falls short, and what mysteries still elude science.

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Secret To Beating Depression: Change How You Think About Your Thoughts

Everybody ruminates: It’s that familiar pattern of chewing over your thoughts and your feelings about them. For people with depression, it takes a turn toward the pathological: The spiral that comes…

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Five Secrets to a Stress-Proof Brain

You may want to get rid of stress, but you can’t! But you can learn to accept your stress and transform the way you think about it so you can benefit from its positive aspects.

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Can You Be Mindful and Still Feel Angry?

Mindfulness will not turn you into a feel-good Zen zombie. It does not stop you from feeling negative emotions; it just helps free you from being controlled by those emotions.

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Mindfulness meditation lowers stress hormone and decreases inflammation in body, scientists find

Mindfulness meditation, the practice of paying more attention to the present moment, helps lower stress hormones and decreases inflammation in the body, scientists have proven for the first time.

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Mac and Me: The Psyche of a Dog and the Axes of Awareness

Delve into Beyond Human Design for self-discovery. Learn about the multidimensional universe and recognize the truth of your Self

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The Path of Happiness - Deer Park Monastery

The Five Mindfulness Trainings represent the Buddhist vision for a global spirituality and ethic. They are a concrete expression of the Buddha’s teachings on the Four Noble Truths and the Noble Eightfold Path, the path of right understanding and true lo

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Is the Mindfulness Craze Turning Us Into Suckers?

When people focus too much on psychological tricks, there’s a chance they can miss the bigger forces swirling around.

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Mindfulness for Children: Fun, Effective Ways to Strengthen Mind, Body, Spirit - Hey Sigmund - Karen Young

Setting up a regular mindfulness practice for your kiddos will ensure that important existing neural connections are strengthened and new ones established.

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Train Your Mind to Ease Your Pain - Mindful

Pain is a fact of life, but it doesn't have to rule you. Reshape your relationship with pain with these 11 strategies.

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OCD and Mindfulness

We hear a lot about the concept of mindfulness these days. Simply put, mindfulness is the act of focusing on the present moment in a nonjudgmental way. It involves noticing and accepting what is. If you or a loved one suffer from obsessive-compulsive diso

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Using Mindfulness to Navigate "Self" - Mindful

Holding onto pain and loss keeps us mired in anxiety and perpetuates our problems over the long term. Mindfulness can help us change our relationship to what we find limiting in our lives.

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Raising the World’s Vibration | Spirituality & Health Magazine

As the world seems to be getting crazier by the moment, we need to amp up our personal practices of peacefulness, love, compassion, understanding and responsibility.

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The Neuroscience of Mindfulness Meditation

Devotees of mindfulness meditation—often described as non-judgemental attention to present moment experiences—will be well-versed in the many benef

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Could meditation really help slow the aging process?

It may seem unlikely, but a small and growing body of evidence suggesting that regular meditation can indeed slow ageing, as least at a cellular level

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OSHO | Meditation - Mindfulness and The Science Of The Inner

Welcome to the world of OSHO – one of the most influential mystics of the 20th century – whose insights into the science of the inner continue to touch and inspire the hearts of millions of individuals worldwide

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Balance & The Polarities: Being Present

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15 Critical Habits of Mentally Tough People

We all reach critical points in our lives where our mental toughness is tested. Whatever the challenge, you have to be strong, see things through a new lens, and take decisive action if you want to move through it successfully.

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10 Easy Ways You Can Practice Mindfulness | Elyse Santilli

We're literally missing out on most our own lives, which leaves us feeling shallow, empty and deeply unsettled. The great news is you can learn to be more present and mindful. Here are 10 easy ways you can practice mindfulness in your daily life.

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76 Scientific Benefits of Meditation

Summary of the main scientific research on the benefits of meditation, covering the different types of meditation (Vipassana, TM, Yoga, Mindfulness, etc).

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Are You an Emotionally Intelligent Eater? | Psychology Today

Are you an emotionally intelligent eater? Learn about the new concept, EatQ which is emotional intelligence + mindfulness + eating. Plus a free handout at the end of the article!

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Mindfulness, Neurobiology, and Children: Parenting Tips

Exercises and strategies for bringing mindfulness into parenting and family life, including some guided exercises you can try yourself.

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What to Do When the Going Gets Rough - Lion's Roar

Pema Chödrön on four ways to hold our minds steady and hearts open when facing difficult people or circumstances.

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Be Less Irritable With Your Child Today | Hunter Clarke-Fields

The key to any kind of successful parenting is keeping our cool -- self-regulation. We have to model the behavior that we want to see in our kids. This means that our adult-tantrums (a.k.a. yelling fits) are not helping us folks....

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Pain Really Is All In Your Head And Emotion Controls Intensity : Shots - Health News : NPR

Humiliation, fear and unpredictability all turn up the volume on pain, research shows. And meditation can turn down pain's intensity, according to scientists who are starting to figure out why.

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Overworked And Overwhelmed? Use These Mindfulness Secrets To Restore Balance In 2015

Stress and burnout are an all-too-frequent condition for executives, and especially for entrepreneurs. According to leadership expert Scott Eblin, a return to mindfulness is the answer.

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Conscious Life Choices - Home

Your life is a story. As creator of your story you have choice to change your life in the future as you recognize and make new choices today. Explore some of the tools available to start making conscious choices in your life.