Tag Archives: Mindfulness


Mindfulness meditation may reduce anxiety

      In a new study, participants who paid attention to their physical and mental feelings showed small but meaningful reductions in anxiety, depression and pain. By Rachael Rettner, LiveScience Tue, Jan 07 2014 at 9:20 AM       Meditation programs may help reduce anxiety, depression and pain in some patients, but may […]

6 New Year’s Resolutions You Need to Make – and Keep

    Have you given some thought to making any New Year’s resolutions this year? The tradition of setting goals for the New Year goes back about 4,000 years to the Babylonians when once a year people made promises to the gods in hopes of receiving good fortune in return. by Tricia Drevets December 27, 2013 […]

Train your brain and improve your life

    Brain scans of meditating people show different patterns of activity depending on the practitioner's level of experience and meditation type. By Wynne Parry, LiveScience Mon, Feb 11 2013 at 12:50 PM   Photo: mrhayata/Flickr NEW YORK — Throughout life, even shortly before death, the brain can remodel itself, responding to a person's experiences. […]

More Doctors Are Prescribing Meditation

By Robert Puff, Ph.D. Created Aug 9 2012 – 2:33pm The scientific and medical communities are continually providing evidence that shows the health benefits of meditation. But how many doctors are actually referring their patients to forms of alternative medicine, such as meditation? A May 2011 joint study by the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center […]

Mindfulness techniques show health benefits

Specific types of “mindfulness practices” including Zen meditation have research-proven benefits for patients with certain physical and mental health problems, according to a report in the July Journal of Psychiatric Practice. The journal is published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, a part of Wolters Kluwer Health. “An extensive review of therapies that include meditation as a key […]

How Mindfulness Rewires the Brain

October 19, 2011       How Mindfulness Rewires the Brain  Elisha Goldstein, Ph.D.Psychologist, author of ‘The Now Effect’ and co-author, ‘A Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Workbook’ The burgeoning field of mindfulness, neuroscience and psychotherapy just never gets old to me. I am on a panel with Ron Siegel, PsyD, author of “The Mindfulness Solution,” and […]

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