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Mindfulness

Relax – there's new evidence that mindfulness actually works
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First coined by Dr Jon Kabat-Zinn from the University of Massachusetts Medical School, the term mindfulness was initially characterised as a state of mind that would enable someone to pay “attention on purpose” to the present moment. Modern secular …

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Mindfulness Can Improve Strategy, Too
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Mindfulness meditation — the practice of cultivating deliberate focused attention on the present moment – has caught on as a way to bring focus, authenticity, and intention to the practice of leadership. Harvard Business Review contributors Daniel …

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Mind Over Matter? Mindfulness Meditation For Pain Management
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Mindfulness meditation is a cognitive practice that involves paying full attention to whatever internal and external experiences are occurring in the present moment, as you experience them. It is a technique that combines focused attention on breathing …

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Benefits of Mindfulness May Be Overstated
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Mindfulness is the hot new trend in mental health, but a recent study says the scientific community might be overselling its effectiveness. Mindfulness, as Nature defines it, “is the practice of being aware of thoughts and feelings without judging them …

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The benefits of mindfulness are probably overrated, research suggests
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You can barely open your Facebook feed these days without hearing about the benefits of mindfulness. Taking time out of our busy days to be 'in the moment' and sit with our feelings for a few minutes has been shown to make us less stressed, reduce …

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Mindfulness works – which is why I'm implementing it at my university
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One of the biggest reports into the impact of “mindfulness”, by Oxford University no less, has found that the calmness of mind that it brings can be more effective in combating depression and anxiety than the traditional remedy of pills. The regular …

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Has mindfulness helped improve your mental health? Share your story
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These days most people know someone who in an effort to destress has tried some form of meditation, a popular form being mindfulness. But does it actually work? So far, it seems, the jury is still out. But a new study, looking specifically at …

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3 Steps to Mindfulness — Improving Joy, Performance and Results
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In the poster are five wonderful quotes from the “Mother of mindfulness,” Ellen Langer. I had the enormous pleasure of meeting Ellen at the Happiness and Its Causes conference several years ago and was able to spend a little time with her. She is amazing!

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Is Mindfulness Overrated?
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Every other week, it seems, another study is published touting the benefits of mindfulness. The power of learning to be here now has been linked to mental-health improvements for just about everyone, with specific studies finding evidence for benefits …

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