Last Friday I attended a one-day conference called Practicing Mindfulness & Compassion, put on by Cal’s Greater Good Science Center in Berkeley. The purpose of the day was to look into ways that mindfulness practice… Read More »Does Mindfulness Increase Compassion?
by Michael W. Taft Does anything in the world feel as good as yoga class? Think about the slow, deliberate way you get worked into a posture, adjustment by adjustment, through a brand of practical… Read More »Four Ways that Mindfulness Can Enhance Your Yoga to Make You Feel Awesome
From ScienceDaily People suffering from chronic inflammatory conditions, such as rheumatoid arthritis, inflammatory bowel disease and asthma — in which psychological stress plays a major role — may benefit from mindfulness meditation techniques, according to… Read More »Mindfulness Meditation May Relieve Chronic Inflammation
From GoodTherapy Mental health problems among homeless youth are nearly ten times the rates found in youth living in stable homes. Homeless youth, classified as children up to their early twenties, live in shelters, foster… Read More »Mindfulness Meditation Empowers Homeless Youth
By Patrick Hruby -The Washington Times While preparing for overseas deployment with the U.S. Marines late last year, Staff Sgt. Nathan Hampton participated in a series of training exercises held at Camp Pendleton, Calif., designed… Read More »Marines Expanding Use of Meditation Training
By Dian Land for University of Wisconsin-Madison News Meditation can change the way a person experiences pain, according to a new study by UW–Madison neuroscientists. The researchers found that during a pain experiment, expert meditators… Read More »Meditation Expertise Changes Experience of Pain
From ScienceBlog A new study has found that participating in an 8-week meditation training program can have measurable effects on how the brain functions even when someone is not actively meditating. In their report in… Read More »Meditation Makes Lasting Change in Brain
From Science Codex COLUMBUS, Ohio – Eating mindfully, or consuming food in response to physical cues of hunger and fullness, is just as effective as adhering to nutrition-based guidelines in reducing weight and blood sugar… Read More »Diabetes study: ‘Mindful eating’ equals traditional education in lowering weight and blood sugar