Much of the health benefits associated with mindfulnes meditation training is due to the changes that this form of meditation causes in the brain, suggests new research.
Meditation has been identified as a practice that makes you stronger, better and more efficient at work
If you're not already into meditation, there's something slightly comical about trying to do it. You have to think about thinking. Or, stop thinking about thinking!
Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Technique (MBRS) can be incorporated in your daily lifestyle along with physical activity and weight management to reduce the effects of high blood pressure.
It's cheap with a wide range of health benefits - but there's a shortage of teachers and NHS provision is patch.
It's a useful tool, but an army of therapists and counsellors would be needed for mindfulness to have the reach and effectiveness of drug-based interventions. Don't throw away the antidepressants just yet.
The 'three-minute breathing space' exercise is a common introduction to the disciplineIntroductory courses will invite participants to sit comfortably on cushions or a chair, with an erect posture and eyes closed. A common exercise is ...