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Could Mindfulness Prevent Major Depression?

A new study reveals that eight weeks of mindfulness meditation may help to prevent major depressive disorder in people with subclinical depression. Researchers suggest that mindfulness meditation could help to prevent major depression. Subclinical depression, which is also referred to as subthreshold depression, is defined as the presence of depressive symptoms that are not yet severe or persistent enough to warrant a diagnosis

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Mindfulness Meditation Helps To Control Emotions, says study

Anyone looking for a way to control their negative emotions might benefit from some mindfulness meditation, according to a study published in the journal Frontiers in Human Neuroscience. Studies suggest that mindfulness meditation can help to regulate the emotions. The University of California-Berkeley defines mindfulness as: “Maintaining a moment-by-moment awareness of our thoughts, feelings, bodily sensations, and the surrounding environment.” A Harvard Help Guide tells

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How To Achieve A Healthier Happy New Year!

What can you do to ensure that 2018 will be a truly happy year? If there is anything that everyone undoubtedly wants in their life, it is that often elusive feeling of happiness. Famously, a high-profile engineer called Mo Gawdat has even come up with a kind of algorithm for happiness in his book Solve for Happy. “Happiness is equal to

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25 Minutes of Yoga, Meditation ‘Boosts Brain Function, Energy’

Practicing Hatha yoga or mindfulness meditation for just 25 minutes can significantly improve brain function and energy levels, compared with spending 25 minutes quietly reading, according to new research from Canada. Kimberley Luu and associate professor Peter Hall, of the School of Public Health and Health Systems at the University of Waterloo in Ontario, Canada, report their study in the journal Mindfulness.

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How Yoga, Meditation Benefit the Mind and Body

Yoga and meditation have both become increasingly popular in the Western world, and practitioners praise their psychological and physical benefits. Current research also suggests that meditating and doing yoga can boost overall well-being and resilience to stress factors. Increasingly, yoga practice and meditation have been the focus of research aiming to test their benefits. Recently, we have reported on a wealth of

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Five of the Best Meditation Apps: Which One is Right for You?

Between stressful deadlines, family responsibilities, and countless social media notifications, modern life can leave many of us feeling anxious, overwhelmed, and even unhappy. If this sounds like you, meditation may provide an answer – and with meditation apps, you can now carry your own personal mindfulness trainer in your pocket. But which app should you choose? We review our pick

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