Latest Mindfulness Stories

2010-06-02 10:30:27

People who meditate regularly find pain less unpleasant because their brains anticipate the pain less, a new study has found.

2010-04-15 08:19:08

Some of us need regular amounts of coffee or other chemical enhancers to make us cognitively sharper.

2010-04-07 14:23:20

Virginia Tech is one of few universities to integrate mindfulness meditation into its Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT) program curriculum, according to Eric McCollum, professor of human development and MFT program director in the National Capital Region.

2010-02-16 10:09:57

A University of Pennsylvania-led study in which training was provided to a high-stress US military group preparing for deployment to Iraq has demonstrated a positive link between mindfulness training, or MT, and improvements in mood and working memory.

2009-12-03 19:00:00

A doctoral thesis carried out at the University of Granada has proved that a mental training based on mindfulness –an emotional self-regulating tool that consists in focusing on what we are doing, thinking about or feeling at every moment- helps to fight against psychological diseases such as anxiety, depression, concern or complaints about health, very common among secondary education teachers, and is very positive for emotional regulation.

2009-11-30 07:00:00

BOSTON, Massachusetts, November 30 /PRNewswire/ -- MindFree Ventures, the stress management software specialists, has launched 'Stillness Buddy - Stress Reduction', a unique application designed to help office workers and home computer users feel less stressed and work more productively. Stillness Buddy creates very short on-screen breaks, which encourage 'moments of stillness' and 'mindfulness pauses' at regular intervals during the day. Users decide on the duration and frequency...

2009-11-10 18:25:18

Living with pain is stressful, but a surprisingly short investment of time in mental training can help you cope.

2009-10-01 13:22:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Joshua Ehrlich, Ph.D., will be a featured speaker at The Conference Board's Leadership Excellence Week on October 21.

Word of the Day
  • Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.
The word 'marcescent' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to wither'.