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2014-04-22 16:26:10

The beta social experiment asks people to adopt a mindful approach to using technology and social media through photography NORTHAMPTON, Mass., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Are we living in the moment - or just recording and sharing arbitrary experiences on social media? Publisher More Than Sound (morethansound.net) launched MindfulFilter, a social experiment that invites people to take and share photos with intention and purpose. The campaign's goal is to offer people a framework...

2014-04-18 08:21:56

HOUSTON, April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The finding that "Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) reduces depressive symptoms, improves affective control, and improves mindfulness self-efficiency" are not surprising to the Meehl Foundation DBT therapists, who have been using DBT since the start of the foundation in 2005. The step-by-step process of emotional regulation is a core component of DBT rarely taught to the general public let alone people with mental illness. "A randomized,...

2014-04-16 08:26:34

Buddhism-Themed Indie Film, Written/Directed by Gary T. McDonald and Produced by DKZ Films, Resonates with Diverse Bay Area Filmgoers LOS ANGELES, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- "The Fourth Noble Truth" took home the coveted Audience Award for Best American Independent Film from the 17(th) Sonoma International Film Festival on April 6, 2014. The film stars Harry Hamlin (2013 Emmy Nominee for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series for "Mad Men") and Kristen Kerr ("Strictly...

2014-04-04 23:27:46

New England communities soar to new heights on Saturday, April 5th, from 9am-5pm at the Boys and Girls Club of Worcester (65 Tainter Street) by participating in the first annual New England’s Mindful Kids Yogathon hosted by Ivy Child International, open to all children and anyone young at heart. Special programs to also include mindfulness for caregivers and yoga for children with special needs. Worcester, MA (PRWEB) April 04, 2014 “Every child is a superhero.” That is what Ivy...

Meditation Used As Object Of Medical Research
2014-04-03 16:12:27

Brown University Mindfulness is always personal and often spiritual, but the meditation experience does not have to be subjective. Advances in methodology are allowing researchers to integrate mindfulness experiences with brain imaging and neural signal data to form testable hypotheses about the science — and the reported mental health benefits — of the practice. A team of Brown University researchers, led by junior Juan Santoyo, will present their research approach at 2:45 p.m on...

2014-04-01 13:59:22

Curriculum changes, resilience training lowers anxiety, SLU research shows Removing pressure from medical school while teaching students skills to manage stress and bounce back from adversity improves their mental health and boosts their academic achievement, Saint Louis University research finds. Stuart Slavin, M.D., M.Ed., associate dean for curriculum at SLU School of Medicine, is the lead author of the paper, which is published the April edition of Academic Medicine. The problem of...

2014-03-28 23:03:56

JUNGA WORLD LLC, a multimedia startup, teaches mindfulness and compassion through pop music and cutting edge animation. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) March 28, 2014 There’s a new revolution quietly brewing in the entertainment industry, led by artists who seek authenticity over applause, and sincerity over spectacle. These artists are collaborating with a common goal: to create new, positive role models for kids. Confronted with technology evolving at breakneck speeds, these rebels are...

2014-03-27 23:33:48

On April 10, Beth Shaw, founder of YogaFit®, will be holding a 4-hour Meditation and Mindfulness training session at the Mind Body Fitness Conference in Morristown, NJ. Attendees will learn first-hand from leader of Mind Body Fitness education how to meditate and how to teach their students. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 On April 10, Beth Shaw, founder of YogaFit®, will be holding a 4-hour Meditation and Mindfulness training session at the Mind Body Fitness...

2014-03-27 23:29:29

Ivy Child International, a non-profit in Worcester, MA is pleased to announce the first New England’s Mindful Kids Yogathon on April 5 - a first of its kind event that focuses on teaching children how to cope with challenging situations through yoga, mindfulness, meditation, and multicultural education workshops. Worcester, MA (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 The debut Mindful Kids Yogathon will be held at the Boys & Girls Club of Worcester from 9am-5pm at their beautiful facility on 65...

2014-03-24 23:01:10

YogaFit® Training Systems Worldwide is proud to announce the release of the YogaFit® YogaLean DVD, a new program designed for weight loss, emphasizing the yogic practices of breathing, meditation and mindfulness. Through the intentions of YogaLean, viewers gain a sense of their bodies, regardless of the size, by living in “Lean Consciousness” which teaches them how to listen to the needs of their bodies so that they feel the difference and stay in optimal health. Los Angeles,...


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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'