Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy may improve mood, emotional regulation, well-being, and functioning in people with bipolar disorder, according to a new study published in the February issue of CNS Neurosciences & Therapeutics.
Meditation programs in four Madison, Wisconsin schools are so successful that the school district is asking for more, says neuroscientist Richard Davidson. Davidson, who is speaking at the University of B.C. today, says meditation helps kids become kinder and pay better attention.
"Bridging the Hearts and Minds of Youth: Mindfulness in Clinical Practice, Education and Research," a professional mindfulness and youth conference, will take place in San Diego this weekend (Feb. 4-5, 2012).