Now, elite athletes from Penn State to the NFL champion Seattle Seahawks are using meditation and yoga to enhance performance and avoid destructive habits like dwelling on mistakes.
Education Minister David Laws: 'mindfulness' should be taken seriously in helping to improve pupils' 'attitudes to life'
Read an excerpt from 10% Happier: How I Tamed the Voice in My Head, Reduced Stress Without Losing My Edge, and Found Self-Help That Actually Works—A True Story, by ABC's Dan Harris.
A recent study in Psychological Science suggests that multitasking while eating can dampen our perception of taste, causing us to eat more.
The Oxford Mindfulness Center in the UK is raising funds to support and expand its mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT) program.
McConaughey gives a tip of the a hat to the science of gratitude in his acceptance speech for best actor at the Oscars.
Six yoga teachers will get full scholarship to this 12-month mindfulness training program.
Washington Post Magazine explores how mindfulness meditation is helping prisoners learn the connection between thoughts, feelings, impulses, and behaviours.
David Marshall's documentary film about a hospice class in Rochester, New York, where students learn to care for dying, is making its way to South By Southwest next month.
As a powerful industry grows around the practice, The Guardian asks: does mindfulness really work?
Now on newsstands: The December issue of Mindful magazine. Check out the online extras on Mindful.org.
Here's a selection:
Elisha Goldstein: Debunking the 5 common myths about mindfulness meditation.
Ed Halliwell: Am I Doing This Right?
Janice Marturano: Mindfulness at Work.
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This simple act has the
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Thoughts racing around like a hamster trapped in a wheel? Take 5 deep breaths, expanding on the inbreath and slowing on the outbreath.
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Can't sleep? Make a deal with yourself: I'll worry or plan in the morning. Shift attention to happier things. Have compassion for yourself.
Don't fall into the self-esteem trap. There's no need to feel extra-special or over the top. Connect with who you are in any given moment.
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