When depression hits, can meditating help you work through it? Maybe, but not always. Psychologists weigh in on when mindfulness therapies can (and can’t) help to ease depression.→
Harvard researchers use brain scans to explore how 8-weeks of training in present-moment awareness might break the cycle of self-rumination.→
You can’t push away a panic attack. But what happens when you let it play out? Writer and mindfulness teacher Ed Halliwell on how mindfulness helps him navigate anxiety and depression.→
A new study suggests that compassion training may buffer against the detrimental effects of high-stress medical training, particularly for those prone to depression.→
Fifteen years after Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy was introduced to the world, this groundbreaking treatment only reaches a small percentage of people suffering from depression. Two innovators want to change that.→
Mindfulness teacher Ed Halliwell shares how he came to meditation after coping with anxiety and depression.→
The more periods of low moods we have in life, the more likely we are to fall back into them again.
Here’s a mindfulness practice to break the cycle of ruminating thoughts that keep us stuck.
Some habitual ways of thinking can keep us stuck in a negative loop. Cultivating awareness of these “mind traps” can help you shift your attention.→
If you take up the practice of meditation, the journey will go far beyond stress reduction, writes Ed Halliwell. Here are some of the qualities you’ll discover and explore as you travel.→
New research suggests combining mindfulness meditation and running into a mental health program could help reduce depression.→