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Mindfulness therapy works as well as antidepressant drugs, say experts

Mindfulness therapy works as well as antidepressant drugs, say experts | Mindful | Scoop.it
People who suffer from depression might be able to stave off a relapse just as effectively by practising mindfulness therapy as they would be by taking anti-depressant drugs.

A meta-analysis into the effectiveness of the treatment, conducted by Oxford University, has found that Mindfulness Based Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (MCBT) can control depression as well as mood-boosting drugs.
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Harvard is launching a center for studying happiness

Harvard is launching a center for studying happiness | Mindful | Scoop.it
The new center — part of Harvard's renowned public health school — will look at happiness in all its forms.
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How To Slow Down & Stay Present—Even Under Major Stress

How To Slow Down & Stay Present—Even Under Major Stress | Mindful | Scoop.it
We generally experience less stress and fewer struggles in life when we move and speak slowly and mindfully. In other words, speeding through the day and multitasking along the way causes mishaps, oversights, stres and suffering. Here's how to stay present even at the most stressful of moments.
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Meditation tips: How to exercise your brain according to a life coach

Meditation tips: How to exercise your brain according to a life coach | Mindful | Scoop.it
The best way to deal with stress is to train your mind to appreciate the present, says life coach Rebecca Hass.
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How Meditation Changes the Brain and Body

How Meditation Changes the Brain and Body | Mindful | Scoop.it
A new study suggests there’s some science behind the claims made for mindfulness meditation.
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The Shapeshifting Mind, & What to Do about It.

The Shapeshifting Mind, & What to Do about It. | Mindful | Scoop.it
Just as tea takes the shape of whatever container it’s poured into, the mind tends to assume the shape of whatever thought, emotion or sensation captures its
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Ivon Prefontaine, PhD's curator insight, April 22, 2016 12:47 PM
The world shapesus and it is important to be aware of what is emerging.
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Kafka on Taoism, the Nature of Reality, and the Truth of Human Life

Kafka on Taoism, the Nature of Reality, and the Truth of Human Life | Mindful | Scoop.it
"Reality is never and nowhere more accessible than in the immediate moment of one’s own life. It’s only there that it can be won or lost."
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Sue Andreas's curator insight, April 20, 2016 5:54 AM
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5 Benefits To Mindfulness at Work - w/ infographic

5 Benefits To Mindfulness at Work - w/ infographic | Mindful | Scoop.it
I’m fairly sure most of us grew up hearing the old refrain “pay attention” or maybe it was another childhood favorite “mind what you’re doing.” And depending on what part of the world you grew up in I’m sure you heard a few other gems whose goal was to get you to stop fidgeting or …
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Scribble away the rage with this breakup-themed coloring book

Scribble away the rage with this breakup-themed coloring book | Mindful | Scoop.it
Creative Collective has released a new adult coloring book, specifically meant to deal with break ups that may not have ended too well.
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Why Meditating At Work Will Make You Better At Your Job

Why Meditating At Work Will Make You Better At Your Job | Mindful | Scoop.it
Mindfulness meditation can improve memory and focus, control emotions, and reduce stress—and, in turn, make you better at your job. Here’s how.
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16 Better Ways to Start Your Day (That Have Nothing to Do With Breakfast)

16 Better Ways to Start Your Day (That Have Nothing to Do With Breakfast) | Mindful | Scoop.it
These 16 morning rituals will help you wake up feeling more alert, more excited to start your day, and more prepared to be productive at work.
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Gratitude Is The Missing Spice

Gratitude Is The Missing Spice | Mindful | Scoop.it
Incorporating a mindfulness practice into all parts of your life including work, relationships and leisure has become th…
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How Your Meditation Routine Is Altering Your DNA

How Your Meditation Routine Is Altering Your DNA | Mindful | Scoop.it
​Most people who meditate do it because it feels good or perhaps because they've heard it's good for their health. Many people, myself included, have intentions to meditate regularly but often find that life gets in the way. But what if we knew that meditation could actually change our DNA in a good way? Would that motivate us to set aside time for it more often?
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Mindful Remedies for Workplace Burnout

Mindful Remedies for Workplace Burnout | Mindful | Scoop.it
It’s no secret that society highly values overachieving and overworking, but the risks are rarely considered until it’s too late and burnout takes over.
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My Meditation Binge, in a Nutshell

My Meditation Binge, in a Nutshell | Mindful | Scoop.it
What happened when T’s online managing editor gave in to a new wellness trend that New Yorkers — especially millennials and young entrepreneurs — can’t seem to get enough of.
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How Mindfulness Empowers Us

Mindfulness allows us to see our thoughts and feelings as they really are, freeing us from old ways of thinking. Want to give it a try? Download Happify’s…
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What I Learned from a Crying Stranger on the Subway (& Pema Chödrön).

What I Learned from a Crying Stranger on the Subway (& Pema Chödrön). | Mindful | Scoop.it
In that moment of understanding, I looked at this woman and unquestionably saw myself.
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The core skill of meditation is showing up

The core skill of meditation is showing up | Mindful | Scoop.it
One of the biggest myths about meditation is that it involves experiencing blissful or "spiritual" states of mind. It doesn't. It's about experiencing and
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Ivon Prefontaine, PhD's curator insight, April 20, 2016 1:01 PM
Thich Nhat Hanh suggests that meditation and mindfulness help us see the extraordinary in the ordinary
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You Cannot Will Your Way To Happiness – You Have To Actually Put In The Work

You Cannot Will Your Way To Happiness – You Have To Actually Put In The Work | Mindful | Scoop.it
The truth about finding happiness is that it’s about lifestyle and mindset – it will never be one or the other.
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Mario Johns's curator insight, April 21, 2016 11:44 AM
Way to happiness as a journey.
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7 Times People Changed Up Their Daily Routine and (Gasp) Lived to Tell the Tale

7 Times People Changed Up Their Daily Routine and (Gasp) Lived to Tell the Tale | Mindful | Scoop.it
Read these seven stories to learn how trying something new and different can make you more productive and feel better about yourself.
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10 Places You Could Be Meditating (But Probably Aren't)

10 Places You Could Be Meditating (But Probably Aren't) | Mindful | Scoop.it
These 10 places will allow you to find a place to meditate while on the go. Whether your goal is to be a regular meditator or to simply meditate to gain peace and calm while stressed, it is important that you do not limit yourself to an only at-home practice.
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Meditation And The Art of Sticking With It

If I had to categorically document the different times that I have started, stopped, and restarted a meditation routine, I could fill the first half of the
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The 5-Minute Task You Can’t Get Done

The 5-Minute Task You Can’t Get Done | Mindful | Scoop.it
You know that task that you can’t get done. Yes, that one. Funny thing is, you know it should only take you 5 minutes to complete. If only you could get around to it. Why does it keep slipping thro…
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Why Google, Target, and General Mills Are Investing in Mindfulness

Why Google, Target, and General Mills Are Investing in Mindfulness | Mindful | Scoop.it
The bottom-line benefits of meditation.
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