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Mindfulness can help you to be more present, live more, love more, laugh more.
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Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy Improves Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy Improves Posttraumatic Stress Disorder | Mindfulness for Everyday Living | Scoop.it
Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT) can provide significant and clinically meaningful improvement in posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms. (RT @CognitiveTherap: Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy Improves Posttraumatic ...
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7 Tips For Bringing Mindfulness To Your Work Day

7 Tips For Bringing Mindfulness To Your Work Day | Mindfulness for Everyday Living | Scoop.it
What if I told you that no matter how much you may dislike going to work and wish you were sunning yourself on a tropical beach, you actually have the potential to transform any job into a more

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Mindful of exam stress

Mindful of exam stress | Mindfulness for Everyday Living | Scoop.it
WITH the Leaving and Junior Certificate exams looming, stress levels among teenagers are surely stratospheric.
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Great article on students using mindfulness to support their academic success.

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» New to Mindfulness? How to Get Started - World of Psychology

» New to Mindfulness? How to Get Started - World of Psychology | Mindfulness for Everyday Living | Scoop.it
If you’re new to mindfulness, you likely already have some understanding of what it is and its benefits. But how do you start practicing mindfulness? (RT @PsychCentral: New to Mindfulness?
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The Benefits Of Mindfulness And Meditation For Kids

The Benefits Of Mindfulness And Meditation For Kids | Mindfulness for Everyday Living | Scoop.it
As more adults turn to mindfulness practices like yoga and meditation to combat mounting stress in their own lives (91 percent of Americans experienced stress in the month of March, according to a Huffington Post survey), they're also experimenting...
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Mindfulness: The Third Wave in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy.

Mindfulness: The Third Wave in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy. | Mindfulness for Everyday Living | Scoop.it
What is Mindfulness Therapy? We explore the theory behind mindfulness, and how it can be applied to mental health problems and CBT. Mindfulness has its roots in Eastern meditation practices which are thousands of years old.
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How Mindfulness Training Could Help People With PTSD Symptoms - Huffington Post

How Mindfulness Training Could Help People With PTSD Symptoms - Huffington Post | Mindfulness for Everyday Living | Scoop.it
CBS News How Mindfulness Training Could Help People With PTSD Symptoms Huffington Post Stretching, deep breathing and other mindfulness practices could help decrease PTSD symptoms among people at high risk for the condition, according to a small...
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Wherever You Go, 'Here' You Are - PsychCentral.com (blog)

Wherever You Go, 'Here' You Are - PsychCentral.com (blog) | Mindfulness for Everyday Living | Scoop.it
Wherever You Go, 'Here' You Are PsychCentral.com (blog) “Jon Kabat-Zinn wrote a wonderful book, Wherever You Go, There You Are, but perhaps it's more accurate to say, 'Wherever you go, here you are.' At any given moment, whether you're waiting at a...
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Mindfulness meditation training changes brain structure in eight weeks

Mindfulness meditation training changes brain structure in eight weeks | Mindfulness for Everyday Living | Scoop.it
Participating in an 8-week mindfulness meditation program appears to make measurable changes in brain regions associated with memory, sense of self, empathy and stress.

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David McGavock's curator insight, June 1, 2013 1:09 AM

This is my experience. It's good to see that reasearch bears it out. Try it.

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Mindful Eating Craving Control - PsychCentral.com (blog)

Mindful Eating Craving Control
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Mindful eating, as I see it, isn't just about savoring. It's also about having a certain kind of skill-set.
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Mindfulness Made Simple

Mindfulness Made Simple | Mindfulness for Everyday Living | Scoop.it
Mindfulness is easy: Stop. Breathe. Think about your thinking.

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ozziegontang's curator insight, April 2, 2013 10:12 AM

An enjoyable read. A reflection that like any training in athletics, Mindfulness is a practice. Jung put it this way: The mind reflects the body reflects the mind.  It is about: Stop, Breathe, and observe your thinking.

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Meditation must be available on the NHS, says Mental Health Foundation

Meditation must be available on the NHS, says Mental Health Foundation | Mindfulness for Everyday Living | Scoop.it
The national charity, the Mental Health Foundation, has today released a report calling for people who suffer repeated episodes of depression to be offered Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT).
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Mindfulness meditation recommneded by the Mental Health Foundation but is not widely available through the NHS. Why?

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Mindfulness & Neural Integration: Daniel Siegel, MD (19 min) - ACEs Connection

Mindfulness & Neural Integration: Daniel Siegel, MD (19 min) - ACEs Connection | Mindfulness for Everyday Living | Scoop.it
This talk examines how relationships and reflection support the development of resilience in children and serve as the basic '3 R's of a new internal educatio… (Mindfulness & Neural Integration: Daniel Siegel, MD (19 min)
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» Even Without Stress, PTSD Effects Persist in Brain Regions - Psych Central News

» Even Without Stress, PTSD Effects Persist in Brain Regions - Psych Central News | Mindfulness for Everyday Living | Scoop.it
Emerging research on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) finds that specific areas of the brain may show effects of trauma even in non-stressful (“@IntraSpectrum: Emerging research on how PTSD affects the brain.
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What’s the Difference Between Mindfulness, Mindfulness Meditation & Basic Meditation?

What’s the Difference Between Mindfulness, Mindfulness Meditation & Basic Meditation? | Mindfulness for Everyday Living | Scoop.it
Living mindfully, living consciously—having a beacon such as love, peace or ease guide our every decision and action, rather than allowing ego to run on autopilot and make decisions from a fear-based, scarcity mentality—is how we apply...

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10 Steps to Mindfulness: How to Live in the Moment

10 Steps to Mindfulness: How to Live in the Moment | Mindfulness for Everyday Living | Scoop.it
Being present is the only way to enjoy life to the fullest. By being mindful, you enjoy your food, friends and family more. Here, the path to mindfulness.

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Benefits of Mindfulness

How mindfulness can help you to be happier, healthier and live life fully.
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A sweet little video on the benefits of mindfulness. 

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3 Simple Ways To Be More Mindful At Work

3 Simple Ways To Be More Mindful At Work | Mindfulness for Everyday Living | Scoop.it
A company is only as healthy as its employees. Mindfulness creates healthier and happier workers, healthier and happier people. As I state in my seminars, mindfulness at work isn't just a work skill or a life skill -- it is a new way of existing.
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Pledge to improve chronic pain care

Pledge to improve chronic pain care | Mindfulness for Everyday Living | Scoop.it
Patients suffering from chronic pain in Scotland will receive improved specialist care, the country's Health Secretary Alex Neil promises. (Time for health psychology - CBT and mindfulness?
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Help Your Child Reduce Stress and Build Confidence

Help Your Child Reduce Stress and Build Confidence | Mindfulness for Everyday Living | Scoop.it
Therapist and Blogger Emily Roberts gives three tools to help reduce anxiety and build confidence in kids.
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PTSD: Mindfulness Exercises Improve Symptoms, Cortisol Level - Medscape

PTSD: Mindfulness Exercises Improve Symptoms, Cortisol Level Medscape Mindfulness-based stretching and deep breathing exercises (MBX) may elicit symptom relief in intensive care unit nurses with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), a new study...
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Smoke Mindfully to Quit Mindfully : Day 7: Change How You Enlighten - PsychCentral.com (blog)

Smoke Mindfully to Quit Mindfully : Day 7: Change How You Enlighten - PsychCentral.com (blog) | Mindfulness for Everyday Living | Scoop.it
Smoke Mindfully to Quit Mindfully : Day 7: Change How You Enlighten
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Smoking is pyrotechnics: the cigarette is a fuse, your lungs a bomb of pleasure and worry. Today's objective is to change how you set yourself on fire.
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You cannot change while you are unconscious what you make councious is change.

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Mindfulness Therapy Shows Promise As PTSD Treatment - Health News - redOrbit

Mindfulness Therapy Shows Promise As PTSD Treatment - Health News - redOrbit | Mindfulness for Everyday Living | Scoop.it
In a new study of veterans suffering from PTSD, researchers found that patients who engaged in mindfulness exercises, such as meditation, stretching, and acceptance of uncomfortable thoughts and emotions, experienced a reduction in PTSD symptoms.
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Mindfulness proven as effective at treating depression as medication: Study

Mindfulness proven as effective at treating depression as medication: Study | Mindfulness for Everyday Living | Scoop.it
Mindfulness proven as effective at treating depression as medication: Study (Mindfulness proven as effective at treating depression as medication: Study http://t.co/PZoRRb9XPO)...
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NHS recognises that mindfulness meditation is good for depression

NHS recognises that mindfulness meditation is good for depression | Mindfulness for Everyday Living | Scoop.it
Mia Hansson: Scientists have now discovered how mindfulness meditation can give patients control over levels of depression, anxiety and chronic pain (NHS recognition of mindfulness meditation is good for depression
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