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Marines studying mindfulness-based training

CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. — The U.S. Marine Corps, known for turning out some of the military's toughest warriors, is studying how to make its troops even tougher through meditative practices, yoga-type stretching and exercises based on mindfulness.

Via Luis Valdes
Larry Klein's insight:

West Point Military Academy has a Biofeedback Lab, and Inna Khazan, PhD Clinical Psychologist Instructor of Psychology, Harvard Medical School has written an important book: "The Clinical Handbook of Biofeedback: A Step-by-Step Guide for Training and Practice with Mindfulness"
A practical guide to the clinical use of biofeedback, integrating powerful mindfulness techniques.
* A definitive desk reference for the use of peripheral biofeedback techniques in psychotherapeutic settings, backed by a wealth of clinical research
* Introduces mindfulness and acceptance techniques and shows how these methods can be incorporated into biofeedback practice
* Step-by-step instructions provide everything a clinician needs to integrate biofeedback and mindfulness including protocols, exemplar logs for tracking symptoms, and sample scripts for mindfulness exercises
* Includes scientifically robust treatment protocols for a range of common problems including headaches, hypertension and chronic pain

Inna will teach at the Biofeedback Federation of Europe in Venice in February a 2-day Workshop: Mindfulness and Acceptance Approach to Biofeedback
Invited Talk: Meditation and Biofeedback: Combining Eastern Traditions with Western Gadgets

Take note that I am neither a beneficiary of Harvard Medical School nor Wiley Publishers!

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Positive Psychology | TED Talk

Positive Psychology | TED Talk | MrSportPsych |
Was talking to Lindsay this morning about a recent podcast discussing positive psychology and remembered really enjoying the TED Talk below. A very dense talk and found the explanation of the framing of success and happiness very interesting.

Via TOLLEC Bernard
Larry Klein's insight:

A great practical funny clear concise talk on how to increase happiness, using Positive Psychology - Brilliant

Kasia Hein-Peters's curator insight, April 14, 2013 2:08 PM

Very nice presentation on positive psychology.

Larry Klein's comment, April 14, 2013 4:06 PM
A great practical funny clear concise talk on how to increase happiness, Positive Psychology - Brilliant