We all want to be happy but with a lot of distractions and external events, happiness can be difficult to obtain. Here are some really great videos on being happy with life by some really influential people.
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The time coming up to Christmas can be very busy and we sometimes forget to care for ourselves mentally. Here's a short article on how to keep stress down during this busy period.
"Instead, we could use mindfulness meditation to reduce the stress, refocusing our senses to experience our surroundings in a fresh way. That method has been shown to..."
More and more schools are adopting meditation instead of detention when children have been naughty...
"Into a room of pillows and lavender, an elementary school student walks, enraged. He's just been made fun of by another student, an altercation that turned to pushing and name-calling. But rather than detention or the principal's office, his teacher sent..."
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Salesforce Has Created A Tranquil Meditation Space With An Incredible View To Help London Employees Be Mindful
Companies are acknowledging the power of meditation and it's benefits. Salesforce is one of them...
"US tech giant Salesforce has created a meditation room at its UK headquarters in London to help employees be more mindful. The tranquil space — situated on the 30th floor of..."
Mindfulness has been backed up with a lot of scientific evidence proving that mindfulness is an activity anyone can undertake to be more happy with life.
"Put simply, mindfulness means paying attention to the present moment. It draws on eastern meditation traditions and was introduced as a clinical therapy in the 1970s by American professor Jon Kabat-Zinn. Therapeutically, it trains people to focus their minds and understand that negative thoughts may come and go..."
Children being engaged in meditation can have lasting benefits...
"It's not just Brentwood Buddhist Centre that has great things to say about the power of meditation. Scientific research looking into the impact of meditation on happiness, social connection, and compassion, yielded some surprising results according to Dr Emma Seppala...."
Mindfulness does not have to be taken up in life once things aren't looking as positive as one would have hoped. If an individual adopts mindfulness as soon as possible, they are a adopting preventative therapy.
"A research project at the University of Illinois is examining the use of mindfulness therapy in preventing drug abuse relapse among marginalized young adults.
Jordan Davis, a doctoral student in social work at the U. of I., has been awarded a $100,000 grant by the National Institute on Drug Abuse to study the effectiveness of Mindfulness Based Relapse Prevention at helping young adults stay sober after substance use treatment. The institute is a unit within the National Institutes of Health..."
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There are many benefits to children adopting meditation at an early age. Even children undergo stress during their lives and knowing how to relax and think mindfully is the first step...
"Students as young as five are doing daily meditation in class as the mindfulness movement sweeps Victorian schools. Wellbeing workers are becoming more common as schools integrate mental health into learning to improve student wellbeing, grades and social skill..."
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Reaching optimum health while being a victim of allergies/weak immune system is what many would like to achieve.
"If you have seasonal allergies, chances are you've spent plenty of time cruising drugstore aisles looking for relief from allergy symptoms. You know just how wide a variety of medications there are — both over-the-counter (OTC) and prescription — for seasonal allergies.
What's less well known is that you may also be able to get allergy relief by building up your defenses against them. Check out these tips to enhance your immune system and send allergies packing...."
Why Not Book A Place On The Yoga Nutrition Workshop To Find Out More About Holistic Wellbeing
Many of us suffer with allergies and are bombarded daily by by products specifically designed to help ease the symptoms. However, research has shown there are many holistic ways of treating the symptoms..
"Do you dread the change of seasons because you know you will fall victim to relentless itchy eyes and a watery nose? Or maybe you live in constant paranoia of accidentally consuming a food that leaves you stuck in the bathroom for hours?
You don’t have to live like this! Recent research has uncovered the amazing potential of ancestral nutrition to heal the modern plague of allergies...."
Why Not Book A Place On The Yoga Nutrition Workshop To Find Out More About Holistic Wellbeing
Yoga can help people suffering with paroxysmal atrial fibrillation to reduce their blood pressure and can help patients to feel less helpless.
"This was the main finding of a study published in the European Journal of Cardiovascular that compares patients with paroxysmalatrial fibrillation who practiced yoga with patients who did not. Atrial fibrillation (AF) is a condition where the heart pumps blood at an irregular and often abnormally fast rate. This disrupts the flow of blood in the chambers of the heart and increases the risk of blood clots, which can result in..."
Some people can really avoid taking tablets and their side-effects by practicing mindfulness. Whether it is anxiety, depression or back pains - mindfulness is here to help.
"The mindfulness-based technique will find relief with a form of meditation. It involves yoga, body awareness, and focus. People who did this technique showed improvements compared to cognitive behavioral therapy, which also help relieve back pains.
According to Dr. Madhav Goyal, cowriter of an editorial paper of the study said, "This new study is exciting, because here's a technique that doesn't involve taking any pharmaceutical agents, and doesn't involve..."
A lot of research has been carried out on mindfulness and has proved it has many benefits when practiced at work.
"There is an increasingly nuanced understanding of the potential benefits and risks of mindfulness strategies (including meditation and yoga) in the workplace. A recent Harvard Business Review article entitled “How Meditation Benefits CEOs”discusses the empirical research that has established the effectiveness of mindfulness strategies for enhancement of resilience, emotional intelligence, empathy, creativity, and mental focus.
The neuroscience of mindfulness techniques also is more convincing than ever. This research demonstrates that mindfulness techniques can induce..."
Many students are experiencing increased pressure within their university life. Meditation and yoga work fabulously at relieving symptoms of anxiety and depression.
"Wellness programs are becoming increasingly important as students today face an overwhelming amount of pressure and stress at school. And that takes a toll on mental health. Nearly one in 10 college students report experiencing symptoms of depression, according to 2014 research from the University of California, Los Angeles.
Alarming mental health statistics are why Kishor Nayar, a Ph.D. candidate in mechanical engineering, started MIT’s Art of Living club while pursuing his master’s degree . Citing concern over mental health issues and pointing to the stress and isolation he observed on campus, Nayar believes that meditation should..."
Celebrities such as James Corden also take time out of their busy schedule to meditate and help them have a more peaceful life.
"'Late Late Show' host James Corden revealed he has had ''bouts'' of therapy and now meditates every day to keep ''mindful''..."
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Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy has been incorporated into many companies such as EY to reduce stress and anxiety within the workplace.
"Jamie Bristow, Director, The Mindfulness Initiative, who helped the MAPPG conduct the enquiry on mindfulness, says: “The Mindful Nation UK report lays out promising evidence and makes substantive recommendations as to how mindfulness can improve wellbeing and help..."
Further research into the links between glucose levels and mindfulness could in the future lead to better treatment for those with unhealthy glucose levels.
"Dispositional, or "everyday" mindfulness is the inherent trait of being aware of one's present thoughts and feelings. In a new study of 399 people that measured health indicators including dispositional mindfulness and blood glucose, researchers found that..."
A great article that contains practical advice about practicing mindfulness at home or even at work. Mastering meditation can lead to better stress management within your every day life.
"Don't pick up the phone on the first ring. Let it ring three times, stop and breathe and then pick it up. Start to train yourself to use the..."
Yoga has been around for thousands and thousands of years and more people are starting to take it up and implement it into their everyday routine.
"There are many reasons why yoga is becoming popular today. One thing is, your body is like a barometer, it makes you realize some fundamental facts about yourself. If you know how to watch it, it tells you everything about..."