16 Sep 2015
September 16, 2015

Why Multitasking Is a Really Bad Thing

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Informative article on why we are better off not multitasking. It makes us slower, less clear and more prone to mistakes for starters. For another, not mentioned in the article, multi-tasking is stressful to the body and actually speeds up cellular aging of your telomeres, the protective ends of the strands of your DNA. Lisa.. read more →

The Huffington Post by Carolyn Gregoire   More than 350 million people globally suffer from depression, and 1 in 13 people around the world have been diagnosed with an anxiety disorder. Overall, the World Health Organization estimates that roughly 450 million people suffer from some form of mental or neurological disorder — and that roughly.. read more →

Technically, Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) is an eight-week educational program designed to cultivate greater mind-body awareness. It can help you live a more adaptive life in the face of stress, pain and illness. Technically. What MBSR delivers on a very personal level is a path to implementing mindfulness into your life. Mindfulness is about present-centered.. read more →

In 1979, Jon Kabat-Zinn founded the Stress Reduction Clinic at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, where he adapted various teachings on mindfulness and developed the Stress Reduction and Relaxation Program. He would soon thereafter structure an eight-week course, adapting it within a scientific context. Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) was born. During that same time,.. read more →

21 May 2015
May 21, 2015

New to Mindfulness?

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If you are new to mindfulness and looking to get a taste of practicing try this –  Literally, S.T.O.P. This is something I use all the time. It is the first practice I recommend to anyone wanting to give mindfulness a try. This is like sticking your baby toe in the water and  can take.. read more →