Tag: mindfulness

Oregon Survey Finds Growing Acceptance of Complementary and Alternative Medicine

A new survey of more than 1,000 people with multiple sclerosis finds that an overwhelming majority use complementary and alternative medicine, with many using cannabis. Researchers at Oregon Health & Science University conducted the survey of people in Oregon and Southwest Washington in 2018. The…

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Mindfulness Combined with Hypnotherapy Aids Highly Stressed People, Study Finds

‘Novel intervention’ may be as effective — or more so — as existing treatments, Baylor University researcher says A new treatment for stress which combines mindfulness with hypnotherapy has shown positive results in a Baylor University pilot study. The intervention is called “mindful hypnotherapy.” “Mindfulness…

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Mindfulness Training Shows Promise for People with Multiple Sclerosis

New research suggests mindfulness training may help multiple sclerosis patients in two very different ways: regulating negative emotions and improving processing speed. People with MS who underwent the four-week mindfulness training not only improved more compared to those who did nothing – they also improved…

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Study Finds Tai-Chi-based Mindfulness Training Reduced ADHD Symptoms in Children

Findings suggest motor control may be a biomarker that could be targeted by the mindful movement intervention to improve behavior in children with ADHD Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a highly prevalent neurodevelopmental disorder affecting between 8-10 percent of school-age children. In a recent study published…

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Schools Across US Find More Success With Yoga, Mindfulness Classes Than Detention, Punishment

By Elias Marat An increasing number of schools across the country are introducing mindfulness practice and yoga classes to address student anxiety, tardiness, and disruptions. The alternative approach to school discipline seeks to address student misbehavior by addressing one of its root causes —namely, allowing…

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Stressed at School? Art Therapy Reduces Stress Headaches In Teenage Girls

Teenagers report higher levels of stress than adults, and cite school as the highest contributing factor, according to the American Psychological Association’s annual report. A summary from 2013 concluded that while stress among Americans was not new, “what’s troubling is the stress outlook for teens…

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Mass Meditation Leads to More Societal Peace, New Study Shows

Researchers find group meditation can positively impact society. The group practice of the Transcendental Meditation® and TM-Sidhi® programs in Cambodia between 1993 and 2008 was associated with a 96.2% decline in sociopolitical violence in that war-torn country compared to violence in the preceding three years,…

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