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Mindfulness therapy helps prevent drug and alcohol relapse | Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A treatment program incorporating mindfulness meditation is better over the long term than traditional approaches at preventing relapses of drug and alcohol abuse, according to a new study.<p>One year after treatment for substance abuse, far fewer participants who got …

Everything You Need To Know About Meditation

<i>By Jancee Dunn</i><p>"It'll change your life!" my trendier friends say. For the past year, they have been urging me to meditate. "Not my thing," I answer. I'm not good at Zen -- I'm good at running late to an appointment as I fire off five texts. But after a particularly chaotic week in which I reeled …

A Beginner’s Guide to Meditation

With his boyish features, severely parted hair, and perfect anchorman’s baritone, Dan Harris hardly comes off like a meditation guru. But the …

Can compassion meditation make you '10 Percent Happier?'

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The Neurochemistry of Positive Conversations

Why do negative comments and conversations stick with us so much longer than positive ones?<p>A critique from a boss, a disagreement with a colleague, a fight with a friend – the sting from any of these can make you forget a month’s worth of praise or accord. If you’ve been called lazy, careless, or a …

Oregon prison workers: 'Mindfulness' training calms even the most tightly wound

Confronted by a terrible decline in the physical and mental health of corrections officers, the Oregon Department of Corrections reached out to a …

Stressed at work? Meditating really does work - and you'll see a difference in just three days, say researchers

• <b>Researchers found 25 minutes of mindful meditation for three consecutive days alleviated psychological stress</b><p>By<p>Meditating can have an almost instant …

Here’s what I’ve been up to!

Katie Couric<p>Here’s what I’ve been up to! More ><p>America Inside Out with Katie Couric<p>So excited to share the first trailer for my upcoming series …

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Why Is It So Hard to Pay Attention? Or Is It? Curiosity May Be Key to Concentrating

There is a new medication in early clinical trials that will likely revolutionize our ability to pay attention. Interested in learning more? Yes, we all are. The paradox here is that right now, because of this interest, you're paying attention. We naturally pay attention when we are …

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