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5 Meditation Styles for Every Personality

Find your own path to inner peace.<p>Dating all the way back to ancient times, meditation is a practice that teaches you how to connect your mind with your body to reach a state of calm and stillness in the present moment. From dedicated yogis to CEOs to celebrities, the practice has become a part of …

Has Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Had Its Day as a Treatment for Depression in the UK?

With more Brits than ever turning to antidepressants, some experts see the death knell ringing for the treatment.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE UK.</i><p>If you've ever been to your GP with depression, chances are you're aware of, or have been offered, CBT. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, to give …

Mental Health

Future Of Work: Mindfulness As A Leadership Practice

I first learned about mindfulness at the moment I needed it the most: I was referred to the mindfulness work of Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn, professor emeritus of the University of Massachusetts Medical School by my surgeon after breaking both my ankle and top of my foot in an accident. (Disclosure: I am …

Mindfulness

Can You Sit With Yourself Today? 5 Lessons for a Busy Mind | Inc.com

The morning I was to go on a short business trip, my client and friend Barb Schmidt, the author of <i>The Practice: Simple Tools for Managing Stress</i>, <i>Finding Inner Peace, and Uncovering Happiness,</i> shared her TEDx talk with me called, "Is This Seat Taken?"<p>In Barb's talk, I learned that we have more than …

Meditation

Mindfulness meditation can boost your career and help you get a job

Searching for inner peace at work? A Buddhist monk who teaches meditation to Google staff shares his tips for a mindful career<p>Like yoga before it, mindfulness is the latest eastern practice to go thoroughly mainstream in the west. Classes are offered by the NHS for mental wellbeing and schools are …

6 Simple Techniques for Mindfulness Meditation

• Home<br>• Healthy Living<br>• 6 Effective, Simple Techniques for Mindfulness Meditation<p>Life is filled with changes. Children go to college, parents age, illness …

Where Itching Comes From

The science behind what makes people scratch<p>Semanza lived in the Rukungiri region of rural Uganda. He suffered such unbearable itching that continuous scratching with his fingernails did not afford him even temporary relief. His solution was to break a clay pot and use the rough edge of one of its …

Neurology

Today you are one step closer to a new you where you feel empowered and on a positive path to growth and well-being.<p>As a solution-focused therapist, …

Mental Health

What To Do When Your Mind Won't Let You Meditate

As a meditation teacher, people frequently tell me they want to meditate but their mind won't let them. Whenever they try to sit and quiet their …

Meditation Need-to-Know for Beginners

Meditation tips, techniques and practices for the beginner—everything you need to know about meditation to get you started.<p>10<p>SHARES<p>We know what …