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Six mindfulness tips to combat holiday stress

...it is commuting or traveling, eating or talking, sitting around or doing chores, each of these activities presents an opportunity for mindfulness. Here are six easy ways to integrate mindfulness...

...it is commuting or traveling, eating or talking, sitting around or doing chores, each of these activities presents an opportunity for mindfulness. Here are six easy ways to integrate mindfulness...

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Previously on Scope, we've written about the prevalence of burnout among medical students and the use of mindfulness-based programs to help physicians facing similar situations. Now, a study conducted at...

Previously on Scope, we've written about the prevalence of burnout among medical students and the use of mindfulness-based programs to help physicians facing similar situations. Now, a study conducted at...

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It's fitting to be flagging a Scientific American article on the benefits of quality-of-life-enhancing practices such as time away from work, mindfulness meditation, and nature walks as I prepare to...

It's fitting to be flagging a Scientific American article on the benefits of quality-of-life-enhancing practices such as time away from work, mindfulness meditation, and nature walks as I prepare to...

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...Previously: Stanford establishes ‘banking system’ to help faculty balance their professional and personal lives, How mindfulness-based therapies can improve attention and health, Ommmmm… Mindfulness therapy appears to help prevent depression...

...Previously: Stanford establishes ‘banking system’ to help faculty balance their professional and personal lives, How mindfulness-based therapies can improve attention and health, Ommmmm… Mindfulness therapy appears to help prevent depression...

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...a recent WIRED article discussing how meditation and mindfulness are being promoted and used by Silicon Valley types as a way to increase productivity.) But I would argue that anything...

...a recent WIRED article discussing how meditation and mindfulness are being promoted and used by Silicon Valley types as a way to increase productivity.) But I would argue that anything...

...for managing holiday stress and anxiety, Study offers insights into how yoga eases stress and Study shows mindfulness may reduce cancer patients’ anxiety and depression Photo by Bliss Flow Yoga...

...for managing holiday stress and anxiety, Study offers insights into how yoga eases stress and Study shows mindfulness may reduce cancer patients’ anxiety and depression Photo by Bliss Flow Yoga...

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...area of the brain may be able to light up for altruistic reasons. "There are many neuroscientists out there looking at mindfulness, but not a lot who are studying compassion,"...

...area of the brain may be able to light up for altruistic reasons. "There are many neuroscientists out there looking at mindfulness, but not a lot who are studying compassion,"...

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...preparing the study for publication. Her work and that of University of Wisconsin's Richard Davidson, PhD, was recently featured in the documentary "Free the Mind." Previously: Using mindfulness therapies to...

...preparing the study for publication. Her work and that of University of Wisconsin's Richard Davidson, PhD, was recently featured in the documentary "Free the Mind." Previously: Using mindfulness therapies to...

...years. They had beneficial gene profiles even before performing their routines in the lab, suggesting that the techniques had resulted in long term changes to their genes. Previously: How mindfulness-based...

...years. They had beneficial gene profiles even before performing their routines in the lab, suggesting that the techniques had resulted in long term changes to their genes. Previously: How mindfulness-based...

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...either a mindfulness-based cognitive therapy group or traditional treatment program. Individuals in the mindfulness treatment groups completed in-class exercises, such as "body scanning," where they focused on pain, tension and...

...either a mindfulness-based cognitive therapy group or traditional treatment program. Individuals in the mindfulness treatment groups completed in-class exercises, such as "body scanning," where they focused on pain, tension and...

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...the questions submitted in a future entry on Scope. How mindfulness-based therapies can improve attention and health: The cover story of the latest issue of Scientific American focuses on the...

...the questions submitted in a future entry on Scope. How mindfulness-based therapies can improve attention and health: The cover story of the latest issue of Scientific American focuses on the...

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...began teaching the Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction program at the University of Massachusetts Medical School to present day. In the past three decades, have shown that mindfulness-based therapies can be useful...

...began teaching the Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction program at the University of Massachusetts Medical School to present day. In the past three decades, have shown that mindfulness-based therapies can be useful...

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...mindfulness meditation. For example, a recent study of smokers trying to quit showed how mindfulness disrupts the functional connectivity of the craving network in the brain. The thing I most...

...mindfulness meditation. For example, a recent study of smokers trying to quit showed how mindfulness disrupts the functional connectivity of the craving network in the brain. The thing I most...

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...psychosocial stress can impact biological processes and development of diseases, such as cancer. Previously: Stanford health psychologist Kelly McGonigal discusses how stress shapes us, Study shows mindfulness may reduce cancer...

...psychosocial stress can impact biological processes and development of diseases, such as cancer. Previously: Stanford health psychologist Kelly McGonigal discusses how stress shapes us, Study shows mindfulness may reduce cancer...

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...minutes a day with weekly training sessions; the rest spent the same amount of time in mindfulness meditation, which included yoga, stretching, walking and other activities with an instructor and...

...minutes a day with weekly training sessions; the rest spent the same amount of time in mindfulness meditation, which included yoga, stretching, walking and other activities with an instructor and...

...in brain image technology, and popular interest. "There are many neuroscientists out there looking at mindfulness, but not a lot who are studying compassion," Knutson said. "The Buddhist view of...

...in brain image technology, and popular interest. "There are many neuroscientists out there looking at mindfulness, but not a lot who are studying compassion," Knutson said. "The Buddhist view of...

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