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Addressing mental health struggles among health care workers

...stress In this piece, Hui Qi Tong, PhD, a clinical associate professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences who directs the Mindfulness Program at the Stanford Center for Integrative Medicine, speaks...

...stress In this piece, Hui Qi Tong, PhD, a clinical associate professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences who directs the Mindfulness Program at the Stanford Center for Integrative Medicine, speaks...

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Mental health hygiene can improve mood, decrease stress

...and providing emotional stability," said Hui Qi Tong, PhD, a Stanford Medicine clinical associate professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences who directs the Mindfulness Program at the Stanford Center for...

...and providing emotional stability," said Hui Qi Tong, PhD, a Stanford Medicine clinical associate professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences who directs the Mindfulness Program at the Stanford Center for...

New approach effectively relieves chronic low back pain

...about the science of pain, mindfulness principles, and the relaxation response. With the help of an instructor, patients then translate their new skills and knowledge into a personalized plan to...

...about the science of pain, mindfulness principles, and the relaxation response. With the help of an instructor, patients then translate their new skills and knowledge into a personalized plan to...

Program improves resilience for parents of kids with autism

...autism benefit from a program of scientifically backed strategies to build acceptance, mindfulness, optimism and resilience -- and to improve family relationships. "Parents of kids with autism experience more parenting-related...

...autism benefit from a program of scientifically backed strategies to build acceptance, mindfulness, optimism and resilience -- and to improve family relationships. "Parents of kids with autism experience more parenting-related...

Reducing falls for older adults: How physical activity keeps you balanced

...engage with others, lose weight, practice mindfulness, prevent chronic diseases, like diabetes and heart disease, and achieve better health.  Participate only in exercises that you feel stable and comfortable doing....

...engage with others, lose weight, practice mindfulness, prevent chronic diseases, like diabetes and heart disease, and achieve better health.  Participate only in exercises that you feel stable and comfortable doing....

Meditation can counter mental stress on college campuses, experts say

...led a recently published study that evaluated the benefits for undergraduates of three well-being programs: SKY Campus Happiness; Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction, and Foundations of Emotional Intelligence. The SKY program was...

...led a recently published study that evaluated the benefits for undergraduates of three well-being programs: SKY Campus Happiness; Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction, and Foundations of Emotional Intelligence. The SKY program was...

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Animated video helps kids weather the COVID-19 pandemic

...to focus on kids' feelings of loneliness, and how they can use mindfulness techniques, such as calm breathing, to help manage their emotions. Faculty at the Harvard T.H. Chan School...

...to focus on kids' feelings of loneliness, and how they can use mindfulness techniques, such as calm breathing, to help manage their emotions. Faculty at the Harvard T.H. Chan School...

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“Your health is paramount”: The mental health of health care workers during COVID-19

...a movie, read a book or exercise. Talking to others about worries, or learning self-calming practices, such as mindfulness meditation, also can help, the experts said -- though they acknowledged...

...a movie, read a book or exercise. Talking to others about worries, or learning self-calming practices, such as mindfulness meditation, also can help, the experts said -- though they acknowledged...

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Feeling anxious about the coronavirus? A Stanford psychiatrist offers tips

...again like any kind of exercise, or meditation or mindfulness. Try deep-breathing exercises or just take a walk out in nature. Take a little time more time to yourself to...

...again like any kind of exercise, or meditation or mindfulness. Try deep-breathing exercises or just take a walk out in nature. Take a little time more time to yourself to...

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Will antidepressants work? Brain activity can help predict

...mindfulness training -- to help individuals become treatment responsive to antidepressants, he said. "I think the most important result is that it turns out that antidepressants are not ineffective. In...

...mindfulness training -- to help individuals become treatment responsive to antidepressants, he said. "I think the most important result is that it turns out that antidepressants are not ineffective. In...

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“The core of the problem”: Stanford Medicine physician wellness program tackles burnout

...take care of themselves, build personal resilience through peer support and mindfulness training. It also strives to foster the camaraderie that many doctors miss in this era of digitally-driven medicine....

...take care of themselves, build personal resilience through peer support and mindfulness training. It also strives to foster the camaraderie that many doctors miss in this era of digitally-driven medicine....

Lucy Kalanithi shares her daughter’s take on life and death in a new podcast

...of hardship. "Meditative Story," produced by WaitWhat in partnership with Arianna Huffington's Thrive Global, takes an unusual format: first-person stories mixed with guided meditations and prompts from a mindfulness guide...

...of hardship. "Meditative Story," produced by WaitWhat in partnership with Arianna Huffington's Thrive Global, takes an unusual format: first-person stories mixed with guided meditations and prompts from a mindfulness guide...

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Taking Depression Seriously: Why healthy living matters

...incorporate mindfulness, like yoga and tai chi, are also effective. As with any health habit change, start slow and ramp up gradually. Meditation, mindfulness, and stress reduction Meditation and mindfulness-based...

...incorporate mindfulness, like yoga and tai chi, are also effective. As with any health habit change, start slow and ramp up gradually. Meditation, mindfulness, and stress reduction Meditation and mindfulness-based...

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Taking Depression Seriously: Types of talk therapy

...of social support depressed individuals have. Like CBT, interpersonal therapy is focused and involves shorter and fewer sessions. Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy strives to change the relationship between...

...of social support depressed individuals have. Like CBT, interpersonal therapy is focused and involves shorter and fewer sessions. Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy strives to change the relationship between...

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Med School 101: A day at Stanford for local teens

...from Gunn High School who lives in East Palo Alto, said she was drawn to a session on using yoga and mindfulness to combat stress and manage emotions, taught by...

...from Gunn High School who lives in East Palo Alto, said she was drawn to a session on using yoga and mindfulness to combat stress and manage emotions, taught by...

Is mindfulness worthy of all the hype?

...Does mindfulness work? After years of hype about mindfulness’ benefits, however, new questions are arising. For example, do the mindfulness scientists have a religious bias and agenda? Though researchers and...

...Does mindfulness work? After years of hype about mindfulness’ benefits, however, new questions are arising. For example, do the mindfulness scientists have a religious bias and agenda? Though researchers and...