Once dismissed as pretentious but now brain scans prove Eastern philosophies can be effective in treating mental illness

Meditation is sitting around trying to think about nothing and letting out the occasional ‘ommmm’.

 

 

Change your feelings by changing your thoughts by Melanie Stone

http://www.dailyillini.com/index.php/article/2012/02/change_your_feelings_by_changing_your_thoughts

Mindfulness Therapy Improves Bipolar Disorder Symptoms

Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy may improve mood, emotional regulation, well-being, and functioning in individuals with bipolar disorder, according to a study published in the February issue of CNS Neuroscience & Therapeutics.

 

Borrowing From The Basics Of Buddhism To Chase Away The Blues by Daniela Kuhn

A growing number of mental health professionals are employing the Buddhist concept of “mindfulness” to treat depression. 

 

Christine offers taste of therapy which is more than just a buzzword by Andrew Keddie

The form of secular meditation, pioneered in the United States during the 1970s, has now become a major growth area within British psychology……..

How to enjoy living in the present moment by Ed Halliwell

Managing time well means appreciating the present and grounding our wandering attention. 

 

 

Be Here Now: Meditation For The Body And Brain

Ever find yourself going through day stuck in autopilot mode, waking up at 7:15, wolfing down your usual hot cereal, really, without really tasting it, while you read the paper, your emails, your Facebook feed………..

Breast Cancer Survivors Banish Depression with Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction by Jill

http://www.dietsinreview.com/diet_column/01/breast-cancer-survivors-banish-depression-with-mindfulness-based-stress-reduction/

The Power of Transformation — Part II by Anna Kupka

In my previous post I told you about the transformational teachings of Robert Betz …… 

International Healthcare News: Diet and exercise ‘key to reducing depression risk’

Diet and exercise ‘key to reducing depression risk’