Articles in the category Mindfulness

Chronic Anger: Its Consequences and How to Manage It

Chronic anger is that feeling of persistent animosity that prevails beyond the normally accepted emotional span. It is hostility that lingers in your heart and mind, and like a gangrenous ulcer, it eats away at your core and destroys your physical and psychological well-being.

Mindfulness as a Tool for Forgiveness

Rejection. Betrayal. Shattered dreams. It’s a rare being who hasn’t or won’t experience one or the other in a lifetime. They are life’s trials that can make us stronger or break us down. Breaking down is normal. What it shouldn’t be is permanent. Learn to forgive the person who has hurt you by being mindful. […]

The Mindfulness Struggle

We should be mindful. We should seek ways to achieve mindfulness. Mindfulness boosts health – both mentally and physically. We read and hear this everywhere. What isn’t always clear is that how much of a struggle it can be to be mindful.

How You Can Help Your Child Better Manage ADHD Through Mindfulness

It can be difficult to find the perfect treatment for children with ADHD, but recently, a form of meditation called mindfulness has become an increasingly popular addition to traditional treatment. When done correctly, mindfulness can fit into strategies for helping children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. A growing body of research shows that mindfulness can […]

10 Apps to Have a More Mindful 2018

While all the technological advances of the 21st century have made our lives more convenient, they’ve also made our lives far more complex. We now know that the longer we spend on the Internet, the more likely we are to develop anxiety or depression. However, let’s face it, most of us aren’t just going to […]

Using Mindfulness to Get Through the Holiday Season

The holidays can be an exciting time to catch up with loved ones and take a much-needed step back from hectic schedules and busy lives. But the celebratory season is also a period in which many experience depression and anxiety. Whenever possible, those dealing with mental illness should always seek professional help. People are also […]

How Mindfulness-Based Therapy Helped Me with Schizophrenia

Imagine hearing a chorus of voices inside of your head at any given time of the day. Whether magnanimous or menacing, this group of voices can disrupt productive thoughts and daily activity. Furthermore, imagine that no one else can hear these voices, but you and that other people respond with fear or pity when you […]

Understanding the Role That Cultivating Mindfulness Plays In Improving Teen Mental Health

Mindfulness is a proven strategy that anyone can use to improve their mental health. While public awareness of the benefits of mindfulness therapy has been raised, people still have many questions about how focusing on the moment helps someone cope with mental health issues such as depression and addiction. Understanding how mindfulness works to improve […]

How to Practice Mindfulness & Reduce Anxiety

Approximately 40 million American adults – ages 18 to 54 – suffer from anxiety disorders. That’s about 18 percent of the adult population. A number that just cannot be ignored. And we have to bear in mind that this number only includes diagnosed cases. There might very well be just as many people who haven’t […]

Using Mindfulness as a Tool for Relapse Prevention

Mindfulness and meditation are often touted as the path to inner peace, but is such a thing truly possible? Establishing healthy habits is difficult at the best of times, so the thought of starting a meditation practice while your life is in turmoil may seem like a waste of precious energy at best—and an insurmountable […]