How drumming became the new frontier of mindfulness – Keep Healthy Living – Health Article

As our days become busier, mindfulness is becoming a staple in a lot of people’s daily routines. Mindfulness is a great release for the busy mind. It can improve not only your way of thinking but also your physical health. When you think of mindfulness, you may think of sitting in a quiet space with a peaceful mind and body. This is a common way to practice mindfulness, but it isn’t the only way to do it! A new frontier…

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7 Simple Ways to Practice Mindfulness at Work – Health Article

Find out, how to practice mindfulness at work! Being in the present does not require any expensive equipment or any luxurious, well-curated room for you to practice, contrary to what most people think. You can very well sit in front of your computer, quiet your mind, and meditate while the rest of the world is busy going about their routines. How exactly? Here are some tips you can try to practice mindfulness at work. Simple ways to practice mindfulness at…

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HealthPopuli.com – Health Article

There are many forms of magic inspired by Disney, the company. There’s the obvious attraction, the Magic Kingdom, that was Walt’s original destination vision, “imagineered” in 1932. Then there are other kinds of magic. The one I’m deep into in the moment is inspiration, ideation, and “reimagineering” my own thinking about work, legacy, and social justice. I’m grateful to have had the opportunity to spend much of this week at the inaugural Disney Institute Women’s Leadership Summit. The Institute convened…

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A turning point | Health Beat – Health Article

Kimberly King hopes to be around to see her granddaughter, Zariah, grow up to excel in high school and college. Perhaps she will see her get married. (Chris Clark | Spectrum Health Beat) Kimberly’s mother and grandmother both passed away at age 45. They both had diabetes and high blood pressure, just as she does. (Chris Clark | Spectrum Health Beat) Community Health worker Dhania Peña is helping Kimberly through a Core Health program for adults with diabetes, congestive heart…

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Mindfulness-Based Treatments for Cancer and Other Chronic Illness – Health Article

What is Mindfulness? Jon Kabat-Zinn[1] defines mindfulness as… “awareness that arises through paying attention, on purpose, in the present moment, non-judgmentally.”   Several decades ago I had noticed the benefits of mindfulness-based interventions that I taught to cancer patients and to others suffering from serious chronic disorders, and I was happy to see formal publications appear in journals attesting to my clinical observations and efforts.  A meta-analysis[2] of the effects of mindfulness-based studies appeared in the journal Psycho-Oncology: Journal of Psychological, Social…

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Dispositional Mindfulness: Noticing What You Notice – Health Article

“Only this moment is life.” – Thich Nhat Hanh Many forms therapy and spiritual practice speak of mindfulness. Dispositional mindfulness (sometimes known as trait mindfulness) is a type of consciousness that has only recently been given serious research considerations. It is defined as a keen awareness and attention to our thoughts and feelings in the present moment, and the research shows that the ability to engage in this prime intention has many physical, psychological, and cognitive benefits. Mindfulness meditation is different.…

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