Tag: Mind-body Health

 

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Articles: Five Ways Music Can Make You Healthier

By Jill Suttie | January 20, 2015

New studies are suggesting that music can be more powerful than medication.

 

Articles: Can Mindfulness Help Mothers of Severely Disabled Children?

By Summer Allen | August 25, 2014

A new study suggests a way to help the parents of children with autism and other developmental disorders.

 
Bestselling author and teacher Jon Kabat-Zinn explores how mindfulness-based stress reduction can help you to go beyond the self, to identify and alleviate suffering in others.

Videos and Podcasts: Listening is an Act of Love

By Jon Kabat-Zinn | September 30, 2013

Bestselling author and teacher Jon Kabat-Zinn explores how mindfulness-based stress reduction can help you to go beyond the self, to identify and alleviate suffering in others.

 
In this presentation from the GGSC’s “Practicing Mindfulness & Compassion” conference, GGSC Science Director Emiliana R. Simon-Thomas explains why mindfulness meditation can help support the growth of compassion in the brain.

Videos and Podcasts: The Biology of Mindfulness and Compassion

By Emiliana R. Simon-Thomas | September 25, 2013

In this presentation from the GGSC’s “Practicing Mindfulness & Compassion” conference, GGSC Science Director Emiliana R. Simon-Thomas explains why mindfulness meditation can help support the growth of compassion in the brain.

 
In this presentation from the GGSC’s “Practicing Mindfulness & Compassion” conference, Paul Gilbert explains how we can wake up to compassion.

Videos and Podcasts: How Mindfulness Fosters Compassion

By Paul Gilbert | September 4, 2013

In this presentation from the GGSC’s “Practicing Mindfulness & Compassion” conference, Paul Gilbert explains how we can wake up to compassion.

 

Articles: Are Positive Emotions Good for Your Heart?

By Adam Hoffman | July 31, 2013

A new study is the first to find that happy people have less risk of a heart attack--even if their family history puts them at high risk.

 

Articles: How Positive Emotions Improve Our Health

By Lauren Klein | June 20, 2013

A new study sheds light on why good feelings benefit our bodies as well as our minds.

 
Dacher Keltner shares his research on the vagus nerve, a key nexus of mind and body and a biological building block of human compassion.

Videos and Podcasts: Secrets of the Vagus Nerve

By Dacher Keltner | July 30, 2012

Dacher Keltner shares his research on the vagus nerve, a key nexus of mind and body and a biological building block of human compassion.

 

Research Digest Items/Studies: How Exercise Is Good for Memory and the Brain

 
University of Wisconsin neuroscientist Richie Davidson delivering his ISCS "master lecture" on the neuroscience of compassion.

Articles: Three Insights about Compassion, Meditation, and the Brain

By Emiliana R. Simon-Thomas | May 15, 2012

What I learned at the recent International Symposium for Contemplative Studies.

 
Combining wit with deep knowledge, the researcher and best-selling author of Monkeyluv explains why the stress response, which evolved for short-term physical crises, can become a long-term, chronic problem for human beings.

Videos and Podcasts: The Psychology of Stress

By Robert M. Sapolsky | March 21, 2012

Combining wit with deep knowledge, the researcher and best-selling author of Monkeyluv explains why the stress response, which evolved for short-term physical crises, can become a long-term, chronic problem for human beings.

 

Research Digest Items/Studies: Meditation Gets Your Mind in Touch with Your Body

 

Research Digest Items/Studies: Mindfulness: As Good as Antidepressants?

 

Articles: A Little Meditation Goes a Long Way

By Jason Marsh | February 9, 2011

A new study offers the strongest evidence to date that meditation can change the structure of your brain.

 

Research Digest Items/Studies: We See What We Believe

 

Research Digest Items/Studies: Does Religion Make Us Happier and Healthier?

 

Articles: The Hows of Happiness

By Jason Marsh | July 21, 2010

Seven research-tested strategies for a happier life.

 

Articles: Mindful Motherhood

By Cassandra Vieten | June 16, 2010

Cassandra Vieten reports on her innovative training program offering stress relief to new moms.

 

Articles: Positive Psychologize Me

By Jill Suttie | June 7, 2010

A review of 29 Gifts: How a Month of Giving Can Change Your Life and The Happiness Project

 
Couples participating in Nancy Bardacke's Mindfulness-Based Childbirth and Parenting program.

Articles: Practice for Parents

By Nancy Bardacke | June 2, 2010

Nancy Bardacke shares how she has helped thousands of parents (and parents-to-be) reduce stress, boost positive emotions, and manage "the contractions of life."

 

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