Psychology & Psychiatry

Mindfulness practices shown to help teenagers deal with stress

The teenage years are often a time when anxiety and stress are heightened, causing individuals to deal with problems in self-defeating ways. New research led by a Penn State College of Education faculty member suggests that ...

Overweight & Obesity

Mindful eating, meditation may lead to better metabolic health

A diet and exercise program that included mindfulness training resulted in participants having lower metabolic risk factors compared to those who underwent the same program without the training, according to a study led by ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Mindfulness helps undergraduates stay on track, study shows

Few situations present as much distraction and time pressure as the college experience. In this environment, attention can be elusive and difficult to sustain even when it is attained. This lack of concentration interferes ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Take a deep breath: the art of mindfulness

The practice of mindfulness has been a hot topic recently, but what does mindfulness actually mean and how does one practice it? One Baylor College of Medicine expert discusses this.

Psychology & Psychiatry

How mindfulness helps you live in the moment

If you've heard of or read about mindfulness—a form of meditation—you might be curious about how to practice it. Find out how to do mindfulness exercises and how they might benefit you.

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