Mindfulness in the News

Hearing a lot about mindfulness lately? New research and practical application of mindfulness has kept it in the forefront of health and wellness for several years. Our media library shares news and opinion about its health benefits, from decreased stress, to improved sleep, and reduction of addiction, signs of trauma and PTSD. Browse the latest in our collection below.

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GOV. CUOMO OFFERS FREE MINDFULNESS 

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and Headspace have teamed up to offer free meditation and mindfulness content for all New Yorkers as a mental health resource for residents coping with the unprecedented public health crisis...

THE BENEFITS OF MINDFUL PARENTING

Mindfulness has its roots in early Buddhist teachings from 2,500 years ago, but our modern obsession with it began when Jon Kabat-Zinn founded the Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) program at the University of Massachusetts in 1979. And the internet has only exacerbated its trendiness...

IN PAIN? MINDFULNESS CAN HELP

Researchers from Yale, Columbia, and Dartmouth have recently published a paper in the journal Social, Cognitive, and Affective Neuroscience outlining the benefits of mindfulness in reducing pain, thus quantifying wisdom long understood by yogis, gurus, and monks for centuries...

JUST A LITTLE MINDFULNESS CAN EASE PAIN AND NEGATIVITY

"The ability to stay in the moment when experiencing pain or negative emotions suggests there may be clinical benefits to mindfulness practice in chronic conditions as well," says Hedy Kober...

SHANTHI IN THE NEWS: MUHLENBERG STUDENTS HELP SHANTHI EVALUATE PROGRAM

This article, “Minding the Data,” on Muhlenberg College’s website highlights Professor Mark Sciutto’s Mindfulness Intervention Research Seminar, for which students gathered and analyzed data to help Shanthi Project determine the efficacy of its in-class mindfulness program.

SHANTHI IN THE NEWS: WATCH SHANTHI PROJECT ON WFMZ-TV 

We’re excited to see our staff, partners and participants highlighted in this fantastic piece on WFMZ-TV Channel 69, “Shanthi Project: healing from trauma.”

SHANTHI IN THE NEWS: READ ABOUT SHANTHI PROJECT IN THE MORNING CALL

We’re thrilled with our feature in the Morning Call: “Yoga, mindfulness promote positive emotion for local youth and trauma survivors.”

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