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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"ZEN ZONE" UNVEILED FOR BASD TEACHERS
A unique space designed specifically for staff of Donegan Elementary School, made possible by community partners, was officially opened Monday, May 3, 2021 with a ribbon-cutting ceremony...
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: 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.”