Devotees from many parts of the world are visiting the ailing 92-year-old monk, who has retired to a Buddhist temple. He taught how the practice of mindfulness could be combined with daily actions.
There can be many benefits in practising mindfulness. But it's not a way to relax or escape from your problems.
Mindful eating can help to reduce emotional eating and promotes the consumption of smaller portions and fewer calories.
If you develop an awareness of how you feel you are more likely to be able to change negative thinking patterns.
Mindfulness exercises can help PhD students manage the stress of completing their thesis.
The exam period can be a stressful time for students. Here are a few strategies to help students cope.
Science shows that this simple mindfulness technique improves concentration and working memory.
Anti-psychotic drugs work well for only about 30 per cent of schizophrenia patients. Meditation can offer them a route to self-acceptance and reduced anxiety.
Meditation and yoga affect the brain's stress response system to help us feel more relaxed. They can even lower our blood pressure.
Deep breathing is one of the simplest ways to deal with stress.
There's far more to meditation that sitting peacefully with crossed legs.
It is no accident that practices of meditation and mindfulness have become so ubiquitous in our neoliberal times.
Daydreaming may seem like a fun, harmless way to pass time, but evidence suggests that it could be bad for your mental health.
As Bell Let's Talk Day approaches, we profile mental health experts practicing culturally sensitive treatments for depression and anxiety among Canada's immigrant, refugee and Indigenous communities.
Yoga and mindfulness programs in schools have been proven to mitigate or reduce some of the negative impacts of stress on academic achievement and future outcomes.
Why you might be getting gratitude all wrong.
There is no clear-cut definition of what mindfulness actually is. This has potentially serious implications.
From the man who gave away his genome under open consent, to the 'Mathematikado', this episode of the podcast features highlights from the British Science Festival in Brighton.
Pressure on schools to make rapid improvements discourages deeper thinking about long-term solutions. Education can learn a lot from "slow" movements.
Effective organisations encourage self-control, good process, proper discussion and are more driven by growth mindsets than unrealistic performance metrics.