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.
Research shows this psychological technique can help people become more aware and support global change.
From the shores of India to a gym on the high-street — the evolution of modern yoga.
Many mindfulness studies on weight loss are flawed. Others only measure surrogate outcomes, such as snacking less.
Why extreme sports can change your life for the better.
Research shows that kindness toward oneself, or self-compassion, could improve motivation.
Hold up: mindfulness training as a complementary therapy in cancer treatment might not work for everyone.