Telling new parents to do mindfulness tasks with their five minutes of free time might not be realistic – but adding mindfulness to tasks you’re already doing is just a good use of time.
A new study provides the first glimpse into what happens in children’s brains as they meditate.
As the US gets less religious, some thinkers warn that it may get more selfish as people engage less with their communities. A team of scholars decided to investigate that concern.
Taking time off work is important, but many people don’t take their full holiday entitlement. Here’s how to make the most of time off
Research suggests that alternative treatments for migraine, including physical therapy, massage and vitamin supplements, can make a difference.
Don’t fear emotions such as regret, anger or worry.
Mindfulness can have benefits, but it shouldn’t replace first-line treatment, and it shouldn’t claim to be able to.
The brain’s somatosensory cortex may help enrich our emotional experiences and improve our mental health. Mindfulness and dance movement therapy may be effective ways to activate it.
Psychotherapy is not one size fits all. From behavioral to gestalt therapies, which approach will work best for you depends on your needs and goals.
A scholar of digital religion and Buddhism argues that not all Western Buddhism practice is inauthentic. Here’s a way to know what’s real.
During fasting, meal schedules, fluid intake, and sleep and wake times are altered.
There are ways to convey the hard scientific facts about climate change and help young generations adapt in the face of adversity and manage change over time.
You might have heard singing helps lower stress hormones – but there are so many benefits to warming up our voices and letting loose.
An increasing number of workers are demanding a more human-centric work environment, with space to express trust and vulnerability.
The late Vietnamese monk Thich Nhat Hanh popularized the contemplative practice around the world.
A scholar studying the relationship of Buddhism and medicine explains how the popular media has misrepresented mindfulness.
Thich Nhat Hanh’s teachings, which earned him a global following, gave simple instructions on mindfulness and emphasized how it could be practiced anytime, even when doing routine chores.
We investigated the initiatives schools around the world took to help support and maintain the well-being of their students and staff. We pulled out seven things that made a difference.
The new year is a perfect time to adopt new health habits and routines. These four scholars reflect on the ways that they overcame the pandemic blues to get fit.
Don’t expect meditation to provide Christmas miracles. But if you start learning how to meditate now, your holidays may be a bit less stressful and perhaps a little more meaningful.