Are you a worry wart? Not to worry. Turns out you were born that way, to some degree. Humans have a default mode in their brains that lead them to worry, but there are many ways to switch gears.
Teachers are increasingly being encouraged to take mindfulness courses so that they can begin teaching it to pupils.
Mindfulness aligns itself with science and academia to be seen as credible but it lacks any real evidence.
Into the emotional wilderness of 21st-century society, a marketplace has sprung up with places where people can safely vent.
Yoga and mindfulness are becoming more prevalent in America's public schools. But are they subtly promoting religion? A scholar who has served as an expert witness in several yoga cases weighs in.
A doctor explains how he introduces mindfulness to self-harming youth in the emergency room.
Living fully in the moment can help us savour every experience and stop time passing ever more quickly.
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.