Can’t Stop Procrastinating While Working From Home? New Study Says This Can Help

There are a lot of challenges that come along with our new quarantine lifestyle, including spending all of our time at home. Those fortunate enough to be able to work remotely are now getting used to a whole new work environment — namely, trying to complete their daily tasks at the kitchen table while dealing with kids, pets, partners, and …

Mindfulness Can Help People Face Their Fears

Over the past several years, there has been mounting evidence that mindfulness can be helpful for treating mental health conditions like anxiety and depression, but new research has found that the practice may also help people face their fears.` The study was a collaborative effort between researchers from the University of Southern Denmark, Uppsala University, Lund University, Peking University and …

A 20-Minute Session of Mindfulness Can Ease Physical and Emotional Pain

There’s a lot of talk about mindfulness these days, and if you’re not familiar with the practice, you may be wondering if it’s all hype. Admittedly, I was initially a skeptic too: I’m terrible at traditional meditation, so I lumped mindfulness (moment to moment nonjudgemental awareness and acceptance) in with it and deemed it “not for me” without really giving …

Online Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy Shows Promise for Alleviating Depressive Symptoms

No matter how religiously a person suffering from depression follows their mental health treatment plan, their battle with classic depressive symptoms, such as constant worry, disrupted sleep, or a lack of energy can often persist. In such situations, clinicians have found that — in addition to traditional approaches to managing the disorder like medication and therapy — patients may benefit …