Category Archives: health psychology

Compassionate meditation creates a positive outlook

Train in compassion to create a more positive outlook. Continue reading

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Brain health in middle age; the science of meditation and mindfulness

Meditation and mindfulness may help to keep your brain young Continue reading

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Compassion and palliative care

Compassionate, loving kindness and mindfulness interventions in a palliative care setting. Continue reading

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Putting the Meditator at the Centre of the Research

Meditators know the most about meditation, if science ignores them they miss a trick. Continue reading

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The origins of MBSR; Zen and mindfulness

Mindfulness based stress reduction (MBSR) its origins and context. Continue reading

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Mindfulness Meta-study Reveals Conflicting Findings

This meta study finds t conflicts between methodology and findings of mindfulness research. Continue reading

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Loving-kindness Meditation for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: A Pilot Study

What is the effect of loving kindness meditation for post traumatic stress disorder Continue reading

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The Benefits of Being Present: Mindfulness and Its Role in Psychological Well-being

Authors: Brown KW, Ryan RM Year: 2003 Title: The Benefits of Being Present: Mindfulness and Its Role in Psychological Well-being Summary: Research assessing mindfulness practice from empirical and theoretical perspectives. In conclusion a clinical intervention study indicates a relationship between … Continue reading

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Loving-Kindness Meditation for Chronic Low Back Pain

Authors: James W. Carson, Francis J. Keefe, Thomas R. Lynch, Kimberly M. Carson, eeraindar Goli, Anne Marie Fras and Steven R. Thorp Year: 2005 Title: Loving-Kindness Meditation for Chronic Low Back Pain Summary: A pilot study on the effects of an … Continue reading

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