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What Is The Difference Between Mindfulness And Meditation?

January 10th, 2020 - Leave a Comment
What Is The Difference Between Mindfulness And Meditation?

Search online for mental health treatments and you’ll find everyone talking about mindfulness. There’s a reason it’s all the rage. Mindfulness has become a huge industry over the past few years because of its effectiveness at treating mental illness. Studies have shown that it works for a range of disorders. If you’re a skeptic, you’re …

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7 Beneficial Reasons to Try 5 Minutes of Meditation

February 3rd, 2017 - Leave a Comment

Have you ever tried meditation? If not, then how do you know it doesn’t work? If you have tried it then you understand it can offer positive benefits to a person’s overall well-being. You may think meditation is some kind of hokey technique only used by new age alternative types. But you are so wrong. …

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The Mind-Body Connection And Effective Addiction Recovery

October 27th, 2016 - Leave a Comment

Addiction is an illness that can affect both the body and the mind. Generally, we tend to keep mind and body separate, but there’s a growing body of research that point to a strong mind-body connection in all of us. For instance, imagine that you have a lemon in your mouth. Now imagine that you’re …

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Mental Health Relaxation

September 26th, 2016 - Leave a Comment

  When beginning the recovery process things can become very hectic, frustrating, and painful. There comes a point in everyone that their mind and body needs to be re-energized. Prior to the thought that you need to get help for your addiction or mental health, we tend to rely on other things and substances to …

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Here’s How Mindfulness Meditation Can Improve Your Life

August 17th, 2016 - 2 Comments

Do you have three minutes to spare every day? If so, you have time for mindfulness therapy through meditation.You don’t have to create a zen-inspired place for your meditation and you don’t have to retreat from the rest of the world. You can meditate just about anywhere! “Just do it,” Wildmind advises. “If you can only …

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5 Ways to Develop Self-Awareness Through Meditation

June 28th, 2016 - Leave a Comment

Self-awareness can mean all the difference between effectively managing your mental illness and being consumed by it. Developing self-awareness can help you understand what causes anxiety, sadness, and even the craving to drink or use drugs. Once you identify what causes you to sink deeper into your mental illness, whether it’s anxiety, depression, or substance abuse, you can …

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7 Simple Cues to Keep Calm And Positive

June 15th, 2016 - Leave a Comment

Struggling to keep calm and positive throughout the day? Whether you struggle with anxiety, depression, or negative thoughts, consider trying one of the following seven simple cues to create a calm and positive mindset. To achieve this, you simple need to decide that you will focus on a calm and positive mindset when you encounter your cues. …

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Overcoming Stress with Guided Visualization

June 13th, 2016 - Leave a Comment

Guided visualization is a great way to overcome stress and move forward with a positive mindset. And it’s been used in a handful of professional fields. For instance, a basketball player might use visualization to imagine making a shot. He imagine what it feels like in his body to stand far from the basket, lift …

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Kristen Bell Reveals Her Experience with Depression

June 1st, 2016 - Leave a Comment

Kristen Bell reveals her experience with depression and anxiety. She reveals a few important aspects of depression most people don’t understand, so we wanted to share it with you here today. For me, depression is not sadness. It’s not having a bad day and needing a hug. It gave me a complete and utter sense of isolation and loneliness. …

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Mindfulness And Recovery From Addiction

May 17th, 2016 - 1 Comment
What Is The Difference Between Mindfulness And Meditation?

Did you know there’s a strong connection between mindfulness and recovery from addiction? Professionals in the recovery and psychology fields often incorporate the practice of mindfulness therapy. However, it wasn’t always so commonly used. It’s only with recent research on the brain that scientists and experts have uncovered  the incredible benefits of mindfulness. And these benefits are …

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