Mindfulness for mental health: snail’s pace provisioning in the NHS

Friday, January 31, 2014
Double helix staircase

Mental health: neglected at a cost On 20th January the UK’s Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg gave a speech to launch the government’s “Mental Health Action Plan”, a…

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Tackling from the top: mindfulness meditation at the peaks of Davos

Friday, January 24, 2014
Jungfrau region in Swiss Alps, Switzerland

It is a sign of the times that this year at the World Economic Forum, there were six sessions devoted to the topic of “Mindfulness”. As the great…

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Meditation, goal-setting, and the purpose of life

Thursday, January 16, 2014
Golded picture frame on antique wallpaper

A few weeks into a new year, it’s as good a time as any to wonder what we want to do with our lives. Or as Jon Kabat-Zinn[1]…

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A little less worry, little more peace: how meditation reduces stress

Monday, January 6, 2014
angel statue

It is the first benefit of meditation to be researched and recognised since the late 60s , and the reason medical practitioners brought it into Western public awareness:…

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