July 11, 2018
by Tina Arnoldi
The world watched as 12 Thai boys and their coach were trapped deep in a cave in Thailand before being rescued this week. It's possible that meditation contributed to their ability to survive and maintain calm during this period. It turns out their coach, Ekapol Chanthawong, had a significant role in maintaining the calm. [More]
For those individuals who are interested in discovering what new health trends will be the rage in 2016, Good+Fit - the online site for health and fitness - recently published its findings. [More]
Although the brain is complex, it requires regular maintenance in order to operate at its full capacity. Mindfulness is likened to closing the apps running in the background on a smart phone in order to increase speed and performance. Slowing down and living in the moment can actually improve the function of the mind, body, and overall life experience (Albeinz & Holmes, 2000). [More]
Taking the time to learn how to be more mindful is well worth the effort. Researchers are more interested than ever in how mindfulness and meditation affects our health and well-being. According to 2011 research published in the Journal of Happiness Studies, there are several ways that mindfulness training can be good for our mental and physical health [More]
September 16, 2014
by Marti Wormuth, MA
When you think of meditation, what do you think of? Some people picture holy people, like nuns and monks, all together, silently in a room, While that can definitely be a form of meditation, it's actually a lot more than that, and meditation can play a significant role in helping you to have optimum mental health. It's true! In this post, we're going to take a look at what meditation really is and how it can assist you in achieving the best mental health that you can have. [More]
Of course, we all do! So why does it allude most of us?
Because we have to work at it in [More]
July 8, 2013
by Ashley Marie
"What size? Extra large, please...
At least that’s what I would order when buying my first thinking cap – if only increasing my brainpower was that simple."
Good brains are prized commodities, as they can enhance the quality of our lives. As the most intelligent species on the planet, we can think, analyze, problem-solve, invent, reflect, and create.
Most of us were not endowed wit... [More]
April 5, 2010
by Christie Hunter
By Debra Bacon Theravive.com Contributor
Time becomes our taskmaster
Living in a society where our time is invaded at every turn, whether from cell phones, faxes, computers, skype, IMs, text, or other signals crossing our sphere, burnout is a real concern.
Burnout occurs when what you are doing, just doesn’t work for you anymore. Your once enthusiastic approach to a task now drains you, or f... [More]