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July 3, 2015
by Raushannah Johnson-Verwayne,Psy.D.


The Power in the Practice of Mindfulness

July 3, 2015 23:59 by Raushannah Johnson-Verwayne,Psy.D.  [About the Author]

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]

February 5, 2015
by Lisa La Rose, M.A., L.P.C.

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The Science of Mindfulness and Health

February 5, 2015 07:55 by Lisa La Rose, M.A., L.P.C.  [About the Author]

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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

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Importance of Meditation in Maintaining Mental Health

September 16, 2014 04:55 by Marti Wormuth, MA  [About the Author]

importanceof meditationin maintaining mental health
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]

July 8, 2013
by Ashley Marie

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Wednesday Wisdom: Unlock the Genius in You: Part 1

July 8, 2013 04:00 by Ashley Marie  [About the Author]

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"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,[1] we can think, analyze, problem-solve, invent, reflect, and create. Most of us were not endowed wit... [More]

April 5, 2010
by Christie Hunter

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Overcoming burnout

April 5, 2010 16:10 by Christie Hunter  [About the Author]

Debra Bacon
By Debra Bacon 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]