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Mindfulness is Not a Cure, It’s Better  By ELISHA GOLDSTEIN, PH.D.    Mindfulness meditation, the act of intentionally paying attention to the present moment while putting aside our snap judgments has been shown to alleviate stress, anxiety, depression, trauma and open us up to wonders, happy moments, and a sense of grace in life.

Mindfulness is Not a Cure; It’s Better

How to Outwit Your Diet Derailing Excuses: An Interview with Susan Albers, Psy.

Change the way you see your life and relationships with this series of articles on existential anxiety.

Existential Anxiety Explained

An in-depth look at anxiety and its manifestations. This is our flagship series.

Getting Your Head Together In 10 Minutes a Day: A Busy Person’s Guide to Keeping Sane!

Getting Your Head Together In 10 Minutes a Day: A Busy Person’s Guide to Keeping Sane!

DIY Mental Health - Getting Your Head Together In 10 Minutes a Day: A Busy Person’s Guide to Keeping Sane!

11 Signs That You Might Be Experiencing High-Functioning Depression (Yes, It’s A Real Thing) – Scary Mommy

11 Signs That You Might Be Experiencing High-Functioning Depression (Yes, It’s A Real Thing)

11 Signs That You Might Be Experiencing High-Functioning Depression (Yes, It’s A Real Thing) – Scary Mommy

Thoughts of Sadness ~ Dr. Neal Houston, Sociologist (Mental Health & Life Wellness) www.facebook.com/TheLifeTherapyGroup

also, crank out a gratitude list as quickly as you can when your head starts to take you for a ride.

Mental Health Blog: Everyone Needs a Mental Health Moment | How many times has someone asked you in passing, “How are you?” And you’ve responded with the common, “Good. How are you?” – even when you’re not feeling your best? www.HealthyPlace.com/blogs/yourmentalhealth/2013/02/19/everyone-needs-a-mental-health-moment/ #mentalhealth

Everyone needs a mental health moment. Unfortumately, most don't take a break from the stress and anxiety. Ideas on how to get your mental health moment in.

A new series of experiments and studies shows, for the first time, that the feeling of gratitude is linked to lower rates of aggression.

A Serving of Gratitude Brings Healthy Dividends

A Serving of Gratitude Brings Healthy Dividends - An oldie but goodie from the New York Times

Why are Habits So Hard to Break? Dr. Nora Volkow Has the Answer       Mindfulness practice has been shown to activate the prefrontal cortex and even grow the hippocampus, the area involved with learning and memory. It’s also been shown to grow areas of the brain associated with empathy,

Why are Habits So Hard to Break? Dr. Nora Volkow Has the Answer

Mindful Solutions for Stress, Anxiety and Depression

In the Lotus Sutra, the Buddha is described as the most respected and loved creature who walked on two feet. He was so loved because he knew how to enjoy a good walk. Walking is an important form of Buddhist meditation. It can be a very deep spiritual practice. But when the Buddha walked, he walked without effort. He just enjoyed walking. He didn’t have to strain, because when you walk practice ofin mindfulness, you are in touch with the all the wonders of life within you and around you…

"Your foot touches the earth mindfully, & you arrive firmly in the here…

Or during a test when you have to turn it in and you are one of the first ones done.

This is exactly social anxiety.

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