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Practice yoga to fight against anxiety and depression

Lots of research taut the benefits of practicing yoga, A recent study by researchers at NYU Grossman School of Medicine finds that yoga also improves symptoms of generalized anxiety disorder, suggesting that the yoga may be helpful in treating anxiety when you need it.  The study was published in JAMA Psychiatry. Generalized anxiety disorder is a common, […]

Does Meditation Improve Focus at Work?

Guest blog Evidence for the link between employee wellbeing and work performance keeps getting stronger. A recent study showed that engaged employees performed better after companies implemented a physical wellness program. A popular tool in improving mental wellbeing is the use of mindfulness training and meditation. But does this practice translate well into the workplace? […]

Meditation showed lasting cognitive gains even seven-year later

Women resting her eyes from no sleep

A study led by researchers at the University of California, Davis, Center for Mind and Brain reported that gains in the ability to sustain attention developed through intensive meditation training are maintained up to seven years later.  The results of the study were published in the Journal of Cognitive Enhancement.  The Shamatha Project examines the effects of […]