New Research Finds Mindfulness Reduces Worry

It is difficult to concentrate when there are distracting, persistent negative thoughts floating through the mind. Worried thoughts can make it challenging to pay attention and relax. A new study suggests that specific forms of mindfulness techniques can be particularly useful for reducing repetitive and intrusive negative thoughts that frequently occur in depression or anxiety. The randomized study of 77 participants examined the impact of three types of…

10 Tips to Get the Most Out of Light Therapy

Bright light therapy can help seasonal depression– but it can be confusing how to use your light box. It may not just be the cold weather that is making you sluggish and want to hunker down at home on the couch with your best friend Netflix. Shorter days from early fall through winter can cause…

Choose to Explore

Have you ever noticed a visceral reaction when you walk into a room, like a yoga studio, and find that someone else is in your usual spot? Maybe someone is in your routine chair at a conference room at work, work area in a classroom, or favorite table at a restaurant? What do you observe…