meditation and mindfulness

3 Fantastic Benefits of Mindfulness

March 1, 2018 Amandalee 0

Mindfulness is something that keeps coming up. There are more studies on the benefits of cultivating mindfulness these days. How it can help with things like anxiety and bringing a sense of peace and calm. Do you have a mindfulness practice? I’ve been adding in 15-20 minutes of mindfulness meditation […]

Meditation and Childhood ADHD

July 31, 2016 purposelywell 0

It’s no secret that meditation has a plethora of benefits to offer. From reducing depression, to improving the quality of one’s sleep [1], it’s already established to be a fantastic solution to emotionally based problems. Now, according to an experiment’s protocol published on BMC Psychology’s website [2], it seems Dutch […]

Type-2 Diabetes: Yoga in the Clinic

July 5, 2016 purposelywell 0

A new study published in the Journal of Diabetes Investigation [1] points to promising news for those suffering from type-2 diabetes. The paper, a meta-analysis of 864 patients across twelve trials, points to a correlation between those that practiced yoga and positive clinical outcomes. Type-2 Diabetes, characterized by the misuse […]

Yoga Helps Protect Cognitive Function

June 9, 2016 purposelywell 0

A 3-month yoga and meditation course may improve cognitive function, according to a study [1] published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease last month. According to this [2] article from Medical News Today, it seemingly combats mild cognitive impairment by assisting the brain in producing more BDNF (brain-derived neurotrophic factor). […]

Overcoming Depression With Mindfulness

April 30, 2016 purposelywell 0

Mindfulness, a concept developed in Buddhism, may be effective at combating depression. Put simply by Psychology Today: “Mindfulness is a state of active, open attention on the present. When you’re mindful, you observe your thoughts and feelings from a distance, without judging them good or bad. Instead of letting your […]