How to be mindful on a day-to-day basis, by Headspace’s director of meditation

Welcome to the Curiosity Academy, Stylist’s new home dedicated to learning and developing skills in work and life. With an increasing appetite for mindfulness practice, we’ve called upon a leading meditation expert from the popular Headspace app to share the tools and tactics for beginners to get started.  The skill of calming and centring your mind is a much-coveted one. […]

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Combined exercise, mindfulness training may help reduce fatigue in cancer survivors

Researchers at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign have found that a combination of exercise and mindfulness training can help reduce fatigue in breast cancer survivors. The results from their preliminary trials might be useful in designing interventions for other cancer patients. The study “Acute effects of aerobic exercise and relaxation training on fatigue in breast cancer survivors: A feasibility trial” […]

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Join Metro.co.uk and Headspace for a live mindfulness session now

Coming out of my cage and I’ve been doing… fine, I guess? Not quite the vibe that Brandon Flowers and The Killers had in mind when they wrote Mr. Brightside, but it’s all we can do right now considering the state of the world. If you’re one of the lucky people never to have experienced anxiety before the pandemic took […]

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Mindfulness makes it easier to forget your fears

Mindfulness has previously been shown to help people handle negative emotions and is used as a treatment for anxiety related psychological disorders, but the underlying biological mechanisms are not fully understood. In a new study, published in Scientific Reports, researchers at University of Southern Denmark, among other universities, show that brief daily mindfulness training delivered through the HEADSPACE mindfulness app […]

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Mindfulness is a natural painkiller

Mindfulness is a natural painkiller: Trendy meditation that focuses the mind on the present moment helps sufferers cope with their discomfort Mindfulness is just as effective as go-to cognitive behavioural therapy  Both help improve ‘physical functioning’ and reduce the risk of depression  e-mail 1 View comments Mindfulness is a natural painkiller, research suggests. A study found the trendy meditation – […]

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