mindfulness

Mindful parenting reduces child stress
Mindful parenting reduces child stress (3 votes, average: 3.67 out of 5)

Mindfulness in parenting significantly reduces children’s stress levels, according to a new study by the University of Melbourne’s Director of Positive Psychology, Professor Lea Waters. While mindfulness – a present-focused, open and non-judgmental state of attention – has become a ... Read More »

App to help HSC students stress less
App to help HSC students stress less (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A new app that helps HSC students manage stress by teaching them mindfulness meditation techniques has been launched on iTunes and Google Play stores. The free app, ‘HSC Stress-Less’, was developed by psychology researchers at UOW with the assistance of ... Read More »

Yoga for supporting children as learners
Yoga for supporting children as learners (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Introducing basic yoga techniques into regular theory-based lessons could be the key to helping students remain focused and motivated at school, according to a Charles Sturt University (CSU) Lecturer. Lecturer in Human Movement Studies (Health and Physical Education) and Creative ... Read More »

Mindfulness-based program in schools making a positive impact
Mindfulness-based program in schools making a positive impact (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A social and emotional learning program started by Academy Award winning actress Goldie Hawn to help school children improve their learning abilities, be more caring, and less stressed is now backed by new scientific evidence. In a study from the ... Read More »

Growing up grateful gives teens multiple mental health benefits
Growing up grateful gives teens multiple mental health benefits (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Grateful teens are more likely than their less grateful peers to be happy, less likely to abuse drugs and alcohol and less likely to have behavior problems at school, according to research presented at the American Psychological Association’s 120th Annual ... Read More »

Yoga proves to reduce depression in pregnant women, boost maternal bonding
Yoga proves to reduce depression in pregnant women, boost maternal bonding (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

It’s no secret that pregnancy hormones can dampen moods, but for some expectant moms, it’s much worse: 1 in 5 experience major depression. Now, new research shows that an age-old recommended stress-buster may actually work for this group of women: ... Read More »

Psychology of possibilities can enhance health, happiness
Psychology of possibilities can enhance health, happiness (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

First-time mothers who pay attention to their emotional and physical changes during their pregnancy may feel better and have healthier newborns than new mothers who don’t, according to research to be presented at American Psychological Association’s 120th Annual Convention. “These ... Read More »

 
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