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What Are The Benefits Of Meditation?

Meditation used to be the sole reserve of Tibetan monks and Master Yogis but now it is well and truly part of the public consciousness with videos on YouTube, Apps and countless online articles and books. So why, after hundreds of years, is meditation suddenly so en vogue. Basically, science has stepped in and proven it’s worth. So, what exactly can you expect to achieve if you take up meditation. First all of all it is important to point out that meditation is not the same as relaxation, although relaxation […]...

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Mindfulness Meditation Can Worsen Anxiety

Mindfulness Meditation is increasingly being incorporated into therapy programmes, in particular Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) to treat a range of mental health problems including Depression, Anxiety, Panic Attacks. Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), Eating Disorders and Sleep Problems. The benefits of Mindfulness are well documented, however in some cases, for example in those suffering with anxiety and panic, it can exacerbate symptoms. Mindfulness is about becoming aware of the present moment as a way of not being pulled away into worries about the past and catastrophic predictions about the future. It […]...

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How Meditation Can Improve Mental Health

How Meditation Can Improve Your Mental Health The benefits of meditation have long been recognised in Eastern cultures, both the physical and the psychological. More recently meditation has been included in therapy programmes for mental health, emotional, psychological and behavioural problems, in particular Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), as research looking at the beneficial effects on symptoms such as anxiety and depression is showing extremely positive outcomes. The way meditation is thought to assist the individual suffering from symptoms such as anxiety and/or depression is by teaching them to direct and […]...

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