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ASSET Gives Teachers Tools To Help Kids Cope With Anxiety

In response to a crisis of anxiety in U.S. classrooms, and as well her own history of severe anxiety attacks, Tessa Zimmerman founded ASSET Education. ASSET gives teachers tools to teach students mindfulness, gratitude and positive psychology in order to help them cope with difficult emotions.

Mindfulness May Be a Balm for Breast Cancer Patients

THURSDAY, Nov. 14, 2019 -- Women with advanced breast cancer might find mindfulness can ease their pain, anxiety and depression, a new study suggests. Mindfulness is the ability to keep your mind focused on the present moment. "Mindfulness helps...


Brief daily mindfulness training facilitates extinction of fear reactions

Mindfulness has been shown to reduce negative emotions in both healthy individuals as well as patients with psychological problems. Studies have also shown that mindfulness is effective for treating clinical emotional problems like anxiety, depression, stress and trauma related disorders.

Quarter of teachers in England report 60-hour working week

New findings show that teachers work around 47 hours per week on average during term-time. Additionally, teachers in England worked on average eight hours more a week compared to teachers in comparable industrialized OECD countries.

Mindfulness makes it easier to forget your fears

(University of Southern Denmark Faculty of Health Sciences) 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 sho...

The science of mindfulness — What do we really know and where do we go?

Mindfulness training should start as soon as kids can grasp the concept

An excerpt from Mind Bubbles: Exploring mindfulness with kids. I am not a pediatrician.  My training as an OB/GYN taught me to care for mothers-to-be and bring their babies safely into the world—and then hand them over to the waiting pediatrician.  I am also a mom and mindfulness teacher, however, and have thought long and hard […] Find jobs at Careers by Search thousands...

Clare Gerada: Mindfulness is useful but not the only option

Mindfulness has recently been heavily promoted as a solution to the high levels of burnout and mental distress seen among doctors. It has become something of a one-size-fits-all response to a host of...

Teach mindfulness in medical school

Mindfulness and meditation.  Meditation and mindfulness.  Allow me to elaborate. I went to medical school in the 1980s.  Nobody talked about complementary and alternative approaches to healthcare or mind-body medicine.  It wasn’t because we students thought it was weird; it wasn’t even on our collective radar screen.  It was, however, out there even then.  Andrew […] Find jobs at ...

Mindfulness for Hypertension Worth Contemplating

Mindfulness training can significantly reduce blood pressure and stress levels in hypertensive patients, early research shows. Medscape Medical News

Nearly all middle school teachers are highly stressed

Researchers have found that 94% of middle school teachers experience high levels of stress, which could contribute to negative outcomes for students. Researchers say that reducing the burden of teaching experienced by so many teachers is critical to improve student success -- both academically and behaviorally.

Just 20 minutes of meditation makes a difference

Researchers at the department of Psychology, Michigan State University have studied the neurocognitive mechanisms related to mindfulness. Their study analyzed the correlation between mindfulness and error monitoring.

Mindfulness for middle school students

Two new studies suggest that mindfulness -- the practice of focusing one's awareness on the present moment -- can enhance academic performance and mental health in middle-schoolers.

Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy Cuts Migraine Disability

Some unexpected findings emerge from a study of a 'clinically feasible' approach to teaching mindfulness to people with migraine. Medscape Medical News

Preschool teachers ask children too many simple questions

(Ohio State University) When preschool teachers read books in their classrooms, the questions they ask play a key role in how much children learn, research has shown.But a new study that involved observing teachers during class story times found that they asked few questions -- and those that they did ask were usually too simple.

Nearly all middle school teachers are highly stressed,

Motivational aspects of mindfulness: Quality differs by situation

What makes people more or less mindful from one situation to the next? Researchers have found that mindfulness is not entirely something an individual brings to a situation and rather is partly shaped by the situations they encounter.

Mindfulness Therapy Promising for ADHD in Children

A mindfulness-based intervention appears feasible, acceptable, and effective in children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, early research suggests. Medscape Medical News

A Cultural Sea Change: Mindfulness for Surgical Residents

This Medical News article discusses a recent study exploring the use of mindfulness-based stress reduction to improve well-being and performance among surgical residents.

Nearly all middle school teachers are highly stressed, MU study finds

(University of Missouri-Columbia) Researchers from the University of Missouri have found that 94% of middle school teachers experience high levels of stress, which could contribute to negative outcomes for students. Researchers say that reducing the burden of teaching experienced by so many teachers is critical to improve student success -- both academically and behaviorally.

International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer issues policy statement on e-cigs

(International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer) The International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer today issued a new policy statement that strongly discourages the use of electronic cigarettes by youth or by adults who are not currently smoking. The IASLC is the world's largest multidisciplinary lung cancer organization and the new policy statement coincides with Lung Cancer Awa...

Mindfulness video game changes areas of the brain associated with attention

With an estimated 97 percent of adolescents playing video games in their free time, there is growing potential to design games as tools for attention-building instead of attention-busting. A research team at the Center for Healthy Minds at the University of Wisconsin–Madison and the Universi

Majority Of Teachers Believe Outdated Myths Like Being 'Left-' Or 'Right-Brained,' Survey Finds

The survey concludes that “teachers are not being provided with the knowledge to make their teaching truly effective.”

Do Active Shooter Drills In Schools Do More Harm Than Good? Some Teachers Come Out Against Common Practice

“Folks are desperate to do something,” says Lily Eskelsen García, president of the National Education Association. “And what happens when you’re not sure what that something is, is you just make stuff up.”

Art-based mindfulness activities reduces headaches in adolescent girls

Teenagers report higher levels of stress than adults, and cite school as the highest contributing factor, according to the American Psychological Association's annual report.

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