Tag: Mindfulness

Meditation Myths and Facts

With the explosion of research showing that mediation helps with everything from depression and anxiety to heart disease and cancer, many people are interested in giving this simple, ancient practice a try. For some, the idea seems foreign or impossible. Here are some common myths about meditation and some facts to clear up the misunderstanding:

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How Mindfulness Can Help Metastatic Breast Cancer

When facing a metastatic breast cancer diagnosis, you may experience an array of challenging emotions, including sadness, fear, and powerlessness. You might find yourself answering the troubling and unanswerable questions, why me? Why now? What is next? These questions inevitably lead to increased emotional distress. Mindfulness is an increasingly popular, effective tool that can help you counter this thought-feeling spiral. This article describes some techniques of mindfulness and covers some research on the benefits of mindfulness for people with metastatic breast cancer. 

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