Help build patients’ mindfulness and awareness by using Dr. Sylvia Boorstein’s exercise to determine reaction style under stress.
Mindfulness Meditation: One Size Does Not Fit All
Many of us have incorporated various mindfulness practices into our daily lives and into our work with our patients and yet, as with so many other things that are good for you, there is no one-size-fits-all regimen that we can apply. So how are your colleagues currently adopting mindfulness meditation for their particular client population? […]
The Health Benefits of Mindfulness
Mindfulness has far-reaching health benefits. Exciting new findings in neurogenesis and neuroplasticity are now suggesting that mindfulness practice can actually change brain pathways. That’s a huge step forward because it can lead to important applications for our work. Among the many things that we know about mindfulness, research has shown that: Becoming more attuned to […]
From Physiology to Structure…and More: What a Brain!
The brain’s plasticity is revolutionary but its evolutionary history is pretty remarkable, too. What’s amazing is that the brain has been evolving since our earliest predecessor, “Tool Maker” first appeared on the planet. But it’s only recently (during these last few minutes of our evolutionary past when neuroscience has been able to take us inside […]
Your Teenager’s Brain IS Different
Many of us look back at our teenage years and realize that while often turbulent, these years laid the groundwork for who we are today. We learned incredible amounts of information, not just in terms of academics but also in terms of who we were as individuals. But why were these years so turbulent? At […]