Gratitude Beats Depression and Increases Happiness

According to a recent study, individuals who are exposed to sunlight or bright indoor light early in the morning experience less stress, feel less depressed and sleep better at night than those who are not.

More Light = Better Sleep

According to a recent study, individuals who are exposed to sunlight or bright indoor light early in the morning experience less stress, feel less depressed and sleep better at night than those who are not.

There Is No Permanent “You,” Say Both Science and Buddhism

Both Buddhism and contemporary neuroscience agree: there is no permanent “you” or consistent, objective self. The Western idea that we remain the same moment to moment is an illusion. Rather, we are a set of cells, with brain and body in constant flux.

Does Homework Really Matter?

In the course of therapy, you may find that your therapist assigns you weekly or regular “homework” assignments. Many clients are at first resistant to homework, feeling like they already have full schedules and can’t fit in another task. Some of us may even have negative associations with the term “homework.”

Minute Mindfulness

Minute Mindfulness is a simple way to allow mindfulness practice to be more accessible to a Western audience – even those suffering from depression and anxiety.

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction

If you think you might be suffering from anxiety, you may be wondering how to find out for sure. This article explains how to test The Anxiety Hypothesis.

Nature’s Medicine

People who suffer from depression, obesity and a number of other complaints may benefit from more time spent in nature, according to a recent report.

The Anxiety Hypothesis

If you think you might be suffering from anxiety, you may be wondering how to find out for sure. This article explains how to test The Anxiety Hypothesis.

Anxiety Warps Your Perception.

A recent article in BBC online, written by neuroscientist Bobby Azarian, was titled “How Anxiety Warps Your Perception.” The main points of this article are summarized below.

The Elements of Happiness.

The online magazine Epic just published a summary of the work of psychologist Martin Seligman. In his book Flourish he identifies five elements of emotional well-being and happiness which are summarized below….