The Evidence for Mindfulness

Mindfulness meditation has been shown to affect how the brain works and even its structure. People undertaking mindfulness training have shown increased activity in the area of the brain associated with positive emotion – the pre-frontal cortex – which is generally less active in people who are depressed. Many studies have shown changes in brain […]

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Friction for Facebook

Whilst social media may, in some cases, have a positive impact on an individual’s mental health, many studies demonstrate the serious risk it poses to your day-to-day mental state. A recent article I found in the Economist helps to make this sweeping statement slightly more detailed. Here is an interesting graph demonstrating the impact of […]

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