mental health

Meditation in the NBA

Catharine Willett May 20, 2016 0 comments 0

[su_dropcap style=”default” size=”3″ class=””]T[/su_dropcap]he National Basketball Association is home to the world’s most talented athletes. As part of the NBA, these competitors are subject to intensive exercise routines and frequent practice. Although it does not offer same physical benefit like lifting, running, and weight training, meditation is a new practice being incorporated into an athlete’s routine schedule. Although the physical…

Miranda Kerr Opens Up About Using Meditation to Overcome Depression

Kayla McMahon November 11, 2016 0 comments 0

[su_dropcap style=”default” size=”3″ class=””]I[/su_dropcap]t’s not easy to talk about mental health issues, but recently, model Miranda Kerr opened up about her experience with depression. Kerr was married to actor Orlando Bloom for three years before the two separated in 2013; after the split, Kerr “fell into a really bad depression.” The Mayo Clinic defines depression as “a mood disorder that causes a persistent feeling of sadness and loss of interest.” A variety of factors can trigger depression…

Mindfulness: The New Workplace Trend

Kayla McMahon January 18, 2017 0 comments 0

[su_dropcap style=”default” size=”3″ class=””]A[/su_dropcap]re you letting work-related stress get the best of you? If so, you might want to consider engaging in the hottest new trend that is hitting the workplace: mindfulness. According to a recent study published in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) journal Preventing Chronic Disease, 1 in 7 American workers say they practice mindfulness-based activities. The study surveyed over…

Mindfulness is a Key Part of Positivity

Zach Morgan January 23, 2017 0 comments 0

Do you ever feel like staying positive is an exhausting endeavor, or that looking on the bright side is a skill that is beyond your grasp? You’re not alone.  Depression is one of the most common mental conditions in the world, with almost 16 million adults in the United States experiencing a depressive episode in the year 2014, alone.  Depression…

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