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Can Mindfulness Help Improve Politics?

Can Mindfulness Help Improve Politics?

Mental health and Brexit Brexit politics are having a negative impact on British mental health. Anxiety, depression and insomnia are all increasing. The use of antidepressants has risen by over 13% since the 2016 public vote. People fear losing their jobs, or being...
Can Mindfulness Prevent Classroom Violence?

Can Mindfulness Prevent Classroom Violence?

Classroom Violence On the Rise There has been an alarming increase in classroom violence in Canada. As this 2018 Global News video points out, up to 70% of Ontario teachers have witnessed violence in school. This increase in aggression is blamed in part on classroom...
Living Mindfully, Dying Gracefully

Living Mindfully, Dying Gracefully

Mindfulness At the End of Life. As Atul Gawande’s best-selling book Being Mortal points out, we’ve come a long way in treating illnesses, managing pain, and helping people live longer. However, we still haven’t figured out how to deal gracefully with death and dying....
Is Mindful Parenting Good for Us?

Is Mindful Parenting Good for Us?

Mindful parenting is a skill worth investing in. Mindfulness has been shown to be an excellent antidote to stress, including stressful family dynamics. A peaceful family is less likely to resort to corporal punishment for discipline. Antidote to Youth Violence A...