Mind over Matter- A new way to age well

2018-09-22T14:03:39+00:00

David Robson reports in the New Scientist that our attitudes can have a major impact on how our bodies fare as we grow older. Overall people who view ageing positively live 7.5 years longer than those who associate it with fragility and senility. Becca Levy at the Yale School of Public Health studied the impact of [...]

Mind over Matter- A new way to age well 2018-09-22T14:03:39+00:00

Mindfulness boosts resilience in university students

2018-03-01T16:45:27+00:00

A controlled study published in The Lancet revealed that mindfulness training helps to build resilience and improve mental health in university students. The study involved 600 Cambridge students assigned randomly to two groups. Both groups were offered counselling services and usual university or NHS support. One group was also offered an 8-week mindfulness course comprising [...]

Mindfulness boosts resilience in university students 2018-03-01T16:45:27+00:00