micbt

Group Mindfulness-Integrated Cognitive Behavior Therapy (MiCBT) Reduces Depression and Anxiety and Improves Flourishing in a Transdiagnostic Primary Care Sample Compared to Treatment-as-Usual: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Authors: Sarah E.B. Francis · Frances Shawyer · Bruno Cayoun · Joanne Enticott· Graham N. Meadows

Agitation

Misunderstanding the techniques of mindfulness in the early stages often leads to some agitation and the desire to distract ourselves, misinterpret the experience, become agitated and ultimately stop practising. Agitation can occur and be stimulated in many ways. For example, we can feel irritable because of external background noise, intrusive thoughts, uncomfortable room temperature, thinking

Drowsiness

Even after a good night sleep people can sometimes feel drowsy when practising mindfulness. Sometimes this is simply because you are deeply relaxed after some stress. As our nervous system is not used to our eyes being closed whilst deeply relaxed, unless we are asleep, our brain acts as if it is time to sleep.

MiCBT Workshop with UCSD

Join clinicians from around the world in this unique opportunity to learn more about MiCBT and how this empirically validated intervention would benefit both your personal and clinical mindfulness practice. Date: 24 September 2021Time: 9am – 4pm Timezone: USA/Los AngelesPlace: Online – interactive The Mindfulness-Based Professional Training Institute – UCSD is hosting a 1-day workshop

A beginner’s guide to mindfulness meditation

Regular mindfulness practice is gaining popularity as a way to improve wellbeing. Undertaken correctly and regularly, it can produce positive benefits in the management of stress, depression, pain and other areas of distress, writes Alice Shires, clinical psychologist and director of the UTS Psychology Clinic. What is it? Mindfulness meditation focuses on being in the

The pandemic is worsening negative thought patterns, but with mindfulness, we can help the mind help itself

from Aileen Lalor, special to The Globe and Mail: https://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/health-and-fitness/article-the-pandemic-is-worsening-negative-thought-patterns-but-with/ It’s probably a bit facile to wonder why our device-dependence has increased as a result of the pandemic (one U.S. survey from last September says average daily screen time for adults has gone from four hours to six). We’re all anxious about what’s going on in the world

NEW! Mindfulness Meditation Retreat (for non-therapists)

Mindfulness Meditation Retreat …cultivating insight and wellbeing through guided mindfulness meditation… A residential retreat for health professionals, business and individuals leaders. Are you interested in developing inner resources to address stressful challenges and improving your sense of calmness and well-being? Would you like to cultivate insight and discover powerful life strategies? If so, join us

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