relationship between yoga and psychology

The Relationship Between Yoga and Psychology

The exciting intersection of yoga therapy and psychology, and the mounting research that suggests including yoga in a therapeutic setting could have wide-ranging benefits for clients, is an area of great interest for us at The Minded Institute.   Our upcoming course, Yoga Therapy Skills for…

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yoga, studies and science journalism

Yoga, Studies and Science Journalism

A few years ago, mindfulness was placed in the limelight. As much as it’s possible for a meditation technique to become a media darling, mindfulness was it; discussed in glowing terms and hailed as a cure for scores of modern problems. To a lesser but…

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Seeing the mind from many perspectives

My arrival at the Museum of Happiness (it’s just past the Market of Extreme Bliss and round the corner tucked away by the Bodhisattva’s Last Stand pub… ), occurred with me walking initially straight past the door and then sliding back in reverse and peaking…

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rethinking how we deal with back pain

Rethinking How We Deal With Back Pain

According to the Global Burden of Disease Study 2010*, back pain is the leading cause of disability worldwide. In Western Europe, 15% of people suffer from back pain, while in the USA it’s thought that as much as 80% of the population experiences at least…

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How Can Yoga Therapy Help With Depression?

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), depression recently overtook lower respiratory disease as the most common illness, holding the unenviable title as the leading cause of disability, globally. Its increasing prevalence and the devastating impact it can have on individuals and their families, is…

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The Benefits of Integrative Medicine

The concept of Integrative Medicine is gaining recognition as a practical and effective way to tackle the growing healthcare crisis, however there are still a number of challenges, and perhaps misconceptions, that are inhibiting its complete acceptance. Skepticism on the efficacy of alternative treatments, questions…

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Mindfulness for Dermatological Conditions

by Nicole Schnackenberg The psychological/emotional underpinnings and ramifications of suffering from various skin conditions have only recently been given serious consideration in the scientific literature. This is despite the fact that emotional correlations with dermatological conditions such as eczema and psoriasis were made more…

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