How You Can Manage Coronavirus Anxiety With Yoga

Regardless where you live in the world, there is no hiding from the fact that many people’s lives are going to be undergoing a great deal of change in the coming months – if they haven’t already. The World Health Organisation recently declared COVID-19 a…

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MindfulMarch Meditation Challenge

What is MindfulMarch? LoveYourBrain is a nonprofit that believes yoga, mindfulness, and community are essential to transforming the wellbeing of people affected by brain injury. That’s why they pioneered their Yoga and Retreat programs – offered across North America – to empower the TBI community…

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Love Yourself this Valentine’s Day!

So, it’s THAT time of year again. The cards are out, flowers and chocolates in the shops, and the candlelit tables are all booked up weeks in advance. With good reason, many of us find it all rather superficial and insincere. Perhaps some of us…

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Work at a Desk? Here’s Why You Should Practice Yoga

For many of us, the sedentary nature of our work represents a significant challenge in the maintenance of our wellbeing. A 2018 survey found that the majority (81 per cent) of UK office workers spend between four and nine hours each day sitting at their…

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Decoding the development of the human hippocampus

A new research report – “Decoding the development of the human hippocampus” – provides a look into the cell types, molecular features and transcriptional regulation of a developing human hippocampus. It also illustrates spatially specific gene expression in the prefrontal cortex and hippocampus. This data…

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Perinatal Yoga: A Conversation with Shweta Panchal

Last week we had a chance to talk to Shweta about Perinatal mental health, and her upcoming Yoga Therapy for Perinatal Mental Health course with Minded: From your own experience, and your experience working with clients, can you provide an overview of perinatal mental health…

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The Minded Institute

Interoceptive Awareness and Attachment in Early Infancy

By Nicole Schnackenberg https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12959491 Interoceptive awareness describes a lived sense of our bodies from the inside. It includes an awareness of our internal, physiological processes including heartrate, respiration (breathing) rate, body temperature, blood pressure, blood sugar levels, feelings of malaise and so on. Interoceptive awareness…

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The Minded Institute

Mindfulness for Suicidality

Suicide is the intentional ending of one’s own life. It is a serious and growing problem. The highest suicide rate in the UK is for men aged 45-49. Whilst male suicide rates have decreased slightly in the past couple of years, female suicide rates have…

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