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 Minded.   Our upcoming course, Yoga Therapy Skills for Psychologists and…

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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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Yoga for Stress and Anxiety in Children with Autism

By Nicole Schnakenberg  “Love every child without condition, listen with an open heart, get to know who they are, what they love, and follow more often than you lead.” – Adele Devine Very recently, an increasing number of educational and mental health professionals have started to…

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Mindfulness for Dermatological Conditions

by Nicole Schnackenberg www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov 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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The ancient art of Ayurveda and its place in modern medicine

Ayurveda is India’s traditional, natural system of medicine that has been practiced for more than 5,000 years. Ayurveda is a Sanskrit word and literally translated it means “Science of life” or “practices of longevity”. As the translation may suggest, it emphasizes extension of life span,…

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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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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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Big UK Yoga Survey Now Live!

We have wonderfully exciting news to share with you! The Big UK Yoga Survey is now live…and eagerly awaiting your unique participation. A survey such as this is long overdue in the UK. Similar such surveys have been carried out in the United States and…

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