Thursday, April 28, 2016

Maybe Mindfulness Isn't a Miracle Cure

MindfulnessMindfulness is having a moment. The practice, which involves consciously focusing on and recognizing your thoughts and emotions, has been found to reduce stress, improve grades, increase compassion, aid weight loss, and bolster resilience. Above all, mindfulness is considered a strong option for treating depression.

But a paper published this month in PLoS ONE should dampen some of the exuberance over mindfulness’ seemingly miraculous effects.

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