Reader View · 4 min read · Jul 7th · The brain’s somatosensory cortex may help enrich our emotional experiences and improve our mental health. Mindfulness and dance movement therapy may be effective ways to activate it. · Shared by 1594
Those factors can enhance overall self-awareness, which contributes to improvement of mental health through potential reorganization of the somatosensory cortex.
Reader View · ~13 min read · Sep 5th · Once thought to primarily affect overstimulated boys, ADHD diagnoses have spiked among adult women. For one writer, coming to terms with her diagnosis later in life has put her past and family history… · Shared by 412, including Beate Jordaan, teresa bücker
“ADHD can change fairly drastically, and its symptoms and impairments are contingent on a very sensitive teacher or a warm and supportive home versus an argumentative home,” Hinshaw says. “It’s really sensitive to context and structure.”
Reader View · 5 min read · May 19th · Facing the painful parts of life head-on is the only way to feel at home with yourself. · Shared by 700, including Tarik ESSAADI, Felix M, Daron Larson, Arthur Brooks
Reader View · 3 min read · From 2020 · A 10-minute (or less) mindfulness exercise may leave you feeling refreshed and help you remember more. · Shared by 555, including milan-fostier, fnord, Katja Evertz, Bilal Aslam, jorge-ferrer, Thomas Power, Ines Bieler, Martin Soorjoo, Ahiesh PVS, W. David Stephenson
can do this, anywhere, at any time. Do this before any key learning opportunity and you'll remember more (and be mentally refreshed, too).
Reader View · 6 min read · 2021-07-13 · The facts about mindfulness no one's talking about. · Shared by 519, including Katja Evertz, Thomas Power
Practicing mindfulness when you're not mentally ready, or when you actually need a nap, to eat, a massage, to work, or an important conversation with a loved one can clearly create more difficulties than it's meant to mitigate. References
Reader View · 5 min read · May 30th · Does my book Indistractable work for the ADHD brain? It’s a question I’ve been getting a lot lately. Though I didn’t specifically write the book for people with ADHD, I wanted to get an honest opinion… · Shared by 390
Reader View · ~16 min read · From 2019 · The long read: It is sold as a force that can help us cope with the ravages of capitalism, but with its inward focus, mindful meditation may be the enemy of activism · Shared by 380, including Muhammad Althaf, Carl Morris, Merkstatt, Dominik Grolimund, Harold Jarche, Javi Cantón, krisdahn.eth, Bill Johnston, Brian Solis, Gabriele, Bjorn Larsen, The Psychologist, Austin Kleon, Mark Kaigwa, 🟣 Antonio Vieira Santos #FutureOfWork #InnoTrans2, Nilofer Merchant, Jonathan Kogan, Sam Proud, Fern, Daniel Bentes
Society therefore needs therapy, not radical change. This is perhaps why mindfulness initiatives have become so attractive to government policymaker