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Mindfulness and Anxiety: What Research Tells Us

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Sunrise over a lake.
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Buddhist monk meditating.
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How mindfulness got its start


Happy woman.
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What is mindfulness?


Stressed man with his hands over his face.
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When stress and anxiety become overwhelming


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Why mindfulness can help anxiety


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Studies show mindfulness can help regulate emotions


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Accepting your thoughts and feelings


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Halting repetitive negative thoughts and worries


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An example of the guided meditation used in the study


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Informal vs. formal: different ways to practice mindfulness


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How long and how often do you need to practice?


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How effective is mindfulness, really?


Mindfulness.
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More research is needed to fully understand mindfulness


Rachel Zohn

Rachel Zohn

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Rachel Zohn is a mom, a wife, and a freelance writer who is striving to find the best way to juggle it all and maintain a sense of humor. She is a former newspaper reporter with a deep interest in writing about all things related to health, wellness and the human body. She enjoys writing about various health topics, including skin conditions such as eczema, different types of cancer and seasonal allergies.