Mindfulness Over Matter: Cognitive Therapy for Anxiety, Depression, and More
In the search for nontoxic therapies that can enhance standard disease treatments, combat side effects and, in some cases, prevent things from happening in the first place, many health practitioners and institutions — from holistic healers to hospitals — have made mindfulness meditation a part of patients’ integrative treatment.
What is mindfulness?
While most of us spend a good deal of time worrying about the past or future, mindfulness brings our attention to the present.
“Mindfulness has been conceptualized as paying attention to present moment experience in a non-judgmental manner, and the practice of