It is not unusual to have an underlying low grade distress with a chronic tendency to worry. In this article from Psychology Today, new research points to the fact that people with this quality can be happier about themselves and their lives when a trait of mindfulness is cultivated.
In this Time Magazine Health Issue, new research has strengthened previous studies showing that women who are obese with increased blood sugars see reduced levels when practicing mindfulness as taught in Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR). This benefit of lower blood sugars persist even after the MBSR class.
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Occasional articles on the possible benefits of mindfulness practice