Pauliann Long, LCSW-C

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Self Care

Mindfulness Therapy May Prevent Depression Relapse

Good morning, Today we are sharing an article from http://www.medscape.com/ entitled 'Mindfulness Therapy May Prevent Depression Relapse.' "Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT) reduces the risk for depression relapse in patients with recurrent depression, with the greatest effect seen in those with the worst baseline symptoms, the results of an individual patient data meta-analysis indicate. Synthesizing data from more than 1200 patients in nine studies, European...

This Is Why Meditation Makes You Feel Better

Good afternoon! Today we are sharing an article from Time.com entitled 'This Is Why Meditation Makes You Feel Better: After just four days of meditation training, people reported feeling 21% less pain.'  As you know, we are advocates for meditation as part of integrative therapy and medicine. This article talks about 'a new study published in the Journal of Neuroscience shows that...

Three Meditation Myths that Keep You from a Healthier Life

Good morning, Today we are sharing an article from Psychologytoday.com entitled ' Three Meditation Myths that Keep You from a Healthier Life.' "Meditative practices offer a simple, intuitive approach to improving your life and mental well being, yet many who could benefit from meditation are quickly deterred by misinformation. Meditation is not difficult, it has a huge positive impact on the brain, and...

Out With the Old, an article from the New York Times

“The limits of the human capacity for change may be much greater than we, as scientists, have given people credit for.” Today we are sharing an article from the New York Times about changing several aspects of ourselves at once, versus trying to do it incrementally. "Experiments involving health and well­-being typically require their subjects to change just one aspect of their...

8 Ways You Can Survive — And Thrive In — Midlife

Hello! Today we are sharing a great article from www.npr.org about eight tips for thriving during your midlife. We all go through life changes throughout different stages in our lives. And of course there is the cliche "mid-life crisis" which we often hear too much about. However this article shows some enlightenment into being happy and thriving in midlife with advice...

Hello Spring! 7 Ways the Season Invites Us to Change, sharing an article from Soundstrue.com

Dear Friends, Moving from winter into spring is a big transition time for many of us. Change is happening like crazy everywhere. Today I am sharing with you an article that I received via email from enews.soundstrue.com. I love this list of ways to think about the energy of this season! While I'm not endorsing the products mentioned in the article, I enjoy...

Harvard Studied People For 75 Years & Found That Happiness Comes From One Thing…

Today we are sharing a video from mindvalleyacademy.com  on happiness, and a fulfilling life based on a study by Harvard professor, Robert Waldinger. The answer may surprise you so take a look! "What keeps us happy and healthy as we go through life?   If you think it’s fame and money, you’re not alone – but, according to psychiatrist Robert Waldinger, you’re mistaken.   As the...