Mindfulness: it helps cancer patients

Mindfulness: it helps cancer patients

When diagnosed with cancer, a wide variety of feelings such as sadness, fear, anger, helplessness or injustice arise. When the suffering of this disease is known, most people are accompanied by their relatives, friends and those closest to them sooner or later. But do they really show what they feel when they talk to them? …

Mindfulness could help fight childhood obesity

Mindfulness could help fight childhood obesity

It is becoming increasingly clear that obesity is a major problem in Western societies. Not only do the foods we have access to contain more carbohydrates and low-quality fats, but it is very common to try to relieve work-related stress by traveling in the refrigerator, Something unthinkable a few centuries ago. Our problem is malnutrition, …

Mindfulness: 5 practical tips for beginners

Mindfulness: 5 practical tips for beginners

In recent years, meditation has grown in popularity. I get more and more requests from people interested in learning to meditate, and this is definitely something that makes me happy. Whether it’s to reduce stress and anxiety, or to improve your overall quality of life, I always recommend incorporating the practice of mindfulness into your …

The use of mindfulness in addictions

The use of mindfulness in addictions

Drug addiction is a current problem that affects millions of people, so it makes sense to invest a lot in finding ways to reduce it through various types of therapy. If there is no magic cure that can eliminate the problem in a very short time and work optimally and effectively in all patients, promising …

Inner peace: what it is and 5 tips to achieve it

Inner peace: what it is and 5 tips to achieve it

The concept of inner peace it is often used informally in all kinds of contexts. While this is an idea often associated with some Eastern traditions related to Buddhism and its idea of ​​enlightenment, there is also a secular interpretation of this phenomenon. An approach that can be approached from psychology, leaving behind the religious …

Mindfulness in sport: getting athletes into the state of flux

Mindfulness in sport: getting athletes into the state of flux

For many decades, sports psychology has relied on cognitive behavioral therapy to control and modify psychological variables involved in sports performance. Recently, the philosophy and practice of mindfulness it has aroused great interest among sports psychologists, because it seems to contribute to a better psychological predisposition on the part of the athletes who practice it. …

Mindfulness at work: what are its benefits?

Mindfulness at work: what are its benefits?

Mindfulness is a philosophy of life that it provides people with greater well-being and a much more adaptive and productive way of behaving; that is why it has become fashionable in these times. And it is that today we live in this busy world almost without stopping for a single moment to live the present …

Mindfulness in Vallcarca: this is how the Psicotools center works

Mindfulness in Vallcarca: this is how the Psicotools center works

In Barcelona, ​​more and more psychology centers are integrating mindfulness into their repertoire of therapeutic tools. This set of practices, also known as “Full Attention”, are aimed at helping people regulate their attentional focus so that they can direct it to the here and now. In this article we will see why such a simple …

Mindfulness in Schools: Benefits for Teachers and Students

Mindfulness in Schools: Benefits for Teachers and Students

The practice of All the attention or Mindfulness, more than a set of techniques to be in the present moment, it’s an attitude towards life. It is a coping style that stimulates personal strengths and, in the classroom, brings benefits to students and teachers. The goal of mindfulness in the educational context is that participants …

Mindfulness in Young People: Is It Really Effective?

Mindfulness in Young People: Is It Really Effective?

After the dramatic rise of mindfulness over the past decade, much research has been generated to test its effectiveness in a growing number of areas on the physical and mental health of human beings. Thus, mindfulness has spread from the original medical practice (application in patients with chronic pain and cancer) to different aspects of …

Mindfulness in Les Corts: BarnaPsico’s proposal

Mindfulness in Les Corts: BarnaPsico's proposal

Mindfulness, also known as mindfulness, is one of the most versatile tools in the field of therapeutic intervention. Since it has as its main purpose the way we manage our center of attention, it influences many other psychological processes of vital importance in everyday life. In this article we will see what are the characteristics …

Mindfulness for children: app in schools

Mindfulness for children: app in schools

In recent decades, the rise the use of mindfulness techniques has proven to be effective in clinical psychology, Obtaining favorable results in the intervention of psychopathologies such as depression, anxiety or chronic pain. In the child population, there has been an increase in the level of stress experienced in the school environment (Currie et al., …

Mindfulness for young parents: how to deal with stress

Mindfulness for young parents: how to deal with stress

The arrival in the world of a child is a moment full of joy and happiness, tenderness, many and intense emotions. It comes with more responsibility, because a child comes into the world helpless and totally dependent twenty hours a day. Being a parent means that life changes completely and along with the myriad joys …

Mindfulness for couples: secrets to improving your relationship

Mindfulness for couples: secrets to improving your relationship

These are difficult times in the present; In the midst of the COVID-19 crisis, the tensions that affect us are reflected in all areas of our lives, and relationships are no strangers to those tensions. Fortunately, Mindfulness (also called Mindfulness) can be of great help in preventing this kind of wear and tear on the …

Mindfulness in Grace: Psychotools and Their Use of Mindfulness

Mindfulness in Grace: Psychotools and Their Use of Mindfulness

In recent years, mindfulness has emerged as a very useful tool in psychological therapy. This is especially true in large cities with a large international projection, such as Madrid and Barcelona. In this case, we will focus on the Catalan capital to see what the daily life of a Barcelona psychology center looks like, using …

The 7 attitudes of mindfulness

The 7 attitudes of mindfulness

Mindfulness is a third generation therapy that emphasizes the process of pay full attention to present experiences, As you live, focus on what is happening in the present and in a positive way with vital connections. There is a specific program called MBSR (Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction). This is a program developed in the United …