The study found that the Transcendental Meditation program had more than twice the effect size on reducing trait anxiety as all other treatments. All the other techniques scored no better than a placebo. The exception was Concentration Meditation, which was less effective than a placebo, indicating that concentration and control of the mind can exacerbate anxiety. https://www.facebook.com/TM.UK.Women
We know that mindfulness is an incredibly useful tool to calm the mind, reduce stress and anxiety, and improve concentration. Studies at Harvard University have shown that regular mindfulness meditation activates areas of the brain involved in emotional regulation, as well as stimulating the brain’s relaxation response. Organisations like Smiling Mind are showing the incredibly effect that daily mindfulness can have of student health and wellbeing. Get 6 awesome mindfulness activities!