Tag Archives: Stress

The Effects of Yoga on Student Mental Health

[Source:  Medical X-Press] In college, young adults go through a developmental stage in which they experience many waves of success and failures. When failure is not handled properly, students may experience mental health issues, which may be difficult to overcome. … Continue reading


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Mindfulness Improves Decision-Making, Attention in Children With Autism

[Source:  Medical X-Press] School-based mindfulness programs can improve decision-making skills and teach children with autism to focus attention and react less impulsively through breathing exercises that will allow them to reduce anxiety, according to Rutgers researchers. The study, published in … Continue reading


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OT Corner: Teaching Mindfulness to Children

[Source: Your Therapy Source] if you have not yet instituted regular rituals with your children that develop mindfulness, it’s time. The research from neuroscience, education, child development, and positive psychology all agree. Practices that cultivate self-awareness and the ability to self-care, … Continue reading


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Stress in Small Children Separated From their Parents May Alter Genes

[Source:  Medical X-Press] Experts in the emotional needs of small children say increased levels of the stress hormone cortisol in babies and small children who are separated from their parents, especially their mothers, could have a long-term genetic impact on … Continue reading


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Stressful Events Before Age 3 May Have Greatest Effect on Mental Health

[Source: Psych Central] Children under age 3 may be particularly vulnerable to the impacts of adversity such as poverty, family and financial instability and abuse, on their epigenetic profiles, the chemical tags that alter gene expression and can affect future … Continue reading


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