Mindfulness training helps kids sleep better, Stanford Medicine study finds

Good News Notes: “At-risk children gained more than an hour of sleep per night after participating in a mindfulness curriculum at their elementary schools, a study from the Stanford University School of Medicine found. The research was published online July 6 in the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine. The study is the first to use polysomnography techniques, which…

Getting sober: The benefits of meditation through Dry July

Good News Notes: “Meditation is a good bridge between partying and sobriety because it takes you out of your mind and your thoughts into a place of peace,” Sydney-based Kinsella says. “It brings you to a state of balance, which means that compulsive behaviours will likely naturally start falling away.” He says Dry July, where people take…

Shawn Mendes on How Meditation Has Transformed His Relationship

Good News Notes: “Back in 2019, during some downtime from his relentless schedule after releasing his chart-topping, Grammy-nominated third album, Shawn Mendes found himself in the U.K. with a rare moment to reflect. While his girlfriend, the similarly chart-topping Camila Cabello, was working in the studio every day, she recommended he download the Calm app as a means of helping…

Daryush Parvinbenam Explains How Mindfulness Can Help Trauma Survivors

Good News Notes:  “Mindfulness has been proven to have countless positive mental and physical effects on individuals of all backgrounds. Clinical psychotherapist Daryush Parvinbenam recently discussed how mindfulness can improve the lives of individuals dealing with varying kinds of trauma. Trauma is a blanket term, because trauma can take many mental and physical forms. It can be…

Mindfulness Sessions To Help Non-Profit Workers, First Responders

Good News Notes: “Community Mindfulness Project (CMP) will offer weekly “Mini Mindfulness Burnout Busters” for non-profit workers and first responders free of charge every Wednesday at 9 a.m. The program began June 23. According to a news release, the short, 15 minute sessions provide mindfulness and meditation opportunities to specifically to help combat mental and…

amazon unveils the AmaZen booths, claiming that meditation might do good to its workers

Good News Notes: “amazon has launched WorkingWell, a program that provides its employees with physical and mental activities that aim to make them happier, healthier and safer. following its mission of becoming earth’s safest place to work, the company has invested over USD $300 million into safety projects in 2021. the initiative will help prevent injuries, provide wellness services and offer…

Alicia Keys Says Meditation Helped Her Become a ‘Better Mother’

Good News Notes: “Alicia Keys is opening up about how meditation has helped her as a mom. The “Girl on Fire” singer, 40, shared in an op-ed published by USA Today on Wednesday that she “became a better mother” after getting into meditation. For Keys, her “consistent spiritual practice began about six years ago” following the birth of…