Here you’ll find articles on mindfulness research and the effectiveness of the Mindfulness X protocol, redirecting your the attention to the current moment.

76 Most Powerful Mindfulness Quotes: Your Daily Dose of Inspiration

mindfulness quotes

No matter how established your personal mindfulness practice is, sometimes you can use a little extra inspiration. Luckily, when it comes to mindfulness, there is no shortage of inspirational quotes you can use to give yourself that extra bit of motivation. Whether you are looking for recent quotes or age-old […]

History of Mindfulness: From East to West and Religion to Science

history of mindfulness

Here at the PositivePsychology.com, we have been discussing several different aspects of mindfulness for the past few weeks. Recently we explored various ways to learn about mindfulness, practice it, and even study the art of teaching mindfulness to others. But where did mindfulness come from? And why have so many people in […]

23 Amazing Health Benefits of Mindfulness for Body and Brain

Meditation health benefits

If you’ve been following this blog, you know that there are countless ways to apply mindfulness in your everyday life. You have probably also noticed that there are tons of benefits of practicing mindfulness regularly. Although we’ve talked about these benefits in a few other places, we thought it would […]

How Does Acceptance And Commitment Therapy (ACT) Work?

relationship good and bad reactions

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) encourages people to embrace their thoughts and feelings rather than fighting or feeling guilty for them. It may seem confusing at first, but ACT paired with mindfulness-based therapy offers clinically effective treatment. After all: Running away from any problem only increases the distance from the solution. The easiest […]

Top 50 Best Mindfulness Books (Reviews + PDF’s)

Top 50+ Best Mindfulness Books (Reviews, PDF's and Recommendations)

Mindfulness books are exploding in popularity in Western culture. Countless resources are now available on the topic, and it can be hard to know where to start. This article provides a wide-ranging collection of books relating to mindfulness. Whether you’re looking to mindfulness as a way to help yourself, your children, […]

Top 20 Mindfulness Apps For Meditation, Eating & Awareness (+ Reviews)

mindfulness apps

As smartphones become more and more ubiquitous in today’s world, questions arise as to how they affect mindfulness. For example, a few years ago the Huffington Post published an article entitled “Mindfulness vs Smartphones” pitting the two against each other. Some people clearly believe that smartphones are an enemy of […]

32 Mindfulness Trainings, Courses, Programs, Workshops & Degrees

mindfulness training

Mindfulness interventions, like positive psychology itself, are focused on bettering peoples’ lives no matter what their situations are. As positive psychology is interested in increasing the well-being of all people, it makes sense for positive psychology to include mindfulness interventions. Here is an overview of mindfulness training programs around the […]

Mindfulness Meditation Videos, Exercises, Books and Courses (+PDF)

Whether you have just heard of mindfulness meditation for the first time, have already begun dipping into mindfulness meditation recently or have been practicing mindfulness meditation for years, here are a few more resources relating to the subject. From mindfulness meditation videos to exercises, books, and courses, this is a […]

The 7 Most Inspirational Mindfulness TED Talks

TedTalks on Mindfulness

Mindfulness is the state of mental calmness, often achieved by focusing your awareness on the present moment and accepting any feelings, thoughts, and sensations. Regular practice enhances your overall health and reduces stress levels significantly. These videos delve into the science and joy of mindfulness, with several examples of how to […]

25 Fun Mindfulness Activities for Children and Teens (+Tips!)

mindfulness kids

Mindfulness can boost the quality of our lives in numerous ways. "In today’s rush, we all think too much—seek too much—want too much—and forget about the joy of just being." - Eckhart Tolle What does mindfulness do to spark "the joy of being" that Tolle references? How can kids start benefiting […]

22 Mindfulness Exercises, Techniques & Activities For Adults (+ PDF’s)

mindfulness techniques, exercises and interventions

People who meditate are happier, healthier, and more successful than those who don’t. The amazing benefits of practicing meditation and mindfulness are available to everyone who has the time to practice these skills. If you have already tried meditation, mindfulness or other positive psychology interventions before, you may have thought it "wasn't […]

The Positive Mindfulness Programme (PMP) With Itai Ivtzan

Positive mindfulness programme

If I had to make a list of topics that positive psychology students ask most about, mindfulness would be somewhere near the top. In fact, mindfulness interventions are one of the most popular subjects for dissertation students researching in positive psychology. I took students’ interest for granted until one day […]