Today, some of the most popular and well-researched therapies incorporate mindfulness strategies to teach people how to better cope with stress and manage difficult emotions.
Studies have found that the practice of mindfulness – to nonjudgmentally notice and attend to the present moment – is associated with a number of interesting things relevant to our daily lives.
Even though mindfulness has found its way into our everyday lexicon, most people don’t really know where the idea comes from in the first place.
Here are a few such surprising places where mindfulness is being used today.
Most diagnoses of neck and back pain are nothing to be afraid of and often times imaging studies are not necessary. Learn more about what you need to know the next time you visit your doctor for back or neck pain.
In today’s culture, we are inundated with conflicting messages about diets, nutrition and our bodies. Many people focus on dieting, but what if we shifted our focus to “intuitive eating,” an approach that hinges on thoughtful nutrition, respecting and appreciating your body, and healing your relationship with food and eating.
During pregnancy, 50 to 70 percent of women will develop back pain and/or sciatica, which is pain from the lower back down the leg. Luckily, there is a lot that can be done to manage this pain.
Read about the top four things you can do to maintain a healthy spine.
If you’re feeling back pain or a shooting, burning sensation that runs down the back of your leg, you may have sciatica. The challenge is figuring out the cause of this pain.
As a transgendered woman, Lila has already faced plenty of anxiety-inducing scenarios, finding a doctor shouldn't be another one. Read how Lila's experiences with our teams at both Kent Hospital and Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island were there for her, both physically and emotionally.