Mindfulness and meditation: research to practice by Terry Eckmann, PhD
Think of mindfulness and meditation as an exercise of the mind that can support physical and cognitive wellness throughout the lifespan. By regularly incorporating these practices into daily life, individuals can improve their sleep and nurture a positive attitude, which along with regular exercise, nutritious and well-balanced diets, social interaction, and learning and doing new things, is an important component of brain and body health. Mindfulness and meditation can be done by anyone, anytime, anywhere, and for as long as the practitioner feels comfortable. Delve into the benefits in this article, and gain easy-to-implement approaches to use with your residents or members.