Medically Reviewed by Carol DerSarkissian, MD on November 29, 2022



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American Psychological Association: “What are the Benefits of Mindfulness?”

Arthritis Foundation: “Ease Arthritis Symptoms with Meditation.”

Cognitive Therapy and Research: “Changes in Mindfulness and Emotion Regulation in an Exposure-Based Cognitive Therapy for Depression.”

Huffington Post: “How 5 Mega-Famous People Make Time for Daily Meditation.”

Mental Health Foundation: “What is mindfulness and how can mindfulness help me?” “Mindfulness.”
National Institutes of Health: “The Effectiveness of Mindfulness Training for Children with ADHD and Mindful Parenting for their Parents,” “Interventions shown to Aid Executive Function Development in Children 4–12 Years Old.”

PLOS: “Genomic Counter-Stress Changes Induced by the Relaxation Response.”

Psychiatry Research: “Mindfulness practice leads to increases in regional brain gray matter density.”

Psychotherapy: “What Are the Benefits of Mindfulness? A Practice Review of Psychotherapy-Related Research.”
The British Journal of Psychiatry: “Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy v. group psychoeducation for people with generalised anxiety disorder: randomised controlled trial.”

Rolling Stone: “18 Things You Learn Following Katy Perry Around.”

The Telegraph: “Celebrities who meditate.”

University of California The Greater Good Science Center: “What is Mindfulness?” “Is Mindfulness as Good as Antidepressants?”