Mindfulness

Got Pain? What’s Sleep Got to Do with It?

Posted by T2 Public Affairs on March 29, 2017

Researchers notice that when people are prevented from getting enough sleep, they experience increased pain. You might even notice that when you have pain from something like a headache, if you can get a good night’s sleep, the pain is gone when you wake up.

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Keep Going! Here's Help to Stick with New Year's Resolutions

Author: Kaitlyn Kinsey, National Center for Telehealth & Technology

Setting New Year’s resolutions is easy. Keeping them is the hard part.

By now, the January rush at your local gym may be thinning out, and those salad-a-day diets may now include a few fast-food runs. Unhealthy ways to cope with stress — like getting angry, shutting down or having a drink — are starting to resurface. You might be thinking: Will my goals for healthy living give way to my old bad habits?   

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Yoga: an Alternative Treatment for Stress

Author: Nancy Skopp, Ph.D., is a psychologist at the National Center for Telehealth & Technology

Daily life in the 21st century is more  fast-paced than ever before. To meet the needs of our lives, we constantly rush from here to there and back again. We often eat on the go (or skip meals), rush to meet work obligations, deal with the stresses of traffic and face other daily hassles. We do all of this while trying to balance the demands of our home life.

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Have You Got Three Minutes to Fight Depression?

Author: David Bradshaw is a research psychologist with the National Center for Telehealth and Technology and the lead psychologist for AfterDeployment.

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Thanks for the Little Things

Author: Dr. David Bradshaw is a research psychologist at the National Center for Telehealth & Technology (T2).

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Depression: Instructions for Mindfulness meditation

Depression instructions for mindfulness meditation

Try a Type of Meditation called “Mindfulness Meditation”

Instructions:

Sit on a straight-backed chair or cross-legged on the floor. Let your breathing become slow and regular. Inhale through your nose and exhale through your mouth, nice and slowly for a few breaths to center yourself. Start to focus on your breathing, becoming aware of each breath.

Slowing It Down with Mindfulness

Author: Dr. Pam Murphy is a licensed psychologist at the National Center for Telehealth & Technology.

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