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Mindfulness training can help meditator cut losses

Mindfulness has been found to reduce short-term negative emotions, reduce distraction from the task at hand, and reduce the impact of negative information on attitudes and persistence. Photo: Thomas Yau

Mindfulness meditation is a practice that cultivates awareness of the present moment and clears the mind of other thoughts, often accomplished by non-judgmentally focusing attention on the physical sensations of breathing or other experience as it occurs.

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Mindfulness meditation adapted for city life

Illustration: Henry Wong

Meditation can still a restless mind, better prepare us for the challenges life throws at us, even make us more creative. But did you know it can actually change the structure of your brain?

9 Jun 2013 - 2:37am

War veterans say meditation could solve PTSD

A homeless US war veteran suffering from PTSD. US war veterans say meditation could helped traumatised veternas. Photo: AP

US war veterans on Monday suggested meditation to help heal the post-war mental disturbances that afflict a growing number of American soldiers, including possibly the ex-Marine who gunned down the country’s most famous sniper over the weekend.

5 Feb 2013 - 5:44pm

Musicians join yoga instructor's chorus of concern against sex trafficking

A host of live acts took centre stage at Grappa's Cellar for the Women Stop Traffic event. Claudia Whitney, a popular yoga instructor in Hong Kong, championed the event to raise awareness and money for a worthy cause.

4 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Stress relief - forget about it

Don't Sweat Meditation 9/10 Free

Take a moment to insulate yourself from distractions and interruptions. A good intention, made a little more feasible with the Don't Sweat Meditation app.

22 May 2012 - 12:00am

Breathing room

A nine-month study of qigong announced recently may give Hong Kong cancer patients, their families and oncologists a new way to improve their quality of life.

1 May 2012 - 12:00am

Anti-capitalist protesters turn to yoga for the day

An anti-capitalist protest camp became a yoga den for the day yesterday, as Occupy Central campaigners stretched their limbs, meditated and gave each other massages.

22 Jan 2012 - 12:00am