Have you ever looked at your pet and detected excitement, sadness, or guilt? Such interactions indicate not only your pet expressing an emotion, but also you reacting to it. This ability is crucial for a social animal’s survival, but can it work between species?
Stimulant abuse for the sake of good grades has contaminated universities worldwide. Given that pressure to perform is unlikely to be relieved, educators should at least ensure that students can strive for success in a healthy manner. Meditation may be the way.
Only 50-65% of patients with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) benefit from standard OCD treatments. Until recently, the remaining individuals needed to live with the debilitating effects of the illness. Fortunately, mindfulness is now emerging as an alternative.