Some 18 million people in the U.S. alone mediate, but it's hardly not a panacea for all ills, and its benefits may have been exaggerated.
A petition says the "Buddhist" practise is dangerous, but companies behind the mindfulness programmes say they help kids with resilience and self-control.
Kids might not have the same stresses as adults, but they can still benefit from meditative techniques.
The singer has previously been criticized for tweeting breathing exercises to ease her feelings of anxiety.
Despite the lack of treatments for these diseases, there's now a growing body of research to suggest there are a range of lifestyle changes we can adopt to help enhance our brain function.
These results are preliminary, but the researchers planned on doing a longer, larger study with funding from the NIH.
"It kind of made us strong in weathering a very tumultuous storm at the time," Shaub said of the meditation sessions to deal with Trump.
"Our research findings are a far cry from many popular claims..."
Scholars and practitioners agree there's a problem with the research.
A new study demonstrates the close correlation between heart and brain that results from mindfulness, and provides a novel way to study it.
The five periods of yoga reveal the practice has undergone transformations while transcending regions and religions.
'Mindfulness' therapeutic interventions help patients manage psychological distress more effectively, study finds.
Tom Voss thought walking across America would help with his PTSD. Then he started focusing on breathing techniques.
"It is remarkable that this is happening at one of the country's best known cathedrals."
What 10 days of silence can do for your brain.