Mindfulness Works, But Not for Everyone

Verywell Mind: While mindfulness is a popular strategy for decreasing stress, a new research review shows that it doesn't have consistent results for everyone.

Mindfulness is often touted as a way to reduce stress, but a research review in PLOS Medicine found it’s not a one-size-fits-all strategy, and some experts suggest it may even increase stress for some individuals.

In the recent study, 136 trials on mindfulness programs were assessed for their effects, and researchers found that, compared with doing nothing, the programs were helpful for reducing anxiety, depression, and stress, as well as increasing feelings of wellbeing. READ MORE

(Source: Verywell Mind, 01/26/2021)