Improve Emotion Regulation with Emotional-Based Meditation

Improve Emotion Regulation with Emotional-Based Meditation   By John M. de Castro, Ph.D.   “Mindfulness enables you to become a more cognizant observer of your experience, allowing you to become more “tuned in” to what you are feeling inside. When emotions feel confusing, overwhelming, or paralyzing, they are not serving the healthy and productive function that […]

Mindfulness is Associated with Higher Emotional Intelligence

Mindfulness is Associated with Higher Emotional Intelligence   By John M. de Castro, Ph.D.   “Mindful emotion regulation represents the capacity to remain mindfully aware at all times, irrespective of the apparent valence or magnitude of any emotion that is experienced. It does not entail suppression of the emotional experience, nor any specific attempts to reappraise […]

Reduce Psychological Distress and Improve Emotion Regulation with Online Mindfulness Training

Reduce Psychological Distress and Improve Emotion Regulation with Online Mindfulness Training   By John M. de Castro, Ph.D.   “Mindful emotion regulation represents the capacity to remain mindfully aware at all times, irrespective of the apparent valence or magnitude of any emotion that is experienced. It does not entail suppression of the emotional experience, nor any […]

Mindfulness is Associated with Reduced Inflexibility and Psychopathology in Adolescents

Mindfulness is Associated with Reduced Inflexibility and Psychopathology in Adolescents   By John M. de Castro, Ph.D.   “As present-moment focused, mindfulness, acceptance, and defusion interventions alter the context, behavioral flexibility emerges and, with it, increased sensitivity to context, including that aspect of context we call consequences.” – Kelly Wilson   Adolescence should be a […]