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26 results found for “Movement”

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4 articles found for "Movement"

Possibly the world’s most effective mental health device

This remarkable device helps regulate mood, decrease stress, boost memory, promote healthy brain functioning and keep common mental health issues at bay.

5 Min

Basic mind maintenance

Our brains are essential equipment, yet we don't always take great care of them. With these basic mind maintenance tips, you can keep yours working a whole lot better!

6 Min

Accidental mindfulness & inadvertent forest bathing

Your Wi-Fi may be working fine, but have you lost that other important connection? Discover how regularly connecting with nature can bring about powerful psychological and physical benefits, even if you're not great at meditating.

6 Min

What to do when meditation isn’t doing it for you

Having trouble meditating? Discover the powerful brain-boosting alternative you already love.

4 Min

Events

3 events found for “Movement”

Movement and mental health

Movement and Mental Health

Join our panel of experts for a lively discussion on the physical and psychological benefits of movement and exercise.

Mindful movement series

If your body could use a break, we invite you to take some time out

These sessions include simple stretches to release tension; mindful movements to rejuvenate and refocus; tips on how to engage mindfulness while stretching; and the tools to develop your own mindful movement sequence.

Exercise and mental health

Expert panel discussion

Join our panel of experts for a lively discussion on the physical and psychological benefits of movement and exercise

Podcasts

3 podcasts found for “Movement”

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S2 E5 Yoga and mental health

We’re delighted to share that our next guest on the Mindarma Podcast is Leona Tan. Leona is a Senior Research Officer at the Black Dog Institute. In the past decade, Leona has authored notable publications

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S2 E2 Move your own way: A/Prof Simon Rosenbaum shares how physical activity protects mental health and why enjoyment is key!

Our next guest on the Mindarma Podcast is Scientia Associate Professor Simon Rosenbaum. Simon works at the School of Psychiatry at the UNSW in Sydney, and is an honorary fellow at the Black Dog Institute.

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S2 E1 Olympic cycling champion Anna Meares shares her story of remarkable resilience.

As a track cyclist Anna Meares had a remarkable career. Anna holds the equal record for world championship wins, with 11 titles to her name. She is also the first Australian to win medals in

Books

1 books found for “Movement”

Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

Flow

Legendary psychologist Csikszentmihalyi teaches how, by ordering the information that enters our consciousness, we can discover true happiness, unlock our potential, and greatly improve the quality of our lives.

Videos

5 videos found for “Movement”

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Simon Rosenbaum: Exercise is a human right

While regular exercise has huge benefits for  mental health, those who stand to benefit the most from physical activity – refugees, trauma survivors and those with complex mental health issues, are often the least likely to have access. Simon Rosenbaum explains why exercise should be prescribed for the mental wellbeing of our most vulnerable

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10 minute mindful stretching for lower back (captioned)

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Senior psychologist and yoga teacher Casey O’Brien guides us through a 10 minute sequence aimed at releasing tension and tightness in the lower back.

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10 minute mindful stretching for lower back

Senior psychologist and yoga teacher Casey O’Brien guides us through a 10 minute sequence aimed at releasing tension and tightness in the lower back.

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10 minute mindful stretching for neck & shoulders (captioned)

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Senior psychologist and yoga teacher Casey O’Brien guides us through a 10 minute sequence aimed at releasing tension and tightness from the neck and shoulders. These stretches can been particular helpful for those working from desks as well those who are engaged in daily work caring for others.

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10 minute mindful stretching for neck & shoulders

Senior psychologist and yoga teacher Casey O’Brien guides us through a 10 minute sequence aimed at releasing tension and tightness from the neck and shoulders. These stretches can been particular helpful for those working from desks as well those who are engaged in daily work caring for others.

Quotes

2 quotes found for “Movement”

Exercise has a more profound and sustained positive effect on mood, anxiety, cognition, energy, and sleep than any pill I can prescribe.

- Dr Anna Lembke

The mind can go in a thousand different directions, but on this beautiful path I walk in peace. With each step the wind blows. With each step a flower blooms.

- Thich Nhat Hanh

Research

8 research found for “Movement”

Optimising the effects of physical activity on mental health and wellbeing

This consensus statement from Sports Medicine Australia and the Australian Psychological Society provides guidance on the ways that physical activity can be promoted to maximise benefits to mental health.

Exercise as medicine for depressive symptoms

This systematic review and meta-analysis reveals that exercise is efficacious as a treatment for depression.

More evidence that exercise can boost mood

Running for 15 minutes a day or walking for an hour reduces the risk of major depression, according to a recent study.

Exercise is an all-natural treatment to fight depression

One in 10 adults in the US struggles with depression, and antidepressant medications are a common treatment. However, pills aren’t the only solution – research shows that exercise is also an effective treatment.

What is green exercise and should I be doing it?

‘Green exercise’ is a phenomenon that researchers have been studying for some years. It turns out that exercising in the presence of nature can have health benefits beyond getting your blood pumping.

Optimizing mental health benefits of exercise

This article further investigates the positive mental health effets of exercising in natural settings by looking at the role of different exercise environments & compares indoor & outdoor exercise sessions on acute wellbeing & stress.