In part one of her nine-part Mind Science series, clinical health psychologist Dr. Lindsay Bira, explains what mindfulness is as she helps us practice building emotional wellness. In these short videos Dr. Bira offers practical mindfulness exercises to aid with topics such as stress, sleep, and understanding others, while providing scientific explanations of how this practice benefits our brain. Click here to watch the full series.
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