Can mindfulness meditation help you stress less during the holidays?

Looking for the perfect holiday gift for yourself?

Try a daily dose of mindfulness meditation, says Laura Dudley, associate clinical professor at Northeastern University’s Bouvé College of Health Sciences.

Dudley, who directs the minor in mindfulness studies offered through the Applied Psychology Department, says even a few minutes a day of mindfulness practices — including meditation, yoga or breathing exercises — can be the perfect way to ease holiday stress.

In an interview with Northeastern Global News, Dudley explains why it’s a good idea to squeeze a mindfulness practice into your busy day — and how to do it. The interview has been edited for brevity.

Continue reading at Northeastern Global News.