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Be Mindful is a web-based program that offers users basic principles of mindfulness to help manage the problems of everyday life. The program is broken down into 10 modules that can be completed online over 4 weeks and provides education and practice in Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT), Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR), and is approved by the United Kingdom National Health Service (NHS). Be Mindful also provides guided practice, including audio downloads, for users to complete during their daily routine to help mindfulness become an automatic part of living. Users can track their progress in the program, and receive an “Aftercare Pack” in the mail when they finish. Be Mindful has also recently added a free trial program. Mindfulness has been featured heavily in recent research and Be Mindful may be an accessible way for interested users to try it out for themselves.Read the Professional Review for Be Mindful: A Professional Review
Available for: Web
Developer: Wellmind Media Ltd
Type of Treatment: Mindfulness, (Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) and Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR))
Targeted Conditions: Mood Disorders, Stress and Anxiety
Target Audience: Not Specified
Designed to be used in conjunction with a professional? No
Languages Available: English
Cost: Payment Required
Get it on: Web
In a randomized waitlist control trial (RCT), 118 females were randomized to either an intervention or waitlist control group. Participants completed measures of depression (PHQ-9), anxiety (GAD-7) and perceived stress (PSS-10) at baseline, post-treatment, 3- and 6-month follow-up. Participants who completed the mindfulness intervention reported significantly lower levels of perceived stress, anxiety and depression, when compared with waitlist control participants, and these effects were maintained at follow-up (Querstret, Cropley, & Fife-Schaw. 2018. https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12671-018-0925-0)
In another RCT, 60 participants who had been randomized to an intervention group reported significantly lower levels of work-related rumination and fatigue, and significantly higher levels of sleep quality, when compared with waitlist control participants (n = 58). Effects of the intervention were maintained at 3- and 6-month follow-up with medium to large effect sizes (Querstret, Cropley, & Fife-Schaw. 2017. https://psycnet.apa.org/record/2016-17140-001)
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