How Mindfulness Practices Can Help Prepare Military Members For Future Combat

March 10, 2015 2:20 PM

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Military men and women face many high-stress situations during their training where they intensely test their ability to remain focused and attentive before they even deploy. Now, a recent study from the University of Miami suggests that meditation exercises may also help to better prepare active-duty soldiers for combat.

Psychology professor Amishi Jha, the study's lead author, joined HuffPost Live host Caroline Modarressy-Tehrani to discuss why such practices could be critical to soldiers' training before setting out for their tours.

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