The first post

Hi, starting off a blog is a bit daunting but here goes…

Evidence  for the link between cortisol (the stress hormone) and depression seems to grow stronger. The recent piece of research looked at teenage boys.  The question in my mind is …  given mindfulness seems to lower cortisol levels, does this give credibility to the notion that mindfulness practices can head off depression early in ones life?

BBC Article Test ‘predicts’ teen depression risk