Science & Research in Vitality & Mindfulness

In this section can be found access to scientific research in vitality and mindfulness stemming from two sources:  

BeVital and other, external research sources.   

Scientific Research From External Studies

Scientific Research initiated by BeVital

We believe that evidence for the effects of vitality supports rational decisions based on peer-reviewed outcomes.  


As a consequence, the BeVital initiates and facilitates scientific research regarding the impact of vitality management, it makes these scientific insights accessible ​and brings together people who share these values for exchange and learning.


Ultimately, as a benefit to it's clients the BeVital disseminates scienctific insights and puts effective solutions at the disposal of individuals and organizations.


Informed choices based on peer-reviewed resarch saves energy and budgets, knowing which investments are most likely to bring relief and yield other desired results.


BeVital research efforts endeavor to find evidence for ... 


  • the positive effects of vitality habits on sick leave, engagement and prevention of burn-out;


  • the significance of  vitality habits in the convalescence of professionals recovering from burn-out or treatment from illness;

  • the relevance of optimal vitality for developing assertiveness, fostering creativitiy and for dealing with conflict effectively; and


  • the impact of mindfulness on building resilience for demanding conditions such as high-impact responsibility, seasonal stress and peak performance.

Alterations in Brain and Immune Function Produced by Mindfulness Meditation

Journal of Behavorial Medecine 

Feb-Mar 2014

With the widespread and growing use of meditative practices in hospitals and academic medical centers for outpatients presenting with a range of chronic stress and pain-related disorders and chronic diseases, under the umbrella of what has come to be called mind/body or integrative medicine, the question of possible biological mechanisms by which meditation may affect somatic, cognitive, and affective processes becomes increasingly important.      

read research  >>