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Mindfulness Training

A Simple Practice Can Transform The Lives Of First Responders

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 08.18.2015 | Healthy Living

Firefighters are known for their physical strength and bravery, but they also face an immense amount of emotional stress and pressure. And just as fir...

Mindfulness Slashes Stress Levels In ICU By 40 Percent, Study Finds

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 05.14.2015 | Science

It's hard to imagine a more stressful environment than a surgical intensive care unit, where events happen fast and decisions are literally a matter o...

How Mindful Children React Differently to Challenges (Illustrated)

Renee Jain | Posted 02.17.2015 | Parents
Renee Jain

One thing I know from my work is that mindful children react differently to challenges. To show you exactly what I mean, I've created a few illustrations.

The Case For Bringing Meditation To Congress

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 11.03.2014 | Healthy Living

Jon Kabat-Zinn thinks our leaders in Washington could benefit from some meditation. Kabat-Zinn, one of America's most renowned meditation teacher...

Feed Your Brain, Feed Your Life: The Science of Everyday Mindfulness

Mark Bertin, M.D. | Posted 06.29.2013 | Healthy Living
Mark Bertin, M.D.

Research in mindfulness has exploded exponentially over the last decade, suggesting improvements in both physical and mental health.

How Mindfulness Can Improve Your Work

Deborah Schoeberlein David | Posted 02.14.2013 | Healthy Living
Deborah Schoeberlein David

Pausing is an introductory mindfulness practice, but it offers a feasible and practical technique with which to start. Over time, training attention and awareness enhance cognitive functioning and contribute to emotional balance.

Fluidity Consciousness: Understanding The Mind's Tendency To Turn 'Clouds' Into 'Bricks'

Rick Hanson, Ph.D. | Posted 03.17.2012 | Healthy Living
Rick Hanson, Ph.D.

I had a lightbulb moment recently: I was feeling stressed about all the stuff I had to do (you probably know the feeling). After this went on for a while, I stepped back and kind of watched my mind and could see that I was thinking of these various tasks as things.

Mindlessness To Mindfulness: Adjusting Your Default Setting

Jon Kabat-Zinn, Ph.D. | Posted 03.06.2012 | Healthy Living
Jon Kabat-Zinn, Ph.D.

What is unfolding when nothing much of anything is going on with you? I encourage you to check out for yourself what is going on at such times. For most of us, usually it is thinking. Thinking is going on. It takes lots of different forms.

Mindfulness Isn't a Crystal Ball, But Clarity Can Be Magical (VIDEO)

Susan Kaiser Greenland | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Susan Kaiser Greenland

Snow globes are not only some of my favorite knick-knacks, but they're also a perfect tool to illustrate the clear perspective that we can developed with mindfulness meditation.