The MindSpace blog is pleased to introduce a new series: The Science of Mindfulness. Starting this summer, we’ll be periodically posting reviews of some of the most compelling scientific research on mindfulness. We believe our readers will be as fascinated as we are by the amazing work being conducted at this new frontier of neuroscience.
Mindful in May Want to be more mindful this Spring? Want an extra bit of motivation to keep your practice going? Want to provide clean […]
In her book Real Happiness at Work: Meditations for Accomplishment, Achievement, and Peace, author and American Buddhist teacher Sharon Salzberg addresses some of the basic obstacles to well-being at work.
Last week, my mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) group discussed stress and the role of thinking in creating stress. We all agreed that thoughts can be as stressful–if […]
MindSpace Clinic director Dr. Joe Flanders is working with teachers and staff at a Westmount boys school to bring mindfulness into the classroom. Flanders is currently completing a four-week program introducing grade 9 students at Selwyn House School (SHS) to mindfulness, a mental skill that helps calm and focus the mind.
Everyone’s familiar with adult stress: among other sources, adults can face family stress, work stress, financial stress, and health stress. But adults aren’t the only ones suffering from this pervasive mental health problem: teenagers are also reporting increasing levels of stress.
How does mindfulness decrease anxiety and depression, reduce stress and distress, and improve quality of life?
]This year, you’ve resolved to get help: to learn tools for managing panic attacks, to explore the issues underlying your relationship fiascos, or to decrease your drinking. You’re ready to seek therapy. But now what?