Research has shown that mindfulness reduces the extent to which we react to emotional events, which is reflected not only in the way we perceive these events but in the way our body physically responds to them.
Here are some apps that people from around the MindSpace community have found helpful for their Mindfulness practices. 1) Insight Timer: You can see who […]
Eureka! Mindfulness improves insight problem solving. When was the last time you had a eureka! or an aha! moment? When after struggling to find a […]
The cover story of the February issue of the Canadian Journal of Psychiatry is about Mindfulness. Presence Meditation This a […]
Whether it’s exercising more, improving your diet or reducing alcohol, here’s how to make that resolution stick. Check out this blog from the Heart and […]
How do we fit Mindfulness into an already complicated scheduling equation? Here are my top 7 strategies for maintaining a meditation practice in busy times.
A remarkable event took place at the New York Society for Ethical Culture between September 30 and October 1, 2011. Jon Kabat-Zinn, the creator of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction and his long time collaborator, Saki Santorelli, organized an event to explore the penetration of Mindfulness in different societal environments.
How many times have you said, about an activity that you know would be good for you? This story is an argument for why it’s time to reassess your priorities and make time for yourself.
An interesting study out of Harvard confirmed last year that “a wandering mind is an unhappy mind.” But, what about the evidence suggesting that letting the mind wander can actually be helpful for concentration and memory. What do these seemingly conflicting findings mean for your Mindfulness meditation practice?