MBCT is an eight-week group intervention designed to help individuals with recurrent depression prevent relapse following successful treatment.
The IMS approach to meditation focuses on mindfulness as a means of cultivating clear awareness and insight into the causes of suffering, and into the […]
Insight Meditation Society Last week, I drove to Barre, Massachusetts with MindSpace Clinic director Joe Flanders and MindSpace Clinic MBSR teacher Julien Lacaille to attend a six-day silent meditation retreat at the Insight Meditation […]
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.