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More Great Texts on Mindfulness

In its most basic form, mindfulness is the ability to present in the moment while being fully aware of where we are and what we’re doing while not becoming overwhelmed by the things happening around us. This is easier said than done. We live in a world where we are...

Great Texts on Mindfulness

In its most basic form, mindfulness is the ability to present in the moment while being fully aware of where we are and what we’re doing while not becoming overwhelmed by the things happening around us. This is easier said than done. We live in a world where we are...

Mindfulness In Education

For nearly 40 years, Mindfulness-Based Interventions (MBI) have been researched, developed, supported, and improved. Throughout the last several decades, MBI has progressively moved through health care, mental health, and education. In 1979, Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn...

A Brief History of Mindfulness

The transformative benefits of mindfulness have only recently become recognized within numerous facets of society, from the office to the operating room and beyond. By broadening our conscious awareness, we are able to evoke a variety of therapeutic sensations that...

Healing Harm: The Issue of Physician Suicide

“Heard joke once: Man goes to doctor. Says he’s depressed. Says life seems harsh and cruel. Says he feels all alone in a threatening world where what lies ahead is vague and uncertain. Doctor says, ‘Treatment is simple. Great clown Pagliacci is in town tonight....