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Is mindfulness worthy of all the hype?

...Does mindfulness work? After years of hype about mindfulness’ benefits, however, new questions are arising. For example, do the mindfulness scientists have a religious bias and agenda? Though researchers and...

...Does mindfulness work? After years of hype about mindfulness’ benefits, however, new questions are arising. For example, do the mindfulness scientists have a religious bias and agenda? Though researchers and...

...channel universe." Previously: Mindfulness training may ease depression and improve sleep for both caregivers and patients, Using mindfulness-based programs to reduce stress and promote health, Using mindfulness therapies to treat...

...channel universe." Previously: Mindfulness training may ease depression and improve sleep for both caregivers and patients, Using mindfulness-based programs to reduce stress and promote health, Using mindfulness therapies to treat...

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Mindfulness takes center stage at Stanford Medicine X

Yesterday's Medicine X session on mindfulness, appropriately, kicked off with a brief, guided meditation led by Michael Amster, MD. Amster, and several other panelists, said they developed a mindfulness practice...

Yesterday's Medicine X session on mindfulness, appropriately, kicked off with a brief, guided meditation led by Michael Amster, MD. Amster, and several other panelists, said they developed a mindfulness practice...

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...began teaching the Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction program at the University of Massachusetts Medical School to present day. In the past three decades, have shown that mindfulness-based therapies can be useful...

...began teaching the Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction program at the University of Massachusetts Medical School to present day. In the past three decades, have shown that mindfulness-based therapies can be useful...

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Mindfulness and the fourth- and fifth-grade brain

...other researchers will follow up on this study's intriguing results. Previously: Mindfulness training may ease depression and improve sleep for both caregivers and patients, Using mindfulness-based programs to reduce stress...

...other researchers will follow up on this study's intriguing results. Previously: Mindfulness training may ease depression and improve sleep for both caregivers and patients, Using mindfulness-based programs to reduce stress...

...Stanford's Health Improvement Program. From the Q&A: What is Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction? Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction was originated by Jon Kabat-Zinn, [PhD,] who applied the traditional meditation practice of mindfulness (defined...

...Stanford's Health Improvement Program. From the Q&A: What is Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction? Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction was originated by Jon Kabat-Zinn, [PhD,] who applied the traditional meditation practice of mindfulness (defined...

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...either a mindfulness-based cognitive therapy group or traditional treatment program. Individuals in the mindfulness treatment groups completed in-class exercises, such as "body scanning," where they focused on pain, tension and...

...either a mindfulness-based cognitive therapy group or traditional treatment program. Individuals in the mindfulness treatment groups completed in-class exercises, such as "body scanning," where they focused on pain, tension and...

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...were different. Mindfulness training in this way takes advantage of people’s abilities rather than focusing on their difficulties Since caregivers often have limited personal time, mindfulness programs that accommodate them...

...were different. Mindfulness training in this way takes advantage of people’s abilities rather than focusing on their difficulties Since caregivers often have limited personal time, mindfulness programs that accommodate them...

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Previously on Scope, we've written about the prevalence of burnout among medical students and the use of mindfulness-based programs to help physicians facing similar situations. Now, a study conducted at...

Previously on Scope, we've written about the prevalence of burnout among medical students and the use of mindfulness-based programs to help physicians facing similar situations. Now, a study conducted at...

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...Individually, mindfulness therapy was associated with a 74% reduced risk of relapse, and antidepressant therapy was associated with a 76% reduced risk. Psychologist Zindel Segal, PhD, says that mindfulness therapy...

...Individually, mindfulness therapy was associated with a 74% reduced risk of relapse, and antidepressant therapy was associated with a 76% reduced risk. Psychologist Zindel Segal, PhD, says that mindfulness therapy...

Six mindfulness tips to combat holiday stress

...it is commuting or traveling, eating or talking, sitting around or doing chores, each of these activities presents an opportunity for mindfulness. Here are six easy ways to integrate mindfulness...

...it is commuting or traveling, eating or talking, sitting around or doing chores, each of these activities presents an opportunity for mindfulness. Here are six easy ways to integrate mindfulness...

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...findings recently published in the Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology suggest that practicing "mindfulness," or paying attention to the present experience without feelings of judgment, may help ameliorate anxiety...

...findings recently published in the Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology suggest that practicing "mindfulness," or paying attention to the present experience without feelings of judgment, may help ameliorate anxiety...

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...Previously: Stanford establishes ‘banking system’ to help faculty balance their professional and personal lives, How mindfulness-based therapies can improve attention and health, Ommmmm… Mindfulness therapy appears to help prevent depression...

...Previously: Stanford establishes ‘banking system’ to help faculty balance their professional and personal lives, How mindfulness-based therapies can improve attention and health, Ommmmm… Mindfulness therapy appears to help prevent depression...

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Mindfulness and emotional awareness can improve your work experience, Stanford researcher says

Emotions are seldom viewed as helpful in the workplace. Yet, as counterintuitive as it seems, checking our feelings at the door may make us less effective at work and could...

Emotions are seldom viewed as helpful in the workplace. Yet, as counterintuitive as it seems, checking our feelings at the door may make us less effective at work and could...

Stanford researcher explores use of meditation app to reduce physician burnout

...for mindfulness studies is a Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction course developed by Jon Kabat-Zinn, PhD. This eight-week course entails a two-hour group class weekly and 45 minutes of individual home...

...for mindfulness studies is a Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction course developed by Jon Kabat-Zinn, PhD. This eight-week course entails a two-hour group class weekly and 45 minutes of individual home...

Taking Depression Seriously: Why healthy living matters

...incorporate mindfulness, like yoga and tai chi, are also effective. As with any health habit change, start slow and ramp up gradually. Meditation, mindfulness, and stress reduction Meditation and mindfulness-based...

...incorporate mindfulness, like yoga and tai chi, are also effective. As with any health habit change, start slow and ramp up gradually. Meditation, mindfulness, and stress reduction Meditation and mindfulness-based...

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