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Next month, the University of Stirling in Scotland will begin a four-week mindfulness training program for trainee nurses. The university wants to study the effectiveness of training student nurses in mindfulness-based practices to reduce stress levels. 

A former neo-NAZI with a bloody and violent past undergoes a stark transformation into someone who promotes peace and tolerance. People in his life wonder: has he changed?

Mirabai Bush, a key contributor to Google's Search Inside Yourself program and co-founder of the Center for Contemplative Mind in Society, has released a CD of mindfulness exercises for the workplace. 

Pulling your hair out at the office? Results of a new study suggest meditation training could change that for you.

In a recent Huffington Post article, meditation instructor Robert Piper draws on his childhood experience to make an argument for mindful practices in the classroom. 

A Sunday Times piece suggests a moment of pause to get us beyond our initial reactions and on the path to deeper thinking. We ask: How about taking a moment to not think?

Mindfulness programs are effective in helping veterans  improve sleep, according to research presented at the 26th Annual Meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies.

The National Post reviews Elizabeth Cline's new book on cheap fashion and the personal and social determinants of following the fashion "Joneses." 

Lidia Zylowska, M.D., conducted the first study of mindfulness training on teens and adults with ADHD and is cofounder of UCLA's Mindful Awareness Research Center. In a recent interview with the Huffington Post, Dr. Zylowska discusses her approach and offers practice tips.

If you’re American, today is your Independence Day: congrats on 237 years of nationhood! As this is a day of celebration, here are a few articles from Mindful.org on how to do it mindfully.