NEWS

Mindfulness is making its way to U.K. parliament. Already, over 50 MPs and peers have gone through an 8-week mindfulness course and more are expected to participate in February. 

A documentary about a middle school mindfulness program in San Francisco will air on the PBS World Channel tonight. 

Slate talks to James Doty, founder of the Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education (CCARE) at Stanford University about Stanford's investment in altruism research. 

The Harvard Business Review takes on difficult thoughts in the office, and suggests four mindful tips for getting unhooked from unsavory emotions. 

The University of Virginia launched the website for its new Contemplative Sciences Center.

Free teleconference with Katy Butler to explore end-of-life care and the medical profession on November 13.

Congressman Tim Ryan, author of A Mindful Nation, will hold a mindful meditation session today for members and staff despite government shutdown.

A recent New York Times article looks at two studies capturing how mindfulness training is improving the health of doctors and their patients. 

The National Institutes of Health grant will extend neuroscientist Dr. Richard Davidson's meditation research for the next five years. Read on to learn more about the three new research projects that will be funded by the grant. 

A Wharton Business professor devoted to studying this question provides five insights into what we should ask ourselves when it comes to choosing work that matters to us.