Meditation

Mindfulness Wants You to Get Real With Yourself 

Mindfulness is not about accessing bliss—it’s about tamping down on the temptation to opt out of the unpleasant and only seek the pleasant. The result? A healthier relationship with your thoughts and your emotions, no matter what comes your way. Read More

  • Stephany Tlalka and Patricia Rockman

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How to Show Up When You Have Cancer 

In this podcast, Patricia Rockman, director of education and clinical services for the Center for Mindfulness Studies in Toronto, and Mindful columnist Elaine Smookler, both cancer survivors, talk about how mindfulness factors into the cancer experience. Read More 

  • Elaine Smookler and Patricia Rockman
  • March 13, 2018
Uncategorized

The Downward Spiral of Shame 

You aren't defined by your most shameful moments, say Patricia Rockman. Learn how to transform this most paralyzing of emotions. Read More 

  • Patricia Rockman
  • October 1, 2017
Meditation

Mindfulness is Not a Panacea 

Mindfulness is not simply about being in the present moment. It's about knowing when to deal with difficulty and when we need to look after ourselves by perhaps deliberately practicing avoidance. Read More 

  • Patricia Rockman
  • December 1, 2016
Guided Meditation

Let’s Get Curious! 

Mindfulness is disruptive, says Patricia Rockman, because it changes how we pay attention to things, and ultimately, our experience of the world. Here are mindfulness techniques that can help you shift your focus. Read More 

  • Patricia Rockman
  • August 8, 2016

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