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Waking Up to Mindfulness 

Ten years ago last March, I decided to seek help for my mind. It was near the beginning of a third (and most crippling) episode of anxiety and depression, and I realized that whatever the outer circumstances behind my despair, resolution had to come from within. Swamped by… Read More 

  • Ed Halliwell
  • June 13, 2011

MBSR Re-Shapes the Brain 

A recent study published in Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience (SCAN) reported that practicing mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) therapy can actually lead to structural changes in the amygdala. Read More 

  • Mindful Staff
  • January 20, 2011

Your Brain on Meditation 

Science has proven that meditating actually restructures your brain Kelly McGonigal tells us about the latest research—and how to put it into practice. Read More 

  • Kelly McGonigal
  • December 6, 2010

Brain Research Gets Boost 

The Dalai Lama is donating money to support scientific research into “healthy qualities of mind like kindness and compassion.”  Read More 

  • Line Goguen-Hughes
  • November 18, 2010

The Science of Mindfulness 

Dr. Daniel J. Siegel on what makes mindfulness beneficial to our health, psyche, and overall quality of life. Read More 

  • Daniel Siegel
  • September 7, 2010

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