Mindfulness

2014 Conference Video: Minds that Thrive Under Constant Pressure: For Coaches and Leaders with Margaret Moore and Shelley Carson PhD

Margaret Moore and Shelley Carson discuss the Thriving Mind at the 2014 Coaching Conference.

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The Mind of the Meditator

WHEN THE SOCIETY FOR NEUROSCIENCE ASKED TENZIN GYATSO, THE 14TH DALAI LAMA (the leader of Tibetan Buddhism) , to address its annual meeting in Washington, D.C., in 2005, a few hundred members among the nearly 35,000 or so attending the meeting petitioned to have the invitation rescinded....

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The Physiology of Meditation

Is the meditative state that is achieved by yogis and other Far Eastern rnystics accompanied by distinct physiological changes? A study of volunteer subjects in the U.S. indicates that it is

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A look at Mindfulness with Ellen Langer PhD

Video footage from Harvard psychologist Ellen Langer a well-known researcher and thought leader on mindfulness (4 minutes 21 seconds)

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A randomized controlled trial of compassion cultivation training: Effects on mindfulness affect and emotion regulation

Compassion is a positive orientation towards suffering that may be enhanced through compassion training and is thought to influence psychological functioning. However, the effects of compassion training on mindfulness, affect, and emotion regulation are not known....

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Mindfulness Support for Alzheimer's Caregivers (Harvard Medical School Guides)

The IOC is pleased to share books authored by our Fellows and Sponsors. ...

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Mindful Awareness, Mindsight, and Neural Integration

Mindful awareness has been demonstrated to alter brain function, mental activity, and interpersonal relationships toward well-being. This article hypothesizes that mindful awareness promotes these positive changes through a proposed ‘‘internal attunement’’ that catalyzes the fundamental process of integration....

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The positive effects of mindfulness on self-esteem

Positive psychological research has clearly highlighted the importance of investigating factors that contribute to well-being. One factor contributing greatly to psychological well-being is mindfulness which has been related to a wide range of positive outcomes including healthy self-esteem....

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Mindful living: Character strengths interventions as pathways for the five mindfulness trainings

The “Five Mindfulness Trainings” of Thich Nhat Hanh (1993) have been pursued and practiced by countless individuals over the years. The core of the trainings is mindful living, in which individuals apply heightened awareness to their relationships, health behaviors, and activities of daily life, while considering the impact of these on society....

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Mindfulness-based stress reduction effects on moral reasoning and decision making

Previous research has demonstrated that mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) improves psychological functioning in multiple domains. However to date no studies have examined the effects of MBSR on moral reasoning and decision making....

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