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Benefits of Mindfulness

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If asked to explain the value of mindfulness, you may want to consider the following question, can you sit for one minute and completely quiet your mind?  Can you do this without feeling like you’re coming out of your skin?  When Dr. Donna Rockwell first became interested in mindfulness, she discovered that this exercise proved quite a challenge. She found, like so many of us would, if we really took the time to try it out, meditating, or even...

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An Introduction to Mindfulness

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What is mindfulness? Mindfulness is a state that can be cultivated in which one is aware of one’s present experience and responds to this experience in a non-judgmental and non-reactive way. The practice of mindfulness often leads to a sense of balance and psychological well-being. To cultivate mindfulness, you don’t need to try to create any particular state of mind such as relaxation or focus. Instead, your task is to simply become aware...

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VIDEO: Interview with Dr. Donna Rockwell on Mindfulness

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Watch excerpts below from PsychAlive’s exclusive  interview with Dr. Donna Rockwell. Mindfulness expert, Dr. Donna Rockwell discusses the benefits of mindfulness and meditation in both life and in clinical practice. She also leads a series of short mindfulness exercises. Dr. Donna Rockwell on Compassion and Mindfulness Click To Play D...

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Mindfulness Meditation Practice

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...irst appeared in Ambassador Magazine, Detroit, Michigan Join Dr. Donna Rockwell for the free April 18 Webinar “ Mindfulness: The Way to Happiness and Meaning .” Dr. Donna Rockwell on Compassion and Mindfulness Click To Play Dr. Donna Rockwell on Compassion and Mindfulness...

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Mindfulness – Many Approaches

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Watch and read our exclusive interview with Jon Kabat-Zinn There are mindfulness based stress reduction clinics all around the world now.  In hospitals, in standalone, clinics and so forth.  Many therapists are bringing it into their practice.  So it’s very available. There’s mindfulness based cognitive therapy, which is based on really wonderful randomized clinical trials demonstrating that people with major depressive disorder, who’ve had th...

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How Mindfulness Can Save Your Relationship

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In my recent blog, “The Many Benefits of Mindfulness,” I outlined how a mindfulness practice has been scientifically proven to improve our mental and physical health. The win-win effects of incorporating mindfulness into your life just seem to keep growing and expanding, interweaving into every area of our lives. Mindfulness practice doesn’t just enhance our individual well-being. In fact, it’s now being shown to have a p...

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The Tao: Mindfulness-Based Cognitive-Behavior Therapy

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...being. And being comes from non-being. –Lao Tzu This is the essence of what we have come to know today as mindfulness. Learning to let go and be without thought, without judgment, without mind. How do you let go? By being in the present moment. For many of us, that is easier said than done. Instead, we waste our time either ruminating over past mistakes or worrying about future catastrophes. We can’t change the past. So why live in it? Ther...

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Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction

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...Watch and read an exclusive interview with Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn. People will say to us after eight weeks in our mindfulness-based stress reduction clinic at the University of Massachussets Medical Center, that they felt like they got their life back in some way.  And these are people with cancer of various kinds, heart disease, chronic pain conditions, people who have, in some sense, not gotten satisfaction from the mainstream health care system...

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Mindfulness in Everyday Life: Incorporating Mindfulness Techniques into Clinical Practice

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...l 3 CE Credits – $35 90 Minutes Earn 3 CE’s by watching the Webinar and reading an article by Dr. Rockwell. Mindfulness is at the cutting edge of psychotherapy practice, recognized as the third wave of cognitive behavioral therapy. It is also a foundational element of humanistic-existential approaches to living a full and meaningful life. With its roots in Eastern wisdom traditions, mindfulness helps patients and clients, and clinicians thems...

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