Mindfulness

Benefits of Mindfulness

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… Read more »

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VIDEO: Interview with Dr. Donna Rockwell on Mindfulness

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. Read more from Dr. Donna Rockwell  

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VIDEO: How to Meditate

Dr. Donna Rockwell on Mindfulness Meditation

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VIDEO: Formal Sitting Meditation Practice

In her interview with PsychAlive Senior Editor Lisa Firestone, Dr. Donna Rockwell describes, in detail, formal sitting meditation practice. Watch or read the interview below. First the notion is that it really matters sort of how we sit and what our posture is and as we sit in the chair is how we are in… Read more »

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VIDEO: Reap the Benefits of Mindful Living

In her interview with PsychAlive Senior Editor Lisa Firestone, Dr. Donna Rockwell talks about quick and simple ways to reap the benefits of mindful living. Watch or read the interview below. What you can do in the morning before you jump out of bed at hearing your alarm is you can lie there with your eyes… Read more »

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VIDEO: Meditation You Can Do All Day

In her interview with PsychAlive Senior Editor Lisa Firestone, Dr. Donna Rockwell describes one little meditation that people can do all day. Watch or read the interview below. I’m just going to show you how to do one sort of short meditation that you can do anywhere. And what you can do is you can go… Read more »

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VIDEO: Integrating Mindfulness into Psychotherapy

In her interview with PsychAlive Senior Editor Lisa Firestone, Dr. Donna Rockwell describes how she integrates mindfulness into her practice of psychotherapy. Watch or read the interview below. Donna Rockwell:  I would say almost everybody who comes in the door, even though some therapists don’t think this is a good idea, I do, sit with… Read more »

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VIDEO: Optimal Parenting

In her interview with PsychAlive Senior Editor Lisa Firestone, Dr. Donna Rockwell talks about optimal parenting. Watch or read the interview below. But really, the best that we can teach them is by being interested in them as people. And instead of saying I need you to be a doctor or a lawyer or a… Read more »

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VIDEO: How to Introduce Young Children to Mindfulness

In her interview with PsychAlive Senior Editor Lisa Firestone, Dr. Donna Rockwell talks about how to introduce young children to mindfulness. Watch or read the interview below. Donna Rockwell: So, in parenting children, in Buddhist psychology they talk about the five senses as the five sense gates.  So we actually experience life through tasting and… Read more »

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VIDEO: The Link Between Mindfulness Meditation and Compassion

In her interview with PsychAlive Senior Editor Lisa Firestone, Dr. Donna Rockwell talks about the link between mindfulness meditation and compassion. Watch or read the interview below. Lisa Firestone:  Does consistent practice of mindfulness meditation lead to the development of compassion?  Has that been your experience? Donna Rockwell: Absolutely.  And it’s because of what we… Read more »

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