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Mindfulness Meditation Practice

“The breath is the intersection of the body and mind.” – Thich Nhat Hanh 1. Set aside time each day to develop a personal meditation practice. When undertaken with discipline, meditation can lead to clarity and peace of mind. 2. Select a place where you can sit, uninterrupted. 3. Practice meditation for at least 5-10 minutes in the morning and 5-10 minutes at night. 4. Sit in an erect and upright position on a chair or on a meditation…

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Video Playlist: Mindfulness

1 2 next » Dr. Donna Rockwell on Mindfulness as a Psychology of Being A PsychAlive interview with mindfulness expert Dr. Donna Rockwell.<br /> <br /> … Dr. Donna Rockwell on Mindfulness Meditation and Happiness A PsychAlive interview with mindfulness expert Dr. Donna Rockwell. Dr. Rockwell … How Mindfulness Meditation Allows You to Embrace Yourself In her PsychAlive interview, mindfulness expert Dr. Donna Rockwell talks…

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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 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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The Sweet Spot: Relief from the Fear of Death through Mindfulness

If you have ever lain awake in the middle of the night pondering death, heart racing, icy hot fear coursing through your body as your mind tries desperately to find solid ground, you are not alone. Let me say that again: You are not alone. On the most basic level, you are not alone, because every other being on the planet shares your fate. That notion probably doesn’t have enough power to alleviate the anxiety though. Thankfully, there are…

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An Introduction to Mindfulness

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…

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Exclusive Interview with Mindfulness Expert Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn

Watch PsychAlive’s exclusive video interview with mindfulness expert Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn below. What is Mindfulness? To rent or stream the full interview with Jon Kabat-Zinn click here: https://psy… Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction To rent or stream the full interview with Jon Kabat-Zinn click here: https://psy… Mindfulness – Full Catastrophe Living To rent or stream the full interview with Jon Kabat-Zinn click here: https://psy……

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Mindfulness – Many Approaches

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 three…

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How Mindfulness Can Save Your Relationship

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…

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The Tao: Mindfulness-Based Cognitive-Behavior Therapy

All things in the world come from 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…

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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. 1 2 next » Dr. Donna Rockwell on Compassion and Mindfulness A PsychAlive Interview with mindfulness expert Dr. Donna Rockwell<br /> <br /> W… Dr. Donna…

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