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VIDEO: Mindfulness Meditation and Romantic Relationships

…in the therapy room a lot with couples. They’re just trying to feel OK and mindfulness can really help both of them be in the same place at the same time, with a full opened heart for one another. Mindfulness helps us be more vulnerable. It lets us take more risks in being; more authentic because we don’t feel we need to guard so much. And instead of already needing to know, instead we have a curious mind, a beginner’s mind, an open mind and inste…

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Mindfulness – Is There Life Before Death?

…dfulness for Life: An Interview with Jon Kabat-Zinn In this DVD, Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn defines mindfulness as a way of “connecting to your life.” He discusses the “hard work” of living in the present moment, the personal and psychological impacts of developing a practice of mindfulness, and the benefits of utilizing mindfulness in therapy. He also touches upon mindfulness in parenting. Drawing upon his years of experience and research in the field of…

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Mindfulness – Challenging the Negative Self-Image

…dfulness for Life: An Interview with Jon Kabat-Zinn In this DVD, Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn defines mindfulness as a way of “connecting to your life.” He discusses the “hard work” of living in the present moment, the personal and psychological impacts of developing a practice of mindfulness, and the benefits of utilizing mindfulness in therapy. He also touches upon mindfulness in parenting. Drawing upon his years of experience and research in the field of…

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Mindfulness – The Nitty Gritty of Attunement

…dfulness for Life: An Interview with Jon Kabat-Zinn In this DVD, Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn defines mindfulness as a way of “connecting to your life.” He discusses the “hard work” of living in the present moment, the personal and psychological impacts of developing a practice of mindfulness, and the benefits of utilizing mindfulness in therapy. He also touches upon mindfulness in parenting. Drawing upon his years of experience and research in the field of…

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Benefits of Mindful Parenting

…r personal contact and have a shared experience. In addition to practicing mindfulness ourselves, we can cultivate mindfulness in our children starting at a very young age. Teaching mindfulness practices to our kids helps grow their middle prefrontal cortex, the part of the brain that regulates the body, promotes attuned communication, strengthens the “pause button,” creates emotional balance, calms fears and incites empathy, intuition and moralit…

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Mindfulness in Everyday Life: An Interview with Donna Rockwell

…nt moment throughout the day. Dr. Rockwell highlights the many benefits of mindfulness, both physically and psychologically, including the impact of mindfulness on stress reduction. Additionally, Dr. Rockwell offers insight into how mindfulness practices can be applied to all aspects of life from self-understanding to relationships and parenting. She concludes her interview by leading a few short meditation practices. Format: Instant Streaming or…

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VIDEO: Integrating Mindfulness into Psychotherapy

…l. So I think, it’s hard for me to actually envision psychotherapy without mindfulness. And, I don’t know if you know, but I’ve done research, which is about to be published, on mindfulness working with clinical psychology students. And the difference that it says the research finding say that it has made in their practice and their personal lives for wellbeing and self- care, which is so important for therapists. We could talk about self-care for…

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Exclusive Interview Series with Mindfulness Expert Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn

…dfulness for Life: An Interview with Jon Kabat-Zinn In this DVD, Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn defines mindfulness as a way of “connecting to your life.” He discusses the “hard work” of living in the present moment, the personal and psychological impacts of developing a practice of mindfulness, and the benefits of utilizing mindfulness in therapy. He also touches upon mindfulness in parenting. Drawing upon his years of experience and research in the field of…

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Uncovering Happiness: Overcoming Depression with Mindfulness, Compassion and Play

…to bring about natural antidepressants. Learning Objectives: Describe what mindfulness is and how it helps interrupt the depressive loop List three practical, formal ways to integrate mindfulness-based theory and practice when working with clients List three current neuroscientific studies showing the relationship between mindfulness and depression List and practice key self-compassion practices to use for self-care and to practice with clients in…

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Mindfulness Can Quiet Down the A**Hole Voice in Our Heads

…at the University of Toronto published a study that showed how practicing mindfulness meditation reduced activity in the part of the brain associated with a wandering and critical mind. This was also correlated with lower scores on the Beck Depression Inventory compared with a group who wasn’t practicing mindfulness. Could this cortical midline area of the brain be where the A-hole in our mind is? This is certainly a worthwhile doctoral dissertat…

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