Mindfulness & MBSR

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction

Mindfulness has recently become a huge focus for research. Its application to living well and healthily seems to be limitless. Research shows that mindfulness helps where stress and illness interact (as with heart disease, diabetes, gastrointestinal problems, inflammatory and immunological disorders) and is an underpinning to emotional intelligence and happiness.

The following are brief articles about Mindfulness that have appeared in the Peterborough Examiner in the bi-weekly column, ‘This Being Human’:

From CBC’s The National
Canadians battling depression and anxiety are increasingly trying meditation as a treatment option. But can it really cultivate mental health?
Watch this video segment: Meditation and Mental Health

Jon Kabat-Zinn talking to Google on Mindfulness