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A Geezer's Mindful Milestone

The residents and medical students rotating on the psychiatry consultation service had an exquisite surprise for me today. They threw me a little appreciation potluck lunch. 406 more words

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Zombie Apocalypse Walking Meditation for Resident Stress Management?

How to Welcome Incoming Residents psychcongress.com/blogs/michael-… How about mindfulness?—
James Amos (@jamostheelder) July 19, 2014

The link in the tweet above takes you to an article about how important enhanced resilience is in new resident physicians.

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The Geezer's Guide to Mindful Bumbershooting and Longer Telomeres

I’ve been talking to my medical students and residents about mindfulness lately and my wife just alerted me to a new article about how mindfulness meditation may optimize the length of telomeres, those tiny structures at the ends of our chromosomes. 436 more words

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Feeling Mindfully Yucky?

“In some moments when you go into your pain and face it openly, it may seem as if you are locked in hand-to-hand combat with it or as if you are undergoing torture.   734 more words

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The Energy Healing Benefits of Mindfulness

PL Chang
Last updated on June 23rd, 2014
Published on June 23, 2014
Thanks to G.

In the New Age and certain spiritual movements, we often hear people talking about mindfulness, but we seldom realize what mindfulness really means, where it came from, or its many health benefits. 754 more words


Pain Management, Inflammation and Meditation

For over thirty years now, we’ve seen the management of pain being treated by mindfulness. This technique was brought into the mainstream by Jon Kabat Zinn and his now highly successful mindfulness-based-stress-reduction (MBSR) program, which began at the Stress Reduction Clinic at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center in 1979. 582 more words