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Musing on the Muse

Just a short post on Monday. So my wife alerted me to the story about an article on the uber-great tech changes on the horizon and I tweeted a couple of them: 499 more words

Psychosomatic Medicine

Eight-week mindfulness meditation program changes brain

A good account at The Harvard Gazette:

“Participating in an eight-week mindfulness meditation program appears to make measurable changes in brain regions associated with memory, sense of self, empathy, and stress.

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The Hero's Journey

By the time the first Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) class starts, I’ve already sat with each participant to hear their story.  Some are facing their mortality, others chronic debilitating pain and addiction, still others, family histories that limit their capacity to feel joy.   287 more words

Mbsr Training

Meditation and the Lesson of Non-Striving

For the past eight weeks, I’ve been part of a group gathering on Tuesday nights to learn what mindfulness and meditation can do for our brains, stress level, relationships and ultimately our sense of happiness. 591 more words

Life Coaching

Breaking Through

I wrote this on April 3rd, 2012

Since my heart attack at age 31, which is now behind me by over two and a half years, I’ve been learning to live in a different manner. 1,206 more words

Binge Drinking

The Surprisingly Wonderful Benefits of Mindfulness Training for People with Disabilities, Their Families, and Caregivers – Part 1

Dear Friends of Full Access,

In our community, we place a great deal of importance on quality caregiving. Recipients of care seek support that is empathetic and skilled. 794 more words