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Reversing Recidivism: Methods for Success

By Lisa Dawson and Nathan Brewer

Each year, more than 700,000 people are released from state and Federal prison, while another 9 million cycle through local jails.

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Prison Reform

Life is the Curriculum!

Yesterday, I was fortunate to attend A Day of Practice with master teacher Jon Kabat-Zinn in Los Angeles through Insight LA. For those who don’t know him, Jon Kabat-Zinn is the father of mindfulness in the west, as he secularized this ancient 3,000-year-old practice and integrated it into the seminal Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction program and clinic he founded in the late 1970’s. 638 more words


School-Based Mindfulness Based Stress-Reduction Program (MBSR) fails to deliver positive results

No positive effects found for Jon Kabat-Zinn’s Mindfulness Based Stress-Reduction Program with middle and high School Students. Evidence of deterioration was found in some subgroup analyses. 683 more words

Meditation Not A Fix, Maybe Because You're Not Broken: A Letter From Bev and Kerri

As I was struggling to finish my work in my office, one of my residents stopped by and noticed. I felt harried and I’m pretty sure I looked it. 786 more words

Psychosomatic Medicine

How advice gurus sell more products when corporations discover mindfulness training doesn’t work

Corporations purchasing expensive mindfulness training packages for corporate leadership and rank and file employees inevitably discover they do not obtain the benefits that are claimed for mindfulness. 1,890 more words

Reflections In The Mirrors of Mindfulness

This week, I completed an eight week Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction course. For me, this marked a milestone in my mindfulness and meditation journey through the camaraderie of my fellow classmates. 465 more words

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction

The key to mindfulness based stress reduction is that it’s meant to also help you get over bad habits you have formed over the years. For example, you tend to overeat, smoke, drink or do other things when you are stressed out. 393 more words