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Fall 2015 MBSR Program

Registration is happening NOW for the Fall 2015 Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction program in San Luis Obispo!

This is the highly acclaimed stress reduction program developed more than 35 years ago at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center, and currently taught in hospitals and wellness centers around the world. 12 more words

Musings On Mindfulness

Unwelcome ghosts on a mindfulness daylong practice

Warning: long post featuring dodgy artwork and some exercising of demons.

This was a little while ago now. Most of our practice group came together, with a handful of others who had also experienced an 8 week Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) course, to spend a day practicing together in silence. 670 more words


Residents Getting Ready to Free Their Minds

So now that Windows 10 is out, I’ve been thinking more about continuous improvement in a different kind of way. Oh yeah, I remember Windows 95 and…Windows Me. 799 more words

Psychosomatic Medicine

Book Review: Full Catastrophe Living by Jon Kabat-Zinn

Anyone familiar with mindfulness knows: this is the Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction manual. It is the book of all books on the MBSR method, written by its founder, Jon Kabat-Zinn. 544 more words


Thich Nhat Hanh (2008) The Miracle of Mindfulness. London: Rider

140 pages, a very manageable length. I felt that this would be an interesting follow-up to an 8 week MBSR course. This book was borrowed from the fabulous Devon Recovery Learning Community library :D… 238 more words

Take Notice

Mindfulness Based Interventions and Parkinson's Disease

Sadly there was no active control group, and a small sample size, buuut… Mindfulness Based Intervention participants showed statistically significant changes after the training. Specifically, participants had a… 222 more words