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Mindfulness: A Cure for Depression

What’s been on your mind lately? If you’re like most of us, a lot of your time is spent pondering things that are rooted in the past or the future: the dentist appointment in a few hours, the argument you had yesterday, your vacation next month.  454 more words

Living With Depression

Ever Mindful

“I haven’t seen you in a while, ” said Zen Master Bon Haeng as I sat down for a koan interview at the zen center the other night. 500 more words

New Mindfulness Programs: A Letter from Bev

An open, “beginner’s” mind allows us to be receptive to new possibilities and prevents us from getting stuck in the rut of our own expertise, which often thinks it knows more than it does. 1,014 more words

Psychosomatic Medicine

Mindfulness In 2017

It’s a little after 4:00 PM and I’m just catching my breath. I’ve been running all over the hospital trying to put out the usual psychiatric consultation fires. 556 more words

Psychosomatic Medicine

The Practice of Honoring Yourself

This morning was day 2 of this year’s 31 days of yoga practice, and the planks and downward-facing dog poses reminded me that I wanted to also share this: I enjoy experiencing these videos AND I don’t do them exactly as they are led. 304 more words


Pour it onto the page: writing how we feel can help us connect to our emotions

“I can shake off everything as I write; my sorrows disappear, my courage is reborn.”
― Anne Frank

Mindfulness sometimes conjures up images of monks and nuns, seated with their eyes closed, in a deep state of contemplative, contented awareness. 1,029 more words

4 ways to combat stress and cultivate positive emotions

“Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action.”
― William James

When we read about the benefits of mindfulness, we often come across advice on how we can deal effectively with our negative emotions. 1,354 more words