Mindfulness Matters

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Dealing with Mistakes

Dealing with mistakes can be challenging.  Many of us tend to respond to things not going the way we planned by blaming ourselves and wishing we could change the past.  Often we can learn from mistakes we have made, so taking time to evaluate the choices we have made and how we might wish to deal with similar circumstances in the future can be helpful, but this is different than beating ourselves up over these choices and continuing to ruminate about what has happened in the past.
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Two Lectures Being Presented by Ruth King

Ruth King is an international teacher in the Insight Meditation tradition, and an emotional wisdom author and life coach. She is on the Teacher's Council at Insight Meditation Community of…
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Mindfulness and Healthcare Provider Wellbeing

  By Dr. John Schorling Burnout affects more than half of all practicing physicians in the United States, with 54% meeting standard criteria in an American Medical Association national survey.…
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Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) is a practice-based, interactive learning program. Research shows MBSR to be an effective complement to a wide variety of medical and psychological conditions. These include…

Upcoming Lecture

"Standing at the Edge: Finding Freedom Where Fear & Courage Meet"March 13, 12-1 PMUniversity of Virginia Pinn Hall Auditorium

Mindfulness for Healthcare Providers Course for UVa Health System Employees

Developed by Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn, Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction is the core program of the Mindfulness Center. MBSR classes include instruction in mindfulness meditation, mindful movement, and other mindfulness practices. This…

Upcoming Lecture

"Standing at the Edge: Finding Freedom Where Fear & Courage Meet"March 13, 12-1 PMUniversity of Virginia Pinn Hall Auditorium

Research Update

Mindfulness Training Can Facilitate Chronic Disease Self ManagementThe treatment of many health problems can be improved when individuals are more involved in their own care. Mindfulness Training for Primary Care (MTPC) is an 8-week program for patients integrated into primary care practices based on MBSR and MBCT with mindfulness-oriented behavior change skills.

Research Update

The Effects of a Modified Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Program for Nurses: A Randomized Controlled Trial This study from China evaluated the effects of a mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) program on…