Category: News and Notes

Research Update

8/30/2022

The Dress and Individual Differences in Perception The image of the dress that some see as blue/black and others see as gold/white elicited worldwide attention in 2015, including among many…

News and Notes

7/26/2022

Two Mindfulness Courses Will Be Offered In Person The Fall  If conditions allow, the next Mindfulness for Healthcare Employees and Mindful Eating courses beginning in September will be taught in…

Research Update

7/26/2022

Does Gratitude Promote Resilience During a Pandemic? Gratitude can help foster wellbeing during adversity. These researchers assessed whether gratitude might promote resilience among college students during the Covid pandemic.  As…

Research Update

6/28/2022

Changes in Emotional Reactivity after Different Types of Mental Training Meditation-based mental training interventions show physical and mental health benefits. However, how different types of mental practice affect emotion processing…

News and Notes

6/28/2022

The Mindfulness Center programming is on vacation for the summer and will resume with a full slate of courses in the fall.

News and Notes

5/26/2022

A Silent Retreat for Current and Past Participants of All Eight-Week UVA Mindfulness Programs Will Be Held on June 4  A virtual silent retreat will be held by Zoom from…

Research Update

5/26/2022

Self-Compassion and Coping  Self-compassion, a positive and caring attitude toward oneself, can contribute to positive coping in stressful situations.  These authors analyzed the relationship between self-compassion and different forms of…

News and Notes

4/27/2022

UVA Health Receives Grant to Address Burnout among Healthcare Workers UVA Health has received $2.14 million in federal support to expand its nationally lauded program, called Wisdom and Wellbeing, that is addressing burnout among healthcare…

Research Update

4/27/2022

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction in Older Adults at Risk for Coronary Artery Disease Stress can increase the risk for cardiovascular disease (CVD). These investigators from Canada examined the feasibility and acceptability…

News and Notes

3/25/2022

A Silent Retreat for Current and Past Participants of the Mindfulness for Healthcare Employees Program Will Be Held on May 7 A virtual silent retreat will be held by Zoom…