The postings and links here are all related to the evidence base for mindfulness training in contemporary mental health practice. Just click on the highlighted text to access.
I recommend the site produced by Dr. John Lovas, Mindfulness for Everyone as a great place to go for inspiration and support for mindfulness practice. You will find beautiful photographic images and wisdom regarding the practice of mindfulness drawn from great practitioners and teachers from many western and eastern traditions.
David S. Black publishes a great site for finding recent scholarly articles and research on mindfulness is Mindfulness Research Monthly . There is a complete selection of archived issues extending over the past few years available free.
Dr. Richard Davidson has done some of the most fascinating and well received research in recent years. He runs the Center for Investigating Healthy Minds at University of Wisconsis, Madison. Check out the website to see what he’s up to and read his books, most recenty, The Emotional Life of Your Brain. He also did an interview with Krista Tippet on the public radio show, On Being. Check it out.
Dr. Richard Davidson of the University of Wisconsin gives a 15 minute talk summarizing the promising research linking meditation with wellbeing. Click Here
Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care and Society at the University of Massachusetts Medical School provides abstracts of its research on MBSR .
A video summary is available at the Mass Med School Center for Mindfulness CLICK HERE
The above page also has links to several items of interest concerning research on MBSR.
Oprah Magazine features a great article by Norman Fischer titled Simple Yet Astounding Ways to Relax When You’re Overwhelmed