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Vast resources on Mindfulness, applications and links to research publications.

A quarterly online magazine by University of Berkeley reporting on the psychology, sociology, and neuroscience of well-being.

A database and monthly publication updates on the latest mindfulness research. 

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How does Meditation change the Brain?

July 17, 2016

Not only can Meditation relieve stress, lower blood pressure and lift's someone's mood, it can also change the brain structure. It can sharpen attention, strengthen memory and improve other mental abilities. It can even slow down ageing. 

The Four Keys to Well-being

March 20, 2016

Further to the Huffington article on "Well-being is a Skill that can be Learned" from Dr Richard Davidson. neuroscientist and founder at the Center for Healthy Minds at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

 

The four keys are: Resilience, Outlook, Attention, Generosity. And Mindfulness certainly has a big part to play. 

Mindfulness can help kids improve attention and emotional regulation.

August 30, 2015

Mindfulness application is not just for use in the healthcare, it is also being adapted for use in many other context, such as schools.   

Animated Mice Explain Meditation in 2 Minutes

June 23, 2015

Dan Harris and Happify bring you the cutest meditation instruction ever. 

Why Well-being is a Skill that can be Learned

April 22, 2015

Our thoughts can also be a source of enduring suffering in both the mind and body. The good news is that well-being  can be learned and cultivated over time - the notion supported by a growing body of scientific evidence. Read on as Dr Richard J. Davidson (CIHM) shares the four key constituents of well-being grounded in neuroscientific research that are not typically included in most scales and measures. 

 

1. Sustaining positive emotion

2. Rebounding from negative emotion

3. Mindfulness and mind-wandering

4. Caring for others

Compassion Meditation Reduces 'Mind-wandering'

April 21, 2015

Prior research has shown that people's minds wander almost half of the time. So how do we train our minds to focus on the present moment? Amongst the many mindfulness tools, the formal compassion training has shown to increase both mental focus and caring behavior, and bring about benevolent attitudes towards one-self and others. 

 

Improving our productivity and becoming more caring person, why not! 

Mindfulness in Leadership: LKY in Conversation with Lawrence Freeman

August 20, 2013

Founding father of modern Singapore in conversation with LAURENCE FREEMAN (Catholic monk of the Benedictine order and director of The World Community for Christian Meditation (WCCM) who taught him meditation. In this video, Mr Lee answers questions on how meditation influences leadership, and urged that newcomers to meditation ‘must believe in it and they must practise it, even though they do not succeed at the early stages’.

 

 

Does Mind-Wandering Make you Unhappy?

July 15, 2013

Thinking of what makes you unhappy? That's likely because of mind-wandering!

 

According to study, people's minds wander 47% of the time, and this is causing unhappiness, no matter where they minds are wandered off too. And NO, it is not unhappiness that causes mind-wandering either. Mind-wandering is indeed the cause of unhappiness according to this research, rather than a consequence of unhappiness. Hence, learning to stay in the present moment focusing on the task at hand is likely going to improve our productivity and quality of our lives! 

Mindfulness on BBC

January 03, 2012

David Sillito tried mindfulness meditation and talks about his experience & an interview with Dr Danny Penman.

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