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Articles: Can Mindfulness Help Mothers of Severely Disabled Children?

By Summer Allen | August 25, 2014

A new study suggests a way to help the parents of children with autism and other developmental disorders.

 
Bestselling author and teacher Jon Kabat-Zinn explores how mindfulness-based stress reduction can help you to go beyond the self, to identify and alleviate suffering in others.

Videos and Podcasts: Listening is an Act of Love

By Jon Kabat-Zinn | September 30, 2013

Bestselling author and teacher Jon Kabat-Zinn explores how mindfulness-based stress reduction can help you to go beyond the self, to identify and alleviate suffering in others.

 
In this presentation from the GGSC’s “Practicing Mindfulness & Compassion” conference, GGSC Science Director Emiliana R. Simon-Thomas explains why mindfulness meditation can help support the growth of compassion in the brain.

Videos and Podcasts: The Biology of Mindfulness and Compassion

By Emiliana R. Simon-Thomas | September 25, 2013

In this presentation from the GGSC’s “Practicing Mindfulness & Compassion” conference, GGSC Science Director Emiliana R. Simon-Thomas explains why mindfulness meditation can help support the growth of compassion in the brain.

 
In this presentation from the GGSC’s “Practicing Mindfulness & Compassion” conference, Paul Gilbert explains how we can wake up to compassion.

Videos and Podcasts: How Mindfulness Fosters Compassion

By Paul Gilbert | September 4, 2013

In this presentation from the GGSC’s “Practicing Mindfulness & Compassion” conference, Paul Gilbert explains how we can wake up to compassion.

 

Articles: Are Positive Emotions Good for Your Heart?

By Adam Hoffman | July 31, 2013

A new study is the first to find that happy people have less risk of a heart attack--even if their family history puts them at high risk.

 

Articles: How Positive Emotions Improve Our Health

By Lauren Klein | June 20, 2013

A new study sheds light on why good feelings benefit our bodies as well as our minds.

 
Dacher Keltner shares his research on the vagus nerve, a key nexus of mind and body and a biological building block of human compassion.

Videos and Podcasts: Secrets of the Vagus Nerve

By Dacher Keltner | July 30, 2012

Dacher Keltner shares his research on the vagus nerve, a key nexus of mind and body and a biological building block of human compassion.

 

Research Digest Items/Studies: How Exercise Is Good for Memory and the Brain

 
University of Wisconsin neuroscientist Richie Davidson delivering his ISCS "master lecture" on the neuroscience of compassion.

Articles: Three Insights about Compassion, Meditation, and the Brain

By Emiliana R. Simon-Thomas | May 15, 2012

What I learned at the recent International Symposium for Contemplative Studies.

 
Combining wit with deep knowledge, the researcher and best-selling author of Monkeyluv explains why the stress response, which evolved for short-term physical crises, can become a long-term, chronic problem for human beings.

Videos and Podcasts: The Psychology of Stress

By Robert M. Sapolsky | March 21, 2012

Combining wit with deep knowledge, the researcher and best-selling author of Monkeyluv explains why the stress response, which evolved for short-term physical crises, can become a long-term, chronic problem for human beings.

 

Research Digest Items/Studies: Meditation Gets Your Mind in Touch with Your Body

 

Research Digest Items/Studies: Mindfulness: As Good as Antidepressants?

 

Articles: A Little Meditation Goes a Long Way

By Jason Marsh | February 9, 2011

A new study offers the strongest evidence to date that meditation can change the structure of your brain.

 

Research Digest Items/Studies: We See What We Believe

 

Research Digest Items/Studies: Does Religion Make Us Happier and Healthier?

 

Articles: The Hows of Happiness

By Jason Marsh | July 21, 2010

Seven research-tested strategies for a happier life.

 

Articles: Mindful Motherhood

By Cassandra Vieten | June 16, 2010

Cassandra Vieten reports on her innovative training program offering stress relief to new moms.

 

Articles: Positive Psychologize Me

By Jill Suttie | June 7, 2010

A review of 29 Gifts: How a Month of Giving Can Change Your Life and The Happiness Project

 
Couples participating in Nancy Bardacke's Mindfulness-Based Childbirth and Parenting program.

Articles: Practice for Parents

By Nancy Bardacke | June 2, 2010

Nancy Bardacke shares how she has helped thousands of parents (and parents-to-be) reduce stress, boost positive emotions, and manage "the contractions of life."

 
Elizabeth Cohen (second row, far left) with a class of graduates from the mindfulness class she has lead since January of 2007 at the Lowell Correctional Institute for
Women in Ocala, Florida.

Articles: Mindfulness Behind Bars

By Elizabeth Cohen | May 26, 2010

Elizabeth Cohen has found that mindfulness can not only help reduce anger and aggression inside prison walls. It can give inmates skills they need for life after release.

 

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