Muhammad Ali, Michael J. Fox, Linda Ronstadt – these are some of the most well-known faces of Parkinson’s disease. But millions of people all over the world are living with this diagnosis, and dealing with the constant tremors, pain, and depression that can come with it. Medication and therapy alike have been used to treat […]
Fear can sometimes limit us . . . . . . and often, one of the last things we want to do is confront what scares us the most. For Kelly McGonigal, PhD it felt like avoiding her biggest fear was only helping to reinforce it. But when she started using mindfulness practice just a […]
In the news, on the Internet, even behind bars . . . . . . mindfulness is everywhere, and it’s being used in new and exciting ways everyday. As the Making Mindfulness Work series comes to a close, what better time than now to look back and reflect on what we’ve learned. These past six […]
I just read another article on road rage. Let’s face it . . . some drivers are incompetent and that can be annoying . . . but violence? over someone else’s driving? Could mindfulness “cure” road rage and help the rest of us calm our righteous indignation? Probably not wipe it out altogether, but . […]
We’ve talked about how mindfulness can encourage self-compassion, lack of judgment, and acceptance for things as they are.