The study compared mindfulness meditation
and psycho-educational treatments for combat-related PTSD using a telehealth approach.
Mechanisms for the ameliorating effect of mindfulness meditation
on substance addiction rely upon the acceptance and "unfiltered present moment experiencing" of mental urges (sometimes referred to as "urge surfing").
Using data from 47 earlier studies, researchers found moderate evidence to support the use of mindfulness meditation
to treat those conditions.
An outpatient program in behavioral medicine for chronic pain patients based on the practice of mindfulness meditation
: Theoretical considerations and preliminary results.
sessions were offered in the school setting during the eight-week intervention period.
is seen as a valuable instrument to ease and discard mindless and restless states in our daily life and habits and transform away from the negative towards positive impulses (Hyland, 2009, 2010).
The mindfulness based approach to teaching business ethics calls on business teachers to teach mindfulness meditation
and open inquiry skills to their students.
The results were stunning: Over the next few weeks, while participating in the mindfulness meditation
class, she became almost headache free.
Her answer to the question of how she deals with the stress - "I dance" - directed me toward offering her mindfulness meditation
In general, they can be broken into three groups: (a) devotional meditation, which is often associated with the Christian tradition; (b) mantra meditation, which can be focused or unfocused; and (c) mindfulness meditation
The idea of accepting, welcoming, and being open to drifting thoughts while remaining focused in each moment and unique experience separates the mindfulness meditation
from other meditative techniques (McBee, 2008).
The following exercise, adapted from Full Catastrophe Living: How to Cope With Stress, Pain and Illness Using Mindfulness Meditation
(Kabat-Zinn, 1996), uses the breath as a tool to become more mindful through concentrating on the moment-to-moment sensations of breathing.