What is mindfulness?

Speaker: Judson Brewer, MD, PhD (UMass Medical School / Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care, and Society)

To watch other videos:

  • “How Mindfulness Can Help with Cravings and Addictions”
  • “The Role of Mindfulness in Stressful Situations”
  • “Mindfulness and Change”
  • “What Does Mindfulness Look Like”
  • “How Mindfulness Can Help with Cravings”
  • “How Mindfulness Can Help with Change and Transitions”


About meditation

Speaker: Richard J. Davidson, PhD (National Institute of Health / National Center for Complimentary and Integrative Health

Read more:

  • “What the Science Says About the Effectiveness of Meditation”
  • “Meditation and the Brain”
  • “What the Science Says About Safety and Side Effects of Meditation”
  • Research overview of meditation for the following conditions:

– Pain
– For High Blood Pressure
– For Irritable Bowel Syndrome
– For Ulcerative Colitis
– For Anxiety, Depression, and Insomnia
– For Smoking Cessation
– Other Conditions


“It is a joy to be hidden but a disaster not to be found”
– D.W. Winnicott

“You can’t connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future”
– Steve Jobs

Struggling with unhealthy habits?

About willingness and ability to create “space between me and my thoughts” (Acceptance and Commitment Therapy).

Speaker: Jonathan Bricker, PhD