The Research

 

The Harvard Gazette

The Rise of Mindfulness

In recent decades, public interest in mindfulness meditation has soared. Paralleling, and perhaps feeding, the growing popular acceptance has been rising scientific attention. The number of randomized controlled trials — the gold standard for clinical study — involving mindfulness has jumped from one in the period from 1995‒1997 to 11 from 2004‒2006, to a whopping 216 from 2013‒2015, according to a recent article summarizing scientific findings on the subject.

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Harvard Business Review

Mental Fitness for Business

Mindfulness is now seen as a crucial skill in business. Meditation practices have the capacity to calm the mind, relax the body, boost resilience, and even increase situational awareness. The study of mindfulness — often defined as paying attention, non-judgmentally and on purpose — is a regular part of the creativity and wellness culture at firms around the world.

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Forbes

Future of Work: Mindfulness as a Leadership Practice

I first learned about mindfulness at the moment I needed it the most: I was referred to the mindfulness work of Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn, professor emeritus of the University of Massachusetts Medical School by my surgeon after breaking both my ankle and top of my foot in an accident.

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Summary

Mindfulness and Teens

Psychologists and neuroscientists from Oxford University and University College London plan unprecedented trial of how mindfulness affects mental health.

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