Natalie Bell              Mindfulness & Compassion Training
 

Resources


Helpful Resources and Links
on Mindfulness practice, Meditation, and transformational living.  What today's research is saying about mindfulness practices and positivity.



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Meditation Without the Bells, Whistles and Buddhas in West LA.  LA Times: http://www.latimes.com/health/la-he-unplug-20140503-story.html

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Meditation Booms as People Seek a Way to Slow Down.  LA Times: http://www.latimes.com/health/la-he-c1-meditation-20150216-story.html#page=2

Meditation Might Help People Sleep.  LA Times: http://www.latimes.com/health/la-sci-sn-meditating-sleep-20150216-story.html
  

•  Mindfulness training can reduce physician burnout.  JAMA: http://jama.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleid=184621


•  UCLA Mindful Awareness Research Center (MARC):  http://marc.ucla.edu/

• A new study has found that participating in an eight-week meditation training program can have measurable effects on      how the brain functions even when someone is not actively meditating.  Harvard Gazette: http://news.harvard.edu/gazette/tag/mindfulness-meditation/
 
• Uses of Meditation for health in the United States.  National Institutes of Health:  http://nccam.nih.gov/health/meditation/overview.htm

• Meditation: A Simple, Fast way to Reduce Stress.  Mayo Clinichttp://www.mayoclinic.com/health/meditation/HQ01070

• Updates on Mindfulness Research.  Mindfulness Research Guidehttp://www.mindfulexperience.org/

• To Cut Office Stress try Meditation?  Wall Street Journalhttp://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390443982904578046390545386624.html

Study reveals gene expression changes with meditation (Dec. 4, 2013) news.wisc.edu

• Mindfulness Meditaton for Generalized Anxiety Disorder: Effects on Anxiety and Stress Reactivity.  US National Library of Medicinehttp://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed?term=mindfulness%20meditation

Germer, Christopher, PhD (2009).  The Mindful Path to Self-Compassion: Freeing Yourself from Destructive Thoughts and Emotions.  NY: Guilford Press.

• Neff, Kristin, PhD (2011).  Self-Compassion: The Proven Power of Being Kind to Yourself. NY: Harper Collins.

• Smalley, Susan, PhD and Winston, Diana (2010).  Fully Present, The Science, Art and Practice of Mindfulness.  Da Copa Press.

Hanson, Rick, PhD and Mendius, Rick. M.D. (2009). Buddha’s Brain: the Practical Neuroscience of Happiness, Love and Wisdom. Oakland, CA, New Harbinger Publications

• Begley, Sharon (2007). Train Your Mind, Change Your Brain: How a New Science Reveals our Extraordinary Potential to Transform Ourselves. NY: Ballantine Books

• Frederickson, Barbara, PhD. (2009) Positivity: Groundbreaking Research Reveals How to Embrace the Hidden Strength of Positive Emotions, Overcome Negativity, and Thrive. New York: Crown Publishers.


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