Natalie Bell       Mindful Wellness                       


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

Meditation Without the Bells, Whistles and Buddhas in West LA.  LA Times:

Meditation Booms as People Seek a Way to Slow Down.  LA Times:

Meditation Might Help People Sleep.  LA Times:

•  Mindfulness training can reduce physician burnout.  JAMA:

•  UCLA Mindful Awareness Research Center (MARC):

• 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:
• Uses of Meditation for health in the United States.  National Institutes of Health:

• Meditation: A Simple, Fast way to Reduce Stress.  Mayo Clinic

• Updates on Mindfulness Research.  Mindfulness Research Guide

• To Cut Office Stress try Meditation?  Wall Street Journal

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

• Mindfulness Meditaton for Generalized Anxiety Disorder: Effects on Anxiety and Stress Reactivity.  US National Library of Medicine

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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