Samara Serotkin

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Change Your Brain With Mindfulness

Change Your Brain With Mindfulness Mindfulness has become a household word in the past couple of years. And yet, it's not new. Quite the opposite, really. The practice itself has been around since at least 600 BC. Why, then, is it getting so much attention now? Mindfulness meditation appears to have a direct impact on the [...]

Free Will and Mindfulness

I recently came across an article in Discover Magazine that caught my interest. You can find it here. The article describes a successful treatment for Obsessive Compulsive Disorder that has, at its very core, an emphasis on teaching mindfulness skills to its participants. Those mindfulness skills are leveraged to change the way these people think, adjusting [...]

What Is Mindfulness?

Note: This is the first post in my 3-part "Introduction to Mindfulness" series.  These days, much of our stress has to do with our thoughts about situations. Ideally, when we are faced with a problem, we will do all we can in the moment to solve it and let it go. What happens more often, though, is [...]

By |2017-04-07T11:42:16+00:00November 11th, 2013|Mindfulness Meditation|0 Comments

Practice makes Progress

I'm not saying that it is a cure-all, but mindfulness seems to help a lot of people with a lot of different things. Journals in every discipline lately are printing articles about how mindfulness could be a really promising addition to their field. I've come across research talking about how mindfulness can reduce stress, pain, anxiety, make people more [...]

By |2017-04-07T11:42:16+00:00September 17th, 2013|Mindfulness Meditation|0 Comments