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Buddhist Walking Meditation
Although Buddhist meditation is usually associated with sitting in the lotus position, you can also practice walking meditation. By practicing mindfulness as you walk, you can make this kind of meditation part of your everyday life—just be careful crossing the street.

 

Mindfulness Stress Reduction And Healing
Jon will describe the revolution in medicine that has occurred over the past 30 years that has integrated the mind back into the body and developed a remarkable range of practices for integrating one's experience, reducing stress, healing the body, coping more effectively with emotions such as anxiety, anger, and depression, and cultivating greater well-being and happiness.

 

Happiness and the Brain
In this clip from The Agenda with Steve Paikin, four panelists discuss how the brain processes happiness. The panelists hold well respected positions within medicine and academia, with educational backgrounds in psychology and psychiatry.


Life is Right Now
Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn speaks about the latest research on Mindfulness. How can we be more present in our lives? What does it mean in a larger context?

 

The Benefits of Meditation
Jon Kabat-Zinn, a pioneer of scientific research on meditation, lists the positive effects that meditation can have on the mind and body.

 

Jon Kabat Zinn Mountain
Jon Kabat Zinn demonstrates how to do a specific form of meditation.