Tag Archives: research

Meditation, Mindfulness and the Judging Mind

Places are still available at the Contemplative Summer Institute on Meditation, Mindfulness and the Judging Mind As main organiser I thought it would be good to let you know that it is still possible to participate in this exciting event. If you are interested in the role of judging (and non-judging) within the context of meditation, mindfulness, perception and psychotherapy you should not miss this event. Take part in exchange and discussion with leading… Read More »

Meditation and Mindfulness Research Meetings: Four dates for your calendar

Do you want to engage with current research into meditation and mindfulness? If yes, here are a few opportunities that might work for you. Reflecting the growing number of researchers engaged in meditation and mindfulness research, the increasingly diverse settings meditation-based approaches are applied in and the expanding range of scientific questions that are being addressed, more and more meetings are set up for staying informed, exchanging and learning more.… Read More »

Contextualising Mindfulness Conference

With mindfulness and other forms of meditation entering the mainstream questions regarding its transformation from a spiritual practice, embedded within a complete system, to a secular “collection of tools” are being raised. The Transpersonal Psychology Section of the British Psychological Society (BPS) set out to address this question at their next section conference, hosted by the University of Northampton. From 10 – 12 October 2014 the conference entitled “Contextualising Mindfulness:… Read More »

Free Access to Mindfulness Articles

If you are interested in reading a range of research articles on mindfulness, this may be for you: The publisher Routledge (member of the Taylor & Francis Group) makes 70 articles on mindfulness available online – and this offer will be there until the end of 2014. You can access these articles at: www.explore.tandfonline.com/page/beh/mindfulness-article-collection   Enjoy the browsing and reading 🙂

Mindfulness research –where are we here and now?

Let me share a few thoughts regarding the state of mindfulness research and also reflecting on mindfulness-based applications that, at least partially, justify their use by referring to scientific evidence of their effectiveness. A recently published analysis of the available research regarding the effectiveness of meditation programmes for psychological stress and wellbeing inspired me to jot down some of the thoughts I have been carrying around for a while. This… Read More »

MINDFULNESS IN THE WORKPLACE – Call for participants

We are currently carrying out an online study investigating the role of mindfulness in the workplace. This is a first step of a new research project studying the potential benefits of mindfulness practice in the workplace. Initially, we want to find out whether there is a relationship between dispositional mindfulness and several psychological factors that are relevant in the workplace. If you are currently in fulltime employment, please consider completing this… Read More »