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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 »

Meditation and creativity: some first evidence

Over the last one and a half years or so, I was repeatedly asked whether there would be any current empirical evidence that meditation practice would improve creativity. Also, when I recently discussed with Lama Jigme Rinpoche possible future directions for our research, he pointed out that studying the link between meditation and creativity would be important. So, certainly this topic has been on my radar for a while. It is… Read More »