Articles & Interviews on Mindfulness

  1. Mindfulness Reminds Us That We Are Human Beings, Not Human Doings, McGill Reporter, May 6th, 2014
    This article describes the difficulty in our society to be ‘in the moment’ given the pressure filled and overly stimulated lives we lead. It also looks at how mindfulness can help us to re-ground ourselves in present time and respond to life challenges with greater awareness and wisdom.
  2. Mindfulness Based Stress Management: A Path Toward Self-Empowerment in Cultivating Wellness, Montreal Natural Magazine, Nov-Dec issue 2013
    This article discusses how mindfulness and the practice of mindfulness meditation has significant benefits in enhancing our physical and emotional resiliency in the face of contemporary living and its inherent stressors:the onslaught of technology, work and family stress, financial pressures, insufficient leisure time and stress related illnesses.

    It also describes the the 8 week Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Program (MBSR) offered by Living Arts, which provides a powerful foundation of mindfulness practice that can be integrated in to daily living to ensure well being and an enhanced quality of life even in the midst of present day life challenges.
  3. Meditation Alters Your Grey Matter, The Globe and Mail [2011-02-20]
    This article reviews recent research on the effects of mindfulness meditation practiced by Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction participants on structural changes in areas of the brain that impact learning and memory, emotional regulation and self-awareness. It also discusses correlations between mindfulness meditation and decreased stress levels.
    The text is also available directly on The Globe and Mail website.
  4. Dealing With Stress, The Gazette [2009-04-29]
    The article looks at ways in which we can cope with life challenges, emphasizing the power we have to respond effectively with mindful awareness in stressful circumstances.
  5. La Méditation Qui Guérit, Chatelaine [2003-07]
    In this article, the clinical applications of the Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Program is discussed in assisting individuals coping with chronic illness, pain and stress.