Podcast: Mindfulness Meditation

Are you hearing a lot about Mindfulness Meditation, but not sure what it is?

After 35 years of scientific research on the effects of mindfulness meditation and Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) on stress, trauma, brain function and performance mindfulness is entering the mainstream consciousness.
mindfulness meditation, Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction, MBSR, Bob Stahl
Ellen Goldsmith begins a month long series of interviews and inquiries into mindfulness meditation, specifically Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) with Bob Stahl, PhD, who has founded seven MBSR programs in the San Francisco Bay Area and currently directs three MBSR programs at Dominican Hospital, O’Connor Hospital and El Camino Hospital.

Bob serves as a Senior Teacher for Oasis–the institute for mindfulness-based professional education and innovation at the Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care and Society at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. He is a co-author of A Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Workbook, Living With Your Heart Wide Open,and Calming the Rush of Panic.

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Ellen Goldsmith

Ellen Goldsmith

Ellen Goldsmith is a licensed and nationally board certified acupuncturist and Chinese herbalist. She has been in the field of Asian medicine for the past 30 years, teaching, speaking and working with thousands of people to give them the resources, skills and tools they seek to improve the quality of their health and lives. Ellen is the author of the well respected book, Nutritional Healing with Chinese Medicine: + 175 Recipes for Optimal Health. She is on faculty at the National University of Natural Medicine’s College of Classical Chinese Medicine in Portland, Oregon.

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