Articles on Mindfulness

Recent research from the fields of psychology, neuroscience and science about mindfulness and meditation:

UCLA Newsroom
Evidence Builds that Meditation Strengthens the Brain
By MARK WHEELER
Published: March 14, 2012

BBC NEWS
Scans ‘show mindfulness meditation brain boost’
By DAVID SILITTO
Published: January 4, 2012

The New York Times
The Joy of Quiet
By PICO IYER
Published: December 29, 2011

Copyblogger
Meditation and the Art of Writing
By FARNOOSH BROCK
Published: November 7, 2011

ProBlogger
Why Bloggers Should Meditate
By ORNA ROSS
Published: November 7, 2011

Forbes Magazine
Multitasking Can Be Toxic for Your Business
By PHILIP PALAVEEV
Published: July 18, 2011
The mind is like a serving plate – you have to clean it up from the previous dish before you serve the next one, otherwise you end up with a strange-tasting mess.

CNN
Mindfulness Training Busts Stress
By VAL WILLINGHAM
Published: 2008

Meditation and mindfulness practice resources:

The New York Times
Do You Suffer From Decision Fatigue?
By JOHN TIERNEY
Published: August 17, 2011
The very act of making decisions depletes our ability to make them well. So how do we navigate a world of endless choice.

Mindfulness for Medical Professionals:

The New York Times
Easing Doctor Burnout with Mindfulness
By PAULINE M. CHEN, MD
Published: September 26, 2013

The New York Times
Teaching Doctors to be Mindful
By PAULINE M. CHEN, MD
Published: October 27, 2011

The New York Times
How Mindfulness Can Make for Better Doctors
By PAULINE M. CHEN, MD
Published: October 15, 2009