“There are very few human beings who receive the truth, complete and staggering, by instant illumination. Most of them acquire it fragment by fragment, on a small scale, by successive developments, cellularly, like a laborious mosaic.”
– Anaïs Nin
Below, you will find a number of resources and links which are highly recommended. These include MBSR™ research and tools among others. Some of these resources can be viewed or listened to without even leaving this site. Undoubtedly, you will find numerous ones that interest you and offer useful, beneficial tools. If you have any further questions, please contact us.
Does Stress Rule Your World? Written by Lucy K. Ziegler LPC, MBSR; Originally published in the Hill Country Weekly Newspaper. (download PDF) Article on the complexities of stress and the effects and benefits of Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction™.
Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Workbook™ by Bob Stahl Ph.D. and Elisha Goldstein Ph.D. (sample chapter) Readers turn to this book once a week gradually improving their ability to relieve intense stress and reconnect with the present. The workbook invites readers to participate in formal and informal practices and use fill-in exercises to reflect and track their progress.
A Simple Way to Break a Bad Habit by Judson Brewer MD, Ph.D. at TEDMED, Palm Springs, CA (download PDF) Psychiatrist and addiction expert Judson Brewer on how we can use mindfulness to harness the brain’s habit-forming process to build more nourishing habits that aren’t steered by cravings.
5 Steps for How to Choose a Counselor Hill County Weekly Magazine (download PDF) Choosing to go to counseling is really about change. That takes courage. Choosing a counselor is part of that change. Be brave and remember that you have choices and the right to ask questions. Besides, you can always change counselors if you choose.
Special Report on Mindfulness™ Anderson Cooper’s 60 Minutes Special Report segment on Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction™. Highly recommended.
The Mindful Way Through Depression Cognitive psychologist Zindel Segal discusses The Mindful Way Through Depression at TEDxUTSC. Zindel V. Segal is a cognitive psychologist, a specialist on depression and one of the founders of Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT).
A Simple Way to Break a Bad Habit Judson Brewer MD, Ph.D discusses how we can use mindfulness to harness the brain’s habit-forming process to build more nourishing habits that aren’t steered by cravings.
Why Mindfulness is a Superpower Short animation on how practicing mindfulness is one of the single most powerful things you can do for your well-being
How Meditation Can Manage Chronic Pain and Stress Picture this: you’re in a doctor’s office, and the doctor tells you that he or she is going to give you an injection. By the time they bring the needle out, you’ve already felt half the pain you’re going to feel just by mentally preparing yourself for, arguably, worse pain than you’re ever going to get with just that needle. That’s because much of pain itself is psychological—and an effective way to mitigate this is by simple mediation. Just a one-day “boot camp” of meditation can make a difference, says Daniel Goleman.
Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction™ by Lucy K. Ziegler LPC, MBSR Outlined presentation about the varieties and effects of stress, and how Mindfulness practices can help reduce those negative outcomes.