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Meditations and Molotovs – 11.13.17

 Today, Meditations and Molotovs airs live from PARC – Politics Art Roots Culture. Yes, you heard that right: we’re back to live programming! Vince will be discussing the ongoing organizing work that’s taking place in Northwest Indiana and the importance of organizational vision and structure. Organizing is much more an art than a science, nevertheless some techniques and principles work better than others. …

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Joe Leech – 8 Health Benefits of Mindfulness Meditation

The ancient practice of meditation—particularly mindfulness meditation—has recently surged in popularity. In fact, in the U.S. about 8 percent of adults and 1.6 percent of children have tried italready. This is because the health benefits of mindfulness meditation are incredibly impressive … and supported by scientific studies. This article explores the health conditions and diseases it may help with. Read …

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The Dr. Peter Breggin Hour – 06.01.16

A profound, thoughtful and moving hour about mindfulness with psychologist Donna Rockwell, PsyD. Listen carefully to her words and her spirit, and I believe it will add to your life as it has to mine. You will find yourself refreshed and reminded of what it means to create the kind of life, work, love and friendships you really want to have.

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Utpal Dholakia Ph.D. – If Mindfulness Is This Popular, Why Is Everyone So Mindless?

On the surface, mindfulness practice seems tailor-made for increasing welfare of its adopters. Drawing upon centuries-old Buddhist and Vedantic rituals, it refers to a set of activities & exercisesperformed to focus one’s mind on experiencing the present, one moment at a time. Mindfulness exercises often involve meditation in some form. The practitioner focuses on a single concept continuously for a period ranging from a few minutes to …

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Everyday mindfulness linked to healthy glucose levels

Dispositional, or “everyday” mindfulness is the inherent trait of being aware of one’s present thoughts and feelings. In a new study of 399 people that measured health indicators including dispositional mindfulness and blood glucose, researchers found that those with higher scores for mindfulness were significantly more likely than people with low scores to have healthy glucose levels. The results show …