Christopher Willard | Interview | Insight Journal | BCBS: Teaching Mindfulness to Children

Photo: Internet   Christopher Willard, PsyD. taught “Child’s Mind: Professional Training for Mindfulness With Young People” at BCBS April 20-22, 2012. He is a psychologist and learning specialist at Tufts University and in private practice in the Boston area. He is the author of Child’s Mind, Mindfulness Practices to Help Our Children Be More Focused, Calm and…

Buddhistdoor: “We Have All Made Mistakes” – Teaching Mindfulness in Prisons: A Different Kind of Rehabilitation

Born in Hong Kong and based in Chilliwack, British Columbia, since 1994, Venerable Yin Kit Sik (also known as Sister Jessie) ordained as a Buddhist nun in Hong Kong in 1992 following a successful career as a podiatrist. Having begun teaching meditation in 2003, she started going in to prisons and now teaches mindfulness meditation to…

Phillip Moffitt/Tricycle: The Mindfulness of the Buddha

As secular mindfulness continues to expand into many layers of our society, from psychotherapy offices and schools to corporations and the military, I welcome its spread. Regardless of the context in which it is learned, mindfulness reduces suffering when practiced diligently and ethically. Moreover, applying mindfulness to daily life situations is a fundamental dharma teaching.…

LION’S ROAR STAFF: Buddhist Teachings on Mindfulness

What is mindfulness meditation and how do you do it? Below you’ll find the basics about the practice and its Buddhist roots, plus easy-to-follow instructions and additional reading. For more, see the September 2016 Lion’s Roar magazine, featuring 20+ teachers’ on mindfulness, “the Buddhist specialty.” What is mindfulness? Some might primarily think of it as…