Integrative Medicine and Mindfulness: From the Monastery to Modern Medical Practice
Mindfulness meditation originated in Buddhist tradition, but the secular application of mindfulness practices in the United States has grown exponentially in recent years. Clinicians and researchers have conducted hundreds of studies assessing the physical and mental health benefits of mindfulness–the practice of maintaining a moment-by-moment awareness of one's thoughts, feelings, bodily sensations, and environment. This is an engaging series of lectures and experiential exercises by Osher Center for Integrative Medicine experts in mindfulness practice, research, and education. Learn what role mindfulness can play in your own health and wellness.