According to Jon Kabat-Zinn, "mindfulness means paying attention in a particular way; on purpose, in the present moment, and non judgmentally."
- Center for Contemplative Mind in Society
The Center for Contemplative Mind in Society works to integrate contemplative awareness and contemporary life in order to help create a more just, compassionate, reflective, and sustainable society.
- Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care, and Society
For 30 years, the Center has pioneered the integration of mindfulness meditation and other mindfulness-based approaches in mainstream medicine and healthcare through patient care, research, academic medical and professional education, and into the broader society through diverse outreach and public service initiatives. Directed by Saki F. Santorelli, EdD, MA, since 2000 and founded in 1995 by Jon Kabat-Zinn, PhD, the Center is an outgrowth of the acclaimed Stress Reduction Clinic.
- Mind & Life Institute
The Mind & Life Institute is a non-profit organization that seeks to understand the human mind and the benefits of contemplative practices through an integrated mode of knowing that combines first-person knowledge from the world’s contemplative traditions with methods and findings from contemporary scientific inquiry.
- Mindful Awareness Research Center at UCLA
Our mission is to foster mindful awareness across the lifespan through education and research to promote well-being and a more compassionate society.
- Mindfulness - Your Present Moment
- Mindfulnet.org:The independent mindfulness information website - Neuroscience of mindfulness
A brief introduction to the brain
•Right brain left brain
•What happens in our brains when we meditate
•How neuroscience improves cognition
- Penn Program for Mindfulness | Penn Medicine
The Penn Program for Mindfulness teaches you how to manage the stresses of life with powerful mindfulness-based tools.
- Shambhala Sun - How to do Mindfulness Meditation
In mindfulness, or shamatha, meditation, we are trying to achieve a mind that is stable and calm. What we begin to discover is that this calmness or harmony is a natural aspect of the mind. Through mindfulness practice we are just developing and strengthening it, and eventually we are able to remain peacefully in our mind without struggling. Our mind naturally feels content.
- Mindfulness and Kindness: Inner Sources of Freedom and Happiness