Penn's Mindfulness Program helps participants gain a clear and present mind

October 22, 2009

Financial meltdown, layoffs and furloughs, mismanaged bailouts, health care dilemma, flu shots, foreclosures, deficit, nuclear posturing, protests.

Whew. Maybe we should all take a deep breath and relax.

Maybe we could all stand to be a little more mindful.

Mindfulness is a popular form of meditation rooted in Buddhist teachings.

"Mindfulness is a way of paying attention to what is happening right in the present moment in a way that is accepting, nonjudgmental and clear," says Dr. Michael Baime, physician and director of the University of Pennsylvania's Program for Mindfulness... Read More