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


October 22, 2009

CourierPostOnline.com

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