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We need your assistance to confirm the validation of the Equanimity Scale-16!

Equanimity is a calm and even-minded mental state that is undisturbed by our experiences or situations. Equanimity is increasingly being recognized to be a central mechanism of mindfulness meditation.  At the University of Technology Sydney, we are testing a new self-report measure of equanimity before using it in mindfulness-based programmes and invite you to join …

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The pandemic is worsening negative thought patterns, but with mindfulness, we can help the mind help itself

from Aileen Lalor, special to The Globe and Mail: https://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/health-and-fitness/article-the-pandemic-is-worsening-negative-thought-patterns-but-with/ It’s probably a bit facile to wonder why our device-dependence has increased as a result of the pandemic (one U.S. survey from last September says average daily screen time for adults has gone from four hours to six). We’re all anxious about what’s going on in the world …

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A super interesting conversation!

“Welcome to another episode of BrainTainment, today I’m fortunate to be chatting with Dr Bruno Cayoun, a Clinical Psychologist and principal developer of Mindfulness-integrated Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (MiCBT). This is a super interesting conversation! We explore some ideas around mindfulness & unpack the value of MiCBT – and perhaps most importantly; how this approach can …

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Published! Co-emergence Reinforcement and Its Relevance to Interoceptive Desensitization in Mindfulness and Therapies Aiming at Transdiagnostic Efficacy

Congrats to Bruno Cayoun and Alice Shires on their latest publication – “Co-emergence Reinforcement and Its Relevance to Interoceptive Desensitization in Mindfulness and Therapies Aiming at Transdiagnostic Efficacy”!AbstractInteroception, the ability to feel the body’s internal sensations, is an essential aspect of emotional experience. There is mounting evidence that interoception is impaired in common mental health …

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Mindfulness as an exposure-based Intervention: Dr Alia Offman

It’s hard these days to pick up a magazine, browse the internet or peruse the self-help section without coming across “mindfulness”; however, there are frequently deep misunderstandings with respect to the correct definition, framing, application and utility of mindfulness in addressing mental health concerns as well as overall wellness.  Co-director of the North American Chapter …

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NEW! Mindfulness Meditation Retreat (for non-therapists)

Mindfulness Meditation Retreat …cultivating insight and wellbeing through guided mindfulness meditation… A residential retreat for health professionals, business and individuals leaders. Are you interested in developing inner resources to address stressful challenges and improving your sense of calmness and well-being? Would you like to cultivate insight and discover powerful life strategies? If so, join us …

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