Meditation Monday!

balance-110850_640.jpgHealthy Living @ Himmelfarb is excited to announce another mindful meditation session with Cynthia Powell!

Our session is scheduled for Monday, September 16th from 12:30-1PM in Ross Hall Rm 104, and will last about 20 minutes. We are also offering the session online via WebEx at this link. We hope you can join us!

Did you know?

Mindful meditation has been shown to reduce stress and anxiety, while also promoting self-compassion in health care professionals and students. If you would like to learn more, you can find the full text of these articles available in the Himmelfarb catalog.

  1. Damiao Neto, A., Lucchetti, A. L. G., da Silva Ezequiel, O., & Lucchetti, G. (2019). Effects of a required large-group mindfulness meditation course on first-year medical students’ mental health and quality of life: A randomized controlled trial. Journal of General Internal Medicine, doi: 10.1007/s11606-019-05284-0
  2. Taylor R. Greif & David A. S. Kaufman (2019) Immediate effects of meditation in college students: A pilot study examining the role of baseline attention performance and trait mindfulness, Journal of American College Health, DOI: 10.1080/07448481.2019.1650052
  3. Ruiz-Fernandez, M. D., Ortiz-Amo, R., Ortega-Galan, A. M., Ibanez-Masero, O., Rodriguez-Salvador, M. D. M., & Ramos-Pichardo, J. D. (2019). Mindfulness therapies on health professionals. International Journal of Mental Health Nursing, doi: 10.1111/inm.12652
  4. Rao, N., & Kemper, K. J. (2017). Online training in specific meditation practices improves gratitude, well-being, self-compassion, and confidence in providing compassionate care among health professionals. Journal of Evidence-Based Complementary & Alternative Medicine, 22(2), 237-241. doi: 10.1177/2156587216642102
  5. Lyddy, C. J., Schachter, Y., Reyer, A., & Julliard, K. (2016). Transfer of mindfulness training to the work setting: A qualitative study in a health care system. The Journal of Continuing Education in the Health Professions, 36(4), 240-248. doi: 10.1097/CEH.0000000000000120


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