Category: Italiano

Before Time Goes By

Before Time Goes By Clicca qui per l’Italiano Growing and play Adventure each day The joys of childhood But time goes by … Education and training Ignorance waning The value of knowledge But time goes by … Courtship and romance Love’s heart-warming dance  The…

Does Mindfulness Work?

Does Mindfulness Work? We were recently invited to write a paper for the British Medical Journal that discusses the treatment efficacy of mindfulness-based interventions. The paper has just been published and is entitled ‘Does Mindfulness Work?’. It can be accessed (for free) here: http://www.bmj.com/content/351/bmj.h6919.full?ijkey=Q3IuzuNeBFUkrZP&keytype=ref…

To Enlightenment and Beyond

To Enlightenment and Beyond Click here for Italian readers – Clicca qui per i lettori italiani Most Buddhist practice systems assert that there are various stages on the path to enlightenment. Perhaps the most well-documented example is the Ten Bodhisattva Bhūmis which in Mahayana Buddhism, are…

Porta il tuo cuscino di meditazione con te quando ti alzi

Porta il tuo cuscino di meditazione con te quando ti alzi Quando si soffia per spegnere le vostre candele, e si alza dal proprio cuscino di meditazione, questo è il momento in cui la pratica della meditazione veramente abbia inizio. Come meditatori, dovremmo cercare…

The Seat of Self and Consciousness in the Brain: A Buddhist Perspective

The Seat of Self and Consciousness in the Brain: A Buddhist Perspective Clicca qui per Italiano In recent decades there have been major advances in scientific understanding of the human brain. To a large extent these advances have been driven by new neuroimaging technologies…

A Second Generation of Mindfulness-based Intervention

A Second Generation of Mindfulness-based Intervention Clicca qui per l’Iataliano In one of our research papers that was published this summer in the journal Mindfulness, we identified and discussed a recent development in mindfulness research and practice. Until a few years ago, mindfulness research within…

Forgive them Father

Forgive them Father Clicca qui per l’Italiano “Father, forgive them, for they know not what they do”. These are the words that Jesus Christ is believed to have cried out approximately 2,000 years ago during his crucifixion at Golgotha. We were recently reminded of…

Teaching Mindfulness to Children

Teaching Mindfulness to Children Clicca qui per Italiano Along with a friend and colleague of ours – Professor Mark Griffiths – we recently published an article in the journal of Education and Health about the health benefits of mindfulness for children and adolescents. In…

A Breath of Fresh Air

A Breath of Fresh Air Clicca qui per l’Italiano Are you breathing? Are you alive? Are you being? These may seem like strange questions but read them again and look at what they are asking. Are you truly aware that you are breathing and…

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