Video Resources Recommended by Mindfulness Northwest

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  • 29 Mar 2017 11:35 AM | Michael Kelberer (Administrator)

    When are humans most happy? To gather data on this question, Matt Killingsworth built an app, Track Your Happiness, that let people report their feelings in real time. Among the surprising results: We're often happiest when we're lost in the moment. And the flip side: The more our mind wanders, the less happy we can be.

  • 29 Nov 2016 8:37 AM | Tim Burnett (Administrator)

    One of the models of communication we talk about in our MBSR classes is the brilliant work of psychologist Marshall Rosenberg called Non-Violent Communication. Here's a really touching 3-minute introduction to Dr. Rosenberg and his work. If you have attention for a little more, follow this link to a 10-minute excerpt from a documentary on Rosenberg and see the website of the Center for Non-Violent Communication.

  • 17 Nov 2016 6:32 AM | Tim Burnett (Administrator)

    We love Kelly's examination of recent research on mindset and attitude governing how the body-mind responds to stress. See also her excellent book The Upside of Stress.

  • 03 Nov 2016 7:47 AM | Tim Burnett (Administrator)

    I love what meditator, neuroscientist and secularist Sam Harris says so clearly about mindfulness helping us to understand the nature of self but I'm not sure his claim that we're done with Buddhism as a source of insights into meditation quite holds water. What do you think?

  • 25 Sep 2016 7:56 AM | Tim Burnett (Administrator)

    A helpful (and cute!) contemplation on self-compassion from the emotional intelligence project The School of Life - they offer encouragement for a self-compassion break which is slightly different from the one we use in our Mindful Self-Compassion class. Nicely done.

  • 18 Mar 2016 6:28 AM | Tim Burnett (Administrator)

    A 15 minute talk on the creative, spiritual, and psychological value of times of quieter times in life. See also Pico Ayer's book of the same title.

  • 01 Feb 2016 8:01 AM | Tim Burnett (Administrator)

    A very nice 16 minute talk on Dr. Shauna Shapiro's definition of mindfulness, her personal journey as a meditator, and research on how mindfulness may increase our ability to feel compassionate.

  • 10 May 2015 6:56 AM | Tim Burnett (Administrator)
    The following video with Dan Harris explains a bit about the neuroscience of meditation. Harris is an ABC News Correspondent who turned to meditation after having a panic attack on air.

  • 20 Mar 2015 11:06 AM | Tim Burnett (Administrator)

    After making a big deal about multi-tasking, Tim learns a life lesson. At the gas station.

  • 19 Mar 2015 10:24 AM | Tim Burnett (Administrator)

    I often play this interesting 20-minute TED talk by the University of Texas social psychologist Brené Brown on vulnerability during the 4th class of MBSR. Take a look and see what you think!

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