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OPCCCT-CIHEC Library of Research Articles on Veterans and CIH Therapies

UMASS / Boston

Learn mindfulness skills to enhance attention, productivity, communication, resilience and more.

14 Benefits of Mindfulness

After studying this infographic and perusing all the benefits of mindfulness (and how mindfulness actually works), I’m going to be more mindful about being mindful.

76 Benefits of Meditation and Mindfulness (Scientific Research)

There is a lot of talk about how wonderful meditation is—but do you want to know which of the benefits of meditation are really backed by science?

Mindfulness: A Guide for Teachers

This brief document provides a working definition of mindfulness, an overview of the
scientific rationale for offering mindfulness to children and adolescents, a review of the
professional and personal benefits of practicing mindfulness, specific suggestions for
developing your own mindfulness practice (which is a prerequisite to sharing mindfulness
with your students), and two examples of practices you can use in your classroom.

Online Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)

This online MBSR training course is 100% free, created by a fully certified MBSR instructor, and is based on the program founded by Jon Kabat-Zinn at the University of Massachusetts Medical School.

UCLA Mindful Awareness Research Center

The Mindful Awareness Research Center (MARC) is a partner of the Norman Cousins Center for Psychoneuroimmunology within the Jane and Terry Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior at UCLA. 

Free Resources

Thank you to those who have collaborated with the Free Mindfulness Project by allowing us to share these resources. The focus of this site is mindfulness as practiced in mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR), mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT) and other closely related approaches.

Dharma Seed

Freely Offering Western Buddhist Vipassana Teachings

Tara Brach

Meditation, Emotional Healing,
and Spiritual Awakening

Jack Kornfield

Author, Buddhist practitioner, Spirit Rock Meditation Center founding teacher, and one of the key teachers to introduce Buddhist mindfulness practice to the West.

Dr. Dan Seigel

Using science to bring more compassion and empathy to this world

Just One Thing Free Newsletter

“Just One Thing” is the free e-newsletter that suggests a simple practice each week that will bring you more joy, more fulfilling relationships, and more peace of mind and heart.

Dr. Richard Davidson

Dr. Davidson is the William James and Vilas Professor of Psychology and Psychiatry at the University of Wisconsin–Madison and the Founder and Director of the Center for Healthy Minds.

Insight Meditation Tucson

We welcome those new to Insight Meditation as well as those who wish to deepen and sustain their practice in a heartful community. 

Tucson Meditation

Tucson Community Meditation Center (TCMC) was originally founded in the early 1980’s, and we have steadily grown and served the Tucson community ever since.


We are a global community of meditators who believe that human beings are basically good.

Wat Buddhametta

Wat Buddhametta is a Buddhist monastery, temple and meditation center. It provides a place of residence for the Buddhist monastic(s), a place of worship for Buddhists, a meeting place for laypeople, and facilities for the observance of Buddhist religious practices according to the Theravada tradition.

Introduction to Mindfulness exercises

A simple way of relating to our experience, which can have profound impact on painful,
negative experiences we encounter.

Meditation & Aging

Is there real science in the spiritualism of meditation? Jo Marchant meets a Nobel Prize-winner who thinks so.

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