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Mind Body Medicine: Can What You Think and Feel Affect Your Physical Health?

October 27, 2010

The Oct. 27 Huffington Post posted a column by Susan Smalley, professor of psychiatry and biobehavioral sciences at the Semel Institute, on how thoughts and emotional feelings can contribute to one’s physical health and well-being, and the importance of taking into account body and mind in health promotion, disease treatment and prevention.

Thisweekin: Marvin Belzer

October 15, 2010

Marvin Belzer, associate director of the Mindful Awareness Research Center at the Semel Institute, was featured in an October online television interview on the website Thisweekin.com. Belzer discussed the practice and value of mindfulness meditation.

Saying Yes to an Open Heart

May 21, 2010

Diana Winston, director of mindfulness education at UCLA’s Mindful Awareness Research Center at the Semel Institute, wrote an article in the summer 2010 issue of Buddhadharma Magazine on mindfulness meditation, and the art of attending to and surrendering to your experience, whatever it is at that moment.