Healthy Minds in Practice: Healing Intergenerational Trauma
Historical or intergenerational trauma can impact groups of people in both subtle and more acute ways, across generations. It can be helpful to make space for strong emotions by getting curious about them through Insight and by leaning on gratitude. That’s what we’ll be doing in this practice today, as an honor to the memory of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Community Partnership and Inclusion at Heart of New Neuroscience Approach
A recent paper explored a promising research framework that adapts research on well-being practices such as meditation to be more inclusive to underrepresented groups of people.
Badgers at forefront of mindfulness training in collegiate athletics
Center collaborator Chad McGehee leads UW’s efforts as meditation specialist for student-athletes and staff
Healthy Minds in Practice: Working with Difficult Emotions during the Holidays
This eight-minute practice explores the inner world of our emotions through the lens of curiosity, transforming overwhelming feelings into something that feels more balanced and workable.
Research provides tools for achieving the “how” of well-being in daily life
Researchers at the Center for Healthy Minds introduce a new framework based on scientific evidence that suggests that well-being can be thought of as a set of skills that people can learn through practice in daily life.
Mobile Mental Health Program Goes Beyond Mindfulness, Shows Promise in Reducing Negative Mental Health Symptoms
A new study from researchers at the Center for Healthy Minds and the School of Education at the University of Wisconsin–Madison suggests that a fully remote program administered on smartphones can also produce some of the benefits of in-person mindfulness interventions, including a reduction in symptoms of depression, anxiety and stress and an increase in feelings of social connection.