Mindulness Websites
20 June 2022 |By The HeartWell Team

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“Learn continually. There’s always “one more thing” to learn.” - Steve Jobs

The HeartWell Team is pleased to guide anyone willing to learn more about mindfulness, and this page will direct you to numerous websites to expand your knowledge. 

This websites  seek to bring the benefits of mindfulness to children from pre-K through the 12th grade in Miami-Dade County and throughout Florida.  Mindful Kids Miami helps educators, health providers and caregivers teach mindfulness skills to children and youth in schools and other settings.

The Center for Mindfulness (CFM) was founded by Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn, PhD, in the 1970s at UMass Memorial Medical Center in Worcester, MA. In 2014 the program began to be offered online, bringing it from Worcester to the world. Since that time, more than 25,000 people have completed this 8-Week program with CFM and have worked with their own internal resources and abilities to respond more effectively to stress, pain, and illness.

The Research Unit of the Mindfulness Center is dedicated to performing high quality, methodologically rigorous research to investigate the impacts of mindfulness on health, and the underlying mechanisms.

is an inter-disciplinary collaboration across the University of Miami that brings together cutting-edge brain research and mindfulness/contemplative practice training. Contemplative training is offered in nonsectarian, accessible, and innovative ways to optimize performance, enhance wellness, and promote resilience.

The UC San Diego Center for Mindfulness (UCSD CFM) is a multi-faceted program of clinical care, education, research, and outreach intended to further the practice and integration of mindfulness and compassion into the lives of individuals throughout the healthcare and educational system including patients, students, teachers, and businesspeople.

The MBCT program designed specifically to help people who suffer repeated bouts of depression to help prevent the depression from coming back, Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) was developed by Zindel Segal, Mark Williams, and John Teasdale and based on Jon Kabat-Zinn’s Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction (MBSR) program.

Be Mindful is part of the Wellmind Health family of clinical-grade Digital Therapeutic (DTx) courses. Developed in 2011 with the approval of Professor Mark Williams and Jon Kabat-Zinn, the pioneers and creators of Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT), this digital therapeutic has helped many thousands of people improve their mental wellbeing.

Their mission is to support mainstream accessibility to empirically underpinned mindfulness-based approaches across all economic, social, religious, and political orientations. We do this by providing field-leading professional training for mindfulness-based teachers, contributing to the evidence base through rigorous research and international scientific meetings, and engaging in developments that support implementation and integrity.

Aims to be the global leader in self-compassion training and to offer the highest quality programs to diverse populations, based upon scientific research and established teaching methods. CMSC is committed to building an equitable, inclusive, and caring global community supporting the practice of self-compassion where each person matters and everyone belongs.

The Mindful Awareness Research Center is a partner of the Norman Cousins Center for Psychoneuroimmunology within the Jane and Terry Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior at UCLA. MARC's mission is to foster mindful awareness across the lifespan through education and research to promote well-being and a more compassionate society. 

We welcome you to our Mindful guide to meditation, which includes a variety of styles of meditation, information about the benefits of each practice, and free guided audio practices that help you learn how to meditate and incorporate meditation into your daily life. Keep reading to learn more about the basics of this transformative practice that enables us to find more joy in daily living.

CHA mission is to enhance health and well-being by integrating mindfulness and compassion into healthcare and our communities with a commitment to inclusivity, accessibility, and diversity.

Cultivate well-being and relieve suffering through a scientific understanding of the mind

At the Mind & Life Institute, we bring science and contemplative wisdom together to better understand the mind and create positive change in the world. At this critical moment in history, it’s clear that efforts to address mounting global challenges must take into account our inner lives, and how individual well-being contributes to collective flourishing.

The OMC works to advance the understanding of evidence based mindfulness through research, publication, training and advocacy.

The Social Neuroscience Lab investigates human social behavior. Adopting an interdisciplinary and multi-method approach, we study the neuronal, hormonal, and developmental foundations of human social cognition as well as social and moral emotions such as empathy, compassion and fairness. Further, we are interested in the malleability of social capacities through mental training and its function for social decision making, human cooperation and prosociality.

Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) is designed to help people who suffer repeated bouts of depression and chronic unhappiness. It combines the ideas of cognitive therapy with meditative practices and attitudes based on the cultivation of mindfulness. The heart of this work lies in becoming acquainted with the modes of mind that often characterize mood disorders while simultaneously learning to develop a new relationship to them.