3-Minute Guided Meditation

Meditation can not only have positive and rapid changes in the brain, we find that our patients who meditate typically sleep better, have less pain, less anxiety and depression, and a better general sense of well-being. But there also has been plenty research over the last decade demonstrating that meditation helps reduce stress and [...]

Dirgha Pranayama: 3-Part Breath for Meditation

Slow Pranayama (breath control) promotes relaxation by shifting the autonomic nervous system from the fight or flight sympathetic to the calming parasympathetic. This has been shown to positively affect immune function, hypertension, asthma, and stress induced psychological disorders. In the video above Dr. Lisa Lilienfield explains Dirgha breath, also known as the [...]

Total Recovery Lecture Series: Mindfulness Strategies for Transforming Your Relationship with Pain

Jonathan Foust, a Senior Teacher with the Insight Meditation Community of Washington and a Founder of the Meditation Teacher Training Institute of Washington, gives a talk entitled, “Mindfulness Strategies for Transforming Your Relationship With Pain & Depression.” In this video series Jonathan introduces concepts of mindfulness and then guides the group through specific techniques that [...]