Mindfulness Based Healing

As you know, one of the major themes of this website is mindfulness based healing. This means bringing all the tools of mindfulness meditation to the healing process, becoming your own medical advocate, and taking charge of your medical experience. Whether you are healing from cancer, a physical injury, or an emotional upheaval in your […]

10 Things That Will Make You Happier

In an article on the Buffer blog, a productivity, life hacks, writing, user experience, customer happiness and business blog, Belle Beth Cooper wrote about 10 things that will make you happier. The article is titled, 10 Simple Things You Can Do Today That Will Make You Happier, Backed By Science. She has done an excellent […]

Suppressed Cancer Cures

In yesterday’s posting, I mentioned that there were two videos in the spirit of Mindfulness in Healing that I wanted to share with you. The first one was Dying To Have Known. Here is the second one, Cancer – The Forbidden Cures. This documentary reviews a number of suppressed cancer cures that could actually be […]

A Cancer Cure – Gerson Therapy

When I learned the my friend, Dr. John A. had a recurrence of his cancer and undergone another round of chemotherapy, I felt devastated. John is one of my most long enduring friends and a medical doctor to boot. I talked to his wife when he became to weak to speak and learned that they […]

Engaged Buddhism

These words of wisdom from Sulak Sivaraksa rang true to me because of his work with engaged Buddhism. Together with Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh, The Dalai Lama, and Maha Ghosananda, he formed the International Network of Engaged Buddhists (INEB). Thich Nhat Hanh, as you probably know is a peace activist and is well-known for […]

In Praise Of Silva Mind Control

My life changed almost immediately after I took the Silva Mind Control course in Chicago many years ago. I can still see the room in which the training took place! I almost remember the meals I brought in. This article is my testimonial in praise of Silva Mind Control. The deep relaxation process, now called […]

Mindfulness In Healing Celebrates Four Years

Happy Summer Solstice! Today is the longest day of the year and it corresponds with the fourth anniversary of the founding of the  Mindfulness in Healing sangha. Mindfulness in Healing was founded on the Summer Solstice of 2009 and has served the community every week since then. Mindfulness in Healing meets at the Pine Street […]

Eight Ideas About Mindful Weight Loss

A few days ago, I wrote about how mindful consumption can help us rejoice in what we do have. In today’s article, I want to expand a bit on on mindful consumption and how it applies to mindful weight loss. Mindful consumption is one of the core teachings of Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh and one of […]

Gratitude Is A Meditation Practice

Our students at Mindfulness in Healing, are often assigned a task to write down something that they are grateful for each day. In this way, they learn that gratitude is a meditation practice. Gratitude, along with generosity, patience, and other qualities are natural developments from regular meditation practices. Gratitude is a feeling of thanksgiving for […]

Stop Cancer In Its Tracks

I am proud to finally announce the publication of Stop Cancer in Its Tracks: Healthy Cells Grow All By Themselves. “Finally” refers to the fact that I worked on this book every day for many months in 1997, when I was living with bladder cancer. When it looked like I was going to be in remission, […]

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