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The Science of Mindfulness: A Research-Based Path to Well-Being

by The Great Courses
$69.99$234.95

Effectively deal with life’s challenges and find true fulfillment through the practice of mindfulness.

Skill Level

Beginner

What You Get

  • 29 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Downloadable class resources, including a 210-page course guidebook
  • More than 12 hours of close-up instruction
  • Answers from fellow classmates in our virtual classroom

How it works

  • Once you purchase, find your class in your class library.
  • Watch on any device anytime.
  • Find downloadable class resources in the class viewer.

Class Overview

Expand your mind, heal your body, and forge new possibilities for living! Join Professor Ronald D. Siegel, Psy.D., and discover how the practice of mindfulness can radically transform the mind, the heart, and your experiences of everyday life.

Lesson Breakdown

1. Why Mindfulness Matters
33:50
Begin by exploring the nature of mindfulness practice as a means of developing awareness with acceptance of our present experience.
2. Our Troublesome Brains
31:06
3. Informal, Formal & Intensive Practices
30:47
4. Who Am I? The Perils of Self
30:59
5. Mindfulness or Psychotherapy
32:11
6. Attention & Empathy in Relationships
32:03
7. The Science of Compassion & Self-Compassion
31:02
8. Tailoring Practices to Fit Changing Needs
32:07
9. Modifying Our Brain Function & Structure
31:23
10. Solitude: An Antidote to Loneliness
31:15
11. Connecting With Children & Adolescents
29:31
12. Seeing Sadness & Depression in a New Light
32:06
13. Befriending Fear, Worry & Anxiety
31:32
14. Transforming Chronic Pain
31:48
15. Placebos, Illness & the Power of Belief
31:06
16. Interrupting Addiction & Troublesome Habits
33:01
17. Overcoming Traumas Large & Small
32:19
18. Groundbreaking Mindfulness Programs
29:39
19. The Neurobiology of Self-Preoccupation
30:52
20. Growing Up Isn't Easy: Facing Impermanence
29:28
21. Toward a Science of Wisdom
30:52
22. The Promise of Enlightenment
31:53
23. Mindful Ethics as a Path to Freedom
31:31
24. The New Science of Happiness
39:30
25. Breath Practice
28:09
26. Loving Kindness Practice
22:04
27. Mountain Meditation
07:45
28. Breathing Together
21:06
29. Stepping Into Fear
11:30

Taught by

Ronald D. Siegel
Ronald D. Siegel
Dr. Ronald D. Siegel is an assistant clinical professor of psychology at Harvard Medical School/Cambridge Health Alliance, where he has taught for more than 30 years, and an adjunct clinical assistant professor of psychiatry at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. Dr. Siegel is a longtime student of mindfulness practices, and serves on the board of directors and faculty of the Institute for Meditation and Psychotherapy. He teaches internationally about mindfulness and its application to psychotherapy and other fields, has worked for many years in community mental health, and maintains a private clinical practice in Lincoln, Massachusetts.

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