Working through change

The Mindful Medical Learner · Fall to Winter Transition – Guided Meditation Seasonal change can have substantial impacts on our mood and wellbeing. Shorter days with less sunlight and colder weather may lead to feelings of low mood and energy that deserve attention. Light helps to regulate our circadian rhythm, and less vitamin D canContinue reading “Working through change”

Minding the Gap: Recreating the Research Landscape for Mindfulness?

In a recent article by Van Dam, Nicholas T et al. “Mind the Hype: A Critical Evaluation and Prescriptive Agenda for Research on Mindfulness and Meditation”, authors critically reviewed the research-scape surrounding mindfulness-based interventions. They raised multiple issues with the current state of evidence on the topic, notably misinterpretation of results and subsequent claims thatContinue reading “Minding the Gap: Recreating the Research Landscape for Mindfulness?”