Mindfulness Videos

These online videos on demand are made possible by UCSD-TV.

Benefits of Mindfulness: by Steven Hickman, PsyD.

In this video, Steven Hickman, Psy,D. (Executive Director, UC San Diego Center for Mindfulness) shares ways in which the practice of mindfulness can help you overcome old habits and patterns, and "see outside the box of your preconceived notions, and noting the profound interconnectedness of all things when we put aside our notions of what is separate and disconnected." Dr. Hickman describes the concept of seeing things without the lens of conditioning or habit "as beginner's mind or seeing things as if for the first time, with that same sense of open curiosity and receptivity that allows for possibility and creativity in situations that normally seem predictable and dull."

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What is Mindfulness? by Steven Hickman, Psy.D.

The initial diagnosis of a brain tumor can be overwhelming. Finding the right services and support systems can make all the difference. To assist with the social and medical needs of brain tumor patients and their families, the San Diego Brain Tumor Foundation and The Brain Tumor Center at UC San Diego present this five part series. In this program, Steve Hickman, PsyD, with UC San Diego, talks about stress reduction through mindfulness.

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The Entanglement of Meditation and Medicine

Jon Kabat-Zinn is the founder of the Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction program, which teaches participants how to navigate and integrate the challenges and adventures of everyday life. He is also the author of several best-selling books on the topic of mindfulness, including Full Catastrophe Living and Wherever You Go, There You Are

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The Effects of Mindfulness

Dr. Kevin Barrows explains the psychological effects of mindfulness and how the practice has overall effects on the body.

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