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Mindfulness Resources:

To learn mindfulness and earn 3 hours of academic credit, see Mindfulness Foundations: Just This Moment or the Rest of Your Life on ISIS

To learn mindfulness in a group setting, not-for-academic credit, check out the 8-week class, Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) here: - MBSR is open to everyone, whether or not they are part of the UI community

For a variety of free, guided meditations led by experienced mindfulness teachers: UCLA’s MARC (Mindful Awareness Research Center) & UC San Diego’s Center for Mindfulness

For a more structured daily dose of meditation, try Headspace: - It’s a subscription service priced similarly to Netflix over the course of a year

Insight Timer has great apps for phones and tablets

“Can Mindfulness Reduce Binge Drinking at Colleges?”:

The Center for Mindful Eating 

Published Mindful Materials:

Mindful magazine: 

Mindfulness is a peer-reviewed research journal available as an e-journal through UI Libraries

Mindfulness: An Eight-Week Plan for Finding Peace in a Frantic World by Williams and Penman

The Mindful Way Through Depression by Mark Williams, et al  (Contains meditations on a CD)

The Mindful Path to Self-Compassion by Christopher Germer

The Practicing Happiness Workbook: How Mindfulness Can Free You from the Four Psychological Traps That Keep You Stressed, Anxious, and Depressed by Ruth Baer