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Mindfulness in the News Update - March 2016

 Established Christian traditions offer much wisdom about the negative aspects of spirituality, argues Christopher Dingwall-Jones.

“While much of the discussion of mindfulness in relation to judges so far has focused on health and wellness, mindfulness also has obvious implications for the actual work that judges do,” writes Judge Fogel.
 "Mindfully taking a plea involves approaching each plea as a new and unique situation. The judge notices consciously things that otherwise might tend to be noticed only in passing, if at all." 

Jolyon Jenkins explores whether meditation could do more harm than good. Includes stories of negative experiences on intensive meditation retreats and discussion of known challenging experiences that can occur in meditation.

Those with higher mindfulness scores 35 percent more likely to have healthy glucose levels.

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