Author: James S. Gordon, MD

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A Letter to the Editor

…antidepressant drugs, which are burdened with such depressing side effects as weight gain and sexual dysfunction are, at best, only marginally more effective for mild to moderate depression than placebos.

James Gordon story about Lu Shi

A Holiday Treat – Empty Your Cup

We want to share with you one of our favorite stories, Empty Your Cup. Dr. Gordon often shares this story at our Mind-Body Medicine Training Programs.

Creating a Safe Place for Teenage Tibetan Refugees

I had the opportunity to do a workshop for 200 teenage refugees who had just fled Tibet. I taught soft belly breathing, talked about fight or flight and stress responses, did shaking and dancing, and answered questions.

Audio Clip: Empty Your Cup

This is the first in a series of treasures from our audio archives, classics and favorites that we think you’ll love.

A Long Way to Go

Over the next few months, 10-week-long small group workshops will take place at the Foyer des Orphelins d’Haiti Orphanage.

Now…and Then

A plaque is presented in honor of Don deLaski, to be hung on the wall of The Center for Mind-Body Medicine’s Port-au-Prince office.

On to Jacmel

Jacmel, a seaside town famous for its crafts, is a three hour drive south (of Port-au-Prince] across the mountains.

Visiting Notre Dame de la Guadeloupe

Children who participate in CMBM group exercises are less stressed out and less prone to the nightmares and angry outbursts that have plagued them since the January 2010 earthquake

Our Haiti Team, Bill Clinton, and More

CMBM visits Haiti to discuss integrating its practices into Haiti’s Ministry of Health. Their work has been supported by the likes of Bill Clinton for its inclusive and effective healing model.

Coming Together to Heal

The terrible deaths of school children and those who care for them in Connecticut are bound to touch all of our children and, indeed, all of us.