Category: Mind-Body Medicine

Gratitude and Wellbeing

Gratitude defies easy classification. It can serve as an emotion, a moral virtue and even a coping response. It is the overwhelming feeling of appreciation to someone or something outside of ourselves for something in our lives that we find beneficial. Gratitude has been prized as a virtue by most of the world’s religious traditions …

Art Therapy – A Tool For Healing

The act of creating and making art is a unique phenomenon amongst human species. We use this skill to recreate the world we perceive externally and internally. Artist Vincent Van Gogh once stated: “I put my heart and soul into my work and have lost my mind in the process.” Van Gogh viewed art as …

5 Ways of Coping with Stressors

Five tips to help deal with Stressors in your life.

CMBM meditation during training in New Orleans

Spreading CMBM’s work through scholarships

“We are committed to sharing our program of self-care and group support with everyone who wants and needs it. For 25 years, we have been offering scholarships to communities of the underserved and those who work with them. Our whole team welcomes your inquiries and applications.” -James S. Gordon   Who do we provide scholarships …

CMBM meditation during training in New Orleans

Meditation for Anxiety

Using meditation for anxiety has become more common in recent years. We have some tips on using mindfulness meditation to reduce anxiety.

The On Being podcast with Krista Tippet and James Gordon

On Being with Krista Tippett: Download & listen to “Transforming Medicine”

A transformation of medicine is underway — a transition from a science of treating disease to a science of health.

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Go With the Flow

QiGong, like dance, is a transformative practice. At the end of practice, you are never the same as when you begin.

Don’t Give Up; Surrender

Surrendering isn’t giving in or giving up. It’s making a choice to let go of the emotions of struggle, fear and anger.

Shaking and dancing in the ring of fire

Shaking and Dancing in the Ring of Fire

My participation in the first Center for Mind-Body Medicine training workshop in Israel in 2004 marked the beginning of a personal and professional transformation that reverberates in me still.

Enduring Presence

This work of our Center for Mind-Body Medicine allows people to come back into their bodies, to honor their struggles, and to dissolve and release the embedded feeling which keep them stuck in an often confused and repetitive state.