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Panic in the Streets

I Took a Mindfulness Class and It Was Everything

Calmer. Clearer. More grounded. That was me after an eight-week class in mindfulness-based stress reduction—and it can be you, too.

Instructor leading a mindfulness class in a meditation exercise
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    Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction background: Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care, and Society. UMass Medical School. (n.d.) “History of MBSR.” https://www.umassmed.edu/cfm/mindfulness-based-programs/mbsr-courses/about-mbsr/history-of-mbsr/dards-of-practice/

    Studies on mindfulness: PLoS One. (2018). “Effects of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction on Employee’s Mental Health.” https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5783379/

    Journal of Clinical Psychiatry. (2013). “Randomized Controlled Trial of Mindfulness Meditation for Generalized Anxiety Disorder: Effects on Anxiety and Stress Reactivity.” https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23541163

    Journal of Clinical Psychology. (2012). “Association of Participation in a Mindfulness Program With Measures of PTSD, Depression, and Quality of Life in a Veteran Sample.” https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22125187

    Eddie McNamara

    Eddie McNamara

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    Eddie McNamara was a 9/11 first responder who spent nine months at the World Trade Center site doing rescue/recovery work. He is currently a vegetarian chef, author, and writer.