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UCLA Mindful Awareness Research Center


Mindful awareness can be defined as paying attention to present moment experiences with openness, curiosity, and a willingness to be with what is. It is an excellent antidote to the stresses of modern times. It invites us to stop, breathe, observe, and connect with one's inner experience. Learn more »

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Working with Anger
with Matthew Brensilver, PhD

Learn meditative strategies to untangle the complex experience of anger into its component parts, namely, emotional feeling, mental images and thoughts.

Weds, July 15 -29. Learn more»

Summer Programs & Wilderness Retreat 
Immerse in mindfulness practice this summer at UCLA or in the Emigrant Wilderness. 4 academic credits available.
Summer 2015. Learn more»

Research shows Mindfulness Improves Sleep
In a recent study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), mindfulness programs appear to address the burden of sleep problems by remediating sleep disturbances and deficits in daytime functioning. Reported on KPCCLearn more»

Online Mindfulness Class
Learn meditation online. This online class lays the foundation for a daily meditation practice and provides insights into the art, science, and practice of mindfulness.
Ongoing. Learn more »

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