Brad Stewart - with permission.

Brad Stewart - with permission.

The Meanings of Mindfulness

Mindfulness refers to a state of being fully present in the present moment, with acceptance and without judgement. Mindfulness is ubiquitous – a natural part of being human – that has been cultivated and practiced for over 2600 years in various traditions around the world. Scientific studies have demonstrated mindfulness practice to benefit a variety of psychological and physical conditions, as well as to have measurable positive effects on the brain. Due to its benefits, mindfulness is increasingly being integrated into Education, Medicine, and the Workplace.

Learn more about mindfulness here!

What We Offer

Since 2010, The Mindfulness has been dedicated to bringing mindfulness to those in our community and beyond, by providing news and resources on the practice and benefits mindfulness, and by meeting the highest standards for mindfulness training. For more information, see About Us.

We have taught over 2000 students, educators, healthcare and other professionals, helping to foster increased creativity, productivity, and joy in their personal and professional lives. See Our Programs for more information on our seminars, trainings, and customized workshops.


Dr. Catherine Phillips has been recognized as one of the limited number of Certified MBSR Teachers through the Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care, and Society, at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, U.S.A.

Visit the Certified Teacher Registry -

There will be several ways to get to the listing on the of the UMass Center for Mindfulness, inviting visitors to the site to “Find a CFM Certified MBSR Teacher.” 

We're In The News!

Catherine L. Phillips was recently interviewed for articles on Mindfulness in Chatelaine Magazine which can be accessed below:   

Mindfulness is trendy but that doesn't mean it's easy -  Chatelaine Magazine  

Your healthiest year ever, Q&A: Ways to quiet a mind in overdrive - Chatelaine Magazine

Your healthiest year ever, Be more mindful -  Chatelaine Magazine                



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