World



Mind


        Past   Present Future
World



Mind


        Past   Present Future
1. Focused

2. Relaxed
3. Altruistic
4. Non-Judgmental
5. In the Present Moment
6. Sustained
7. Purposeful
Stress          Anxiety                     QoL
P<0.0001         P = 0.0005               P = 0.0005




           Wahner...
N = 45




         1.  How difficult was the practice?(0 = v. difficult; 5 = easy)
         2.  How was the overall exper...
N = 98




         1.  How difficult was the practice?(5 = easy; 0 = v. difficult)
         2.  How was the overall exper...
Cycle 1        Cycle 2      Cycle 3

Intro    PBM     SM*    PBM      SM   PBM   SM



Paced     Yes    No     Yes      No...
Number of
Thoughts


One cycle of
Meditation



Relaxation
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Amit Sood, M.D., describes the theory and practice related to Mayo Clinic Meditation, an application recently released for the iPhone.

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Mayo Clinic Meditation

  1. 1. World Mind Past Present Future
  2. 2. World Mind Past Present Future
  3. 3. 1. Focused 2. Relaxed 3. Altruistic 4. Non-Judgmental 5. In the Present Moment 6. Sustained 7. Purposeful
  4. 4. Stress Anxiety QoL P<0.0001 P = 0.0005 P = 0.0005 Wahner-Roedler, D et al. Explore 2009; CAHCIM 2009
  5. 5. N = 45 1.  How difficult was the practice?(0 = v. difficult; 5 = easy) 2.  How was the overall experience? 3.  Did you feel relaxed? 4.  Do you think this will help our patients?
  6. 6. N = 98 1.  How difficult was the practice?(5 = easy; 0 = v. difficult) 2.  How was the overall experience? 3.  Did you feel relaxed? 4.  Do you think this will help our patients?
  7. 7. Cycle 1 Cycle 2 Cycle 3 Intro PBM SM* PBM SM PBM SM Paced Yes No Yes No Yes No Breath Repeat Yes No Yes No Yes No Calm * Breathe comfortably
  8. 8. Number of Thoughts One cycle of Meditation Relaxation

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