Ellen Langer

Would mindful participants wreck psychological research?

By Lisa Sansom / November 18, 2010 / 1 Comment

What if we replicated all of the great psychological studies and somehow were able to create mindfulness in the participants first? What do you think would happen?

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Mindfulness is not simply a cognitive process

By Lisa Sansom / November 16, 2010 / 1 Comment

After a gentle nudge from a friend, I realized that I hadn’t updated this blog on the latest Ellen Langer class last week. Here we go!! Mindfulness, as we know, is not just a cognitive process. Langer says that her work was coming out during a time that was the “cognitive revolution” and so got […]

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The role of error

By Lisa Sansom / November 3, 2010 / 3 Comments

Errors and mistakes are very good things – and not for the reasons you might think.

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More on mindfulness with Dr. Langer

By Lisa Sansom / October 27, 2010 / 8 Comments

Got a decision to make? Flip a coin. Whatever comes up, commit to making that a success. You’ll be happier for it. And more mindful.

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Two weeks later…

By Lisa Sansom / October 21, 2010 / 0 Comments

Could mindfulness really last forever?

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Mindfulness, coaching and the public eye

By Lisa Sansom / September 29, 2010 / 2 Comments

A couple of recent reminders to me that this blog is firmly in the public eye. This morning when I attended Dr. Ellen Langer’s psychology class, she asked me if I was going to blog about all my class experiences. Thankfully, she is gracious with a good sense of humour, and has agreed to let […]

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