Mindfulness at Berkeley Law

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Berkeley Law makes mindfulness meditation available as a way of increasing well-being, balance, and effectiveness.

Mindfulness meditation is a simple practice of paying attention to your moment-by-moment experiences. While the benefits of meditation have been understood for centuries, recent studies in neuroscience and psychology suggest that regular practice increases the ability to concentrate, enhances perceptual acuity and resolution, and increases one’s ability to be make empathic connections  and be present with challenging situations. Meditation can also reduce stress, increase immune response, and increase positive emotions.

Our mindfulness practice is open to individuals of all backgrounds, orientations, religious affiliations, career aspirations, and levels of skepticism. Our programs are designed for those with no meditation experience.

Students who are new to meditation and eager to experience the benefits often ask how best to begin. The best approach depends on each individual’s learning style and schedule, however one of the following approaches is likely to work for most people:

Photo via Flickr by Sebastien Wiertz