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The Mindful PhD: Enduring Effects

Posted by on Wednesday, January 15, 2014 in Commentary, Resource.

The Mindful PhDby Nancy Chick, CFT Assistant Director

I recently announced on Facebook that I take requests. My friend and former colleague Marnie Bullock Dresser asked the following question:  “I can already tell there are fewer monkeys when I’m in serious monkey mind mode. I can tell my brain is different; I’m just wanting to trust that I’m making permanent changes–so that’s a request. Long term, maintained change–how likely?”  What a great question, similar to what we ask about our teaching. Students may dazzle us during the semester and on the final exam, but what about months later?  A year later? Beyond that?  Does the learning last? More….

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