The Mindful PhD: Enduring Effects
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….