~ Kabat-Zinn, J. (2003). Mindfulness‐based interventions in context: past, present, and future. Clinical psychology: Science and practice, 10 (2), 144-156. Link.
A recent meta-analysis of 209 studies enrolling 12,145 participants with a variety of disorders concluded that mindfulness-based therapy is especially effective for reducing anxiety, depression, and stress.
~ Khoury, B., et al. (2013). Mindfulness-Based Therapy: A Comprehensive Meta-Analysis. Clinical Psychology Review. Abstract.
TED talk by Harvard neuroscientist Sara Lazar. Brain scans show that meditation can actually change the size of key regions of our brain, improving our memory and making us more empathetic, compassionate, and resilient under stress.