About George Hofmann
George Hofmann is a mindfulness meditation instructor teaching people with mental illness how to manage stress. He also has bipolar disorder 1. He writes about these topics at http://practicingmentalllness.blogspot.com.
Articles by George Hofmann:
Pragmatism and the Healthcare Debate
Pathologizing the President Reinforces Mental Illness Stigma
Promised Changes to Healthcare and Their Repercussions to the Mentally Ill
Mindfulness & Happiness: Not So Fast
Contempt, Attachment and Meditation
Disability, Work, and Recovery
Too Stressed to Meditate
It’s Not That I Stopped Thinking…
Rejecting or Embracing the Sacred in Meditation
Reactivity and Its Impact
The Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Police
Meditation on a Friend’s Suicide
Is This Mindfulness Thing Working?
Judgment, Low Expectations and Mindfulness
Overselling the Benefits of Mindfulness
Anger & the Limits of Acceptance in Mindfulness Meditation
Mindfulness Meditation: As Simple As Breathing?
The Cost of Mental Illness to Employers & Employees
Meditating with James Austin: Taking the Opportunity to Come Apart
Mindfulness & Meditation: Resting in Stillness
How Mindfulness Can Help Your Creativity
Why is Guided Meditation Sometimes So Distracting?
Handling Intrusive Thoughts while Meditating
Mental Illness and the Benefits of Work
When Mindfulness Risks Becoming Mindlessness
Ellen Langer on Mindfulness & Addiction
Medication Compliance: Why Don’t We Take Our Meds?
Meditation as an Adjunct Therapy in Treating Mental Illness
How I Use Mindfulness to Help with Hypomania
Using Meditation to Diagnose Your Mood
Our Failures Join Us Together
Using Mindfulness to Treat Anxiety Disorders
Our Fear of Silence
Responsibility for Treatment Compliance
Mental Illness & Violence: We Need to Step Up