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Is mindfulness just a fad?

What is mindfulness? Dr. Alex Snow, WVU Teaching Assistant Professor in Religious Studies, provides us with an understanding of mindfulness and its ancient roots in Buddhism.  
Are the contemporary adaptations in mainstream Western culture and health care just a fad?   Or is there really something for all of us in this ancient way of thinking and living?  
What do you think?  Share your thoughts here or on our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/wvuthequestion/   You can connect with WVU's Mindful Mountaineers at: https://www.facebook.com/MindfulMountaineer/
Alex Snow


Dr. Alex Snow, WVU Teaching Assistant Professor in Religious Studies introduces us to some basic concepts of mindfulness and its ancient roots in Buddhism.  "If mindfulness is just a fad, it is a very old fad!"  

Enjoy the video and please share your own thoughts on the roots of mindfulness, the value of mindfulness in your own life, and its value in contemporary society in the blog below.  (If you don't have a Disqus account, just click the "post as guest" box.)

If you are interested in staying current on THE QUESTION, please follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/wvuthequestion/
If you are interested in the many opportunities offered by WVU's Mindful Mountaineers Month, go to: https://www.facebook.com/MindfulMountaineer/


Is mindfulness just a fad?

What is mindfulness? Dr. Alex Snow, WVU Teaching Assistant Professor in Religious Studies, provides us with an understanding of mindfulness and its ancient roots in Buddhism.  
Are the contemporary adaptations in mainstream Western culture and health care just a fad?   Or is there really something for all of us in this ancient way of thinking and living?  
What do you think?  Share your thoughts here or on our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/wvuthequestion/   You can connect with WVU's Mindful Mountaineers at: https://www.facebook.com/MindfulMountaineer/
Alex Snow


Dr. Alex Snow, WVU Teaching Assistant Professor in Religious Studies introduces us to some basic concepts of mindfulness and its ancient roots in Buddhism.  "If mindfulness is just a fad, it is a very old fad!"  

Enjoy the video and please share your own thoughts on the roots of mindfulness, the value of mindfulness in your own life, and its value in contemporary society in the blog below.  (If you don't have a Disqus account, just click the "post as guest" box.)

If you are interested in staying current on THE QUESTION, please follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/wvuthequestion/
If you are interested in the many opportunities offered by WVU's Mindful Mountaineers Month, go to: https://www.facebook.com/MindfulMountaineer/