Brigham Health Hub has highlighted Dr. Randall Paulsen in this article titled “Want to Meditate? The REAL Reasons You’re Having Trouble” on how to incorporate meditation into our lives. Randall Paulsen, MD, is a psychiatrist at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH), and a Mind-Body consultant at the BWH Osher Center for Integrative Medicine. He is one of the teachers of the 8-week Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction course at the Osher Clinical Center (more information on MBSR can be found in the Classes Offered page of the Osher website.
“You probably already know about the benefits of meditation. Maybe you’ve downloaded an app, or attended a workshop. After several days or weeks of practice, perhaps your enthusiasm began to fade. Who has time for this? Is this even working? Maybe you think you’re just not “wired” to meditate.
Many who try to meditate struggle to maintain a long-term practice. In this article, Randall Paulsen, MD, a psychiatrist at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH), a psychoanalyst at the Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute (BPSI), and a Mind-Body consultant at the BWH Osher Center for Integrative Medicine, discusses how to incorporate meditation into your life and ways to work through the common barriers.”