Top of Mind News and Notes: June 2020

Keep up with the latest in the world of mindfulness with this roundup from the Mindful editors.

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Meditation at the Movies

Mindfulness and meditation can be found from schools to boardrooms to prisons—and now streaming in your very own home theater. Written and directed by Rob Beemer, The Mindfulness Movement explores why a growing number of people are practicing mindfulness, and looks at the benefits of meditation. The documentary film features the Mindful staff at work, interviews with executive producers Jewel and Deepak Chopra, as well as Sharon Salzberg, Dan Harris, Congressman Tim Ryan, Richard Davidson, Daniel Goleman, Diana Winston, George Mumford, and more. Each of their stories sheds light on why the practice is spreading so quickly and how the shift toward mindfulness is shaping a happier, healthier society.

“Mindfulness is one of those things that you just want to share,” Beemer told Mindful. “Oftentimes you enter it perhaps because you’re in pain or because you want relief from maybe stress or whatever. And then as soon as you start to see the benefits, it’s so easy to share and the…