“… I enjoyed it very much.”
Elizabeth A. Stanley, Ph.D. Founder and President of the Mind Fitness Training Institute used by the military.
“This film is wide-ranging in its ability to show the benefits of mindfulness for teens, adults and our returning veterans alike … Through this film viewers are shown practical ways to manage depression, anxiety or simply the stresses we run into day in and day out. This is a moving film that can help teach our nation about the importance of mindfulness.” –
Congressman Tim Ryan, 13th District of Ohio, Author of The Mindful Nation
“…we get a good look at what contemplative neuroscience is revealing about the brain, and where mindful techniques are being used in education…”
MINDFUL Magazine, June 2014
“This is an important film that teaches about mindfulness … A must see for anyone who wants to know how to ease their suffering by being more mindful of the present moment.”
Kristin Neff, PhD, Educational Psychology Dept. University of Texas at Austin, Co-Founder of Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC)
“My university purchased the film for me to use to teach occupational therapy students. I LOVE this film, it is a great teaching tool.”
Christine Urish, PhD, OTR/L, BCMH, FAOTA, St. Ambrose University, Davenport
“The Mindfulness Movie takes a fun and educational trip down the rabbit hole to mindfulness, and is an important film … especially well suited to teach teens and young adults about putting mindful practices to work.”
Betsy Chasse, Producer and Co-creator of the Top Documentary Hit film What The Bleep Do You Know?!
“The “Mindless / Mindful” couple are a hoot. Perfect actors doing a great job. The film has a beautiful blend of “talking heads” and other visuals to help us.”
Dan Millman, Author of the International Bestseller, Way of the Peaceful Warrior adapted to the film Peaceful Warrior in 2006 with Nick Nolte and Amy Smart
“A coherent and comprehensible approach to illustrate the concept of mindfulness and practical application in daily life.”
Jana Ballou, LCSW, Clinical Health Psychology, Brooke Army Medical Center, Department of Behavioral Medicine
“I found the film an excellent introduction … it also explores new, cutting-edge approaches for how mindfulness is being used in the military and in schools … powerful, first-hand stories of former soldiers with PTSD and adolescents dealing with stress.”
Donald Altman, M.A., LPC, Emmy Award Winning writer, Author of One Minute Mindfulness
“Finally – The Mindfulness Movie demystifies the topic and makes the case for how simple we can move towards a more fearless leadership style … well done!!!”
Dr. Tobias Kiefer, Executive Director, Learning & Development, Ernst & Young, (The Big Four: Largest International Accounting Firms), London
“In The Mindfulness Movie, you’ll explore the principles and practice of focusing attention on the present moment to create mindful awareness—the research proven way to cultivate well-being in body, mind, and relationships.”
Daniel J. Siegel, M.D., Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the UCLA School of Medicine, Co-Director of the UCLA Mindful Awareness Research Center, Author of the internationally acclaimed professional texts The Mindful Brain and The Developing Mind
“For millennia it’s been known that mindfulness is always good. Now with The Mindfulness Movie we find out it can be fun too. But you do have to try it to find out!”
Jeffrey M. Schwartz, M.D., Psychiatrist at UCLA, Author of the Bestseller, Brainlock: Free Yourself from Obsessive-Compulsive Behavior and You Are Not Your Brain, advisor to Leonardo DiCaprio in the making of The Aviator, Howard Hughes.
“The Mindfulness Movie is a powerful and fascinating exploration of the essence and modern applications of mindfulness practices.”
Rick Hanson, Ph.D., author of Hardwiring Happiness (New York Times Bestseller)
“The Mindfulness Movie screening was a big hit at our annual UCSD Center for Mindfulness conference on mindfulness and youth!”
Steven D. Hickman, Psy.D. Director, Clinical Psychologist, UCSD Center for Mindfulness, UCSD Department of Psychiatry
“The Mindfulness Movie goes beyond … and gives practical advice for making mindfulness a part of your life.”
Jacquelyn Ford Morie, Ph.D., Founder and Lead Scientist, All These Worlds, LLC Past Sr. Research Scientist at USC’s Institute for Creative Technologies (ICT)
“The Mindfulness Movie is chock full of pithy and powerful messages. It will help people in all walks of life.”
Dr. Joe Parent, PGA TOUR Sports Psychologist, author of the bestseller, ZEN GOLF
“Fun and important … especially for college aged adults.”
Dr. Ellen Langer, Ph.D., Award-Winning Psychologist, Psychology Department at Harvard University. Author of Mindfulness (now in its 25th Anniversary) and Counterclockwise: Mindful Health and the Power of Possibility.
“The Mindfulness Movie brings into clear focus that … we have to exercise and train our minds in order to be able to stop being the victims of our thinking.”
Richard Moss M.D. Author The Mandala of Being: Discovering the Power of Awareness
“It’ll make you think.”
Fred Alan Wolf Ph.D. also featured in the films, The Secret and What the Bleep Do We Know?! aka Dr. Quantum®
“The Mindfulness Movie captures in a simple but not simplistic way … an informative tapestry that skillfully weaves together the science and first-person perspective.”
Dr. Elena Antonova, Neuroscientist, King’s College London.
“An introduction to mindfulness that, in its very structure, beautifully illustrates the problems created by the unmindful ‘Monkey Mind’ – and why the ability to be more focused is of inestimable benefit.”
Dr. Guy Claxton, Psychologist, Professor, and author of the International Bestseller, Hare Brain, Tortoise Mind: How Intelligence Increases When You Think Less
“The film is not only fun to watch it’s also potentially very useful in getting people to appreciate what mindfulness is all about and how they might benefit from it.”
Joseph Le Doux, Ph.D. Center for Neural Science, New York University (NYU), Author of The Emotional Brain and The Synaptic Self
“The Mindfulness Movie provides a lively, engaging, and accurate introduction to mindfulness – what it is, how it can be enhanced, and what difference it can make in your life. This is a film that should not be missed.”
Alfred W. Kaszniak, Ph.D. Professor of Psychology, Neurology, and Psychiatry University of Arizona
“The Mindfulness Movie strikes at the heart and soul of the power, intention and impact of mindfulness.”
Ronald A. Alexander Ph.D. Author of Wise Mind Open Mind; Finding Purpose and Meaning in Times of Crisis, Loss and Change.
“The lack of mindfulness can lead to an increased risk of complications. The Mindfulness Movie reminds us that mindfulness is a crucial quality.”
Timothy Hartshorn, M.D. Orthopedic Surgeon
“Congratulations for a wonderful production – The Mindfulness Movie. We have a lot of positive feedback … Thanks again for an excellent movie on mindfulness.”
Dr. Phang Cheng Kar, Psychiatrist, Kuala Lumpur & Kajang General Hospital, Mindful-Gym Trainer, Malaysia.
“Wonderful! What a gift to the planet and to all people on the planet.”
Elisha Goldstein, Ph.D. Author of The Now Effect
“I have had the privilege of working with Paul Harrison for the past 6 months on developing a “Mindfulness” workshop for Corporate Leaders in GE. Paul presented at our “Mindfulness in the Corporate World” pilot class. I know that we at GE are looking forward to previewing The Mindfulness Movie.”
June A. Belle, GE Crotonville Leadership, General Electric Corporate
“The Mindfulness Movie explores mindfulness as a powerful technique to bring collective peaceful change to the complexity of the modern world one person at a time.”
Jo Anne Bishop Ph.D, MPA, Psychologist, Author of Fearless Heart – Peaceful Soul: Gateway to Mindfulness