Jamie Derrick, Ph.D.
Mindfulness Resources/
U of Idaho

visit www.zen-sunflower.com for more resources from Jamie Derrick

  • 'like' our FB page for announcements about events
    'follow' our
    YouTube channel for guided mediations, new recordings posted weekly
    free weekly drop-in mindfulness meditation, Wednesdays noon-12:25, TLC 028
    TLC is in the Commons building.  Room 028 in the hallway behind the Food Court seating area).

amie Derrick, UI Mind Founder & Mindfulness Educator/ Facilitator
Dr. Derrick a certified  Mindfulness Meditation Teacher (UCLA Mindful Awareness Research Center, accredited training program). She also spent 100 hours studying MBSR (mindfulness based stress reduction) with Jon Kabat Zinn and colleagues at the University of Massachusetts.  

She has taught mindfulness classes at University of Idaho, in her community, and at UCLA.  In Fall 2015 she offered a 21-day mindfulness challenge and podcast that reached over 500 subscribers locally and around the country.  In addition she has staffed meditation retreats for teens and young adults through Inward Bound Meditation Education, a national meditation organization, and through Sprit Rock, a northern California  meditation retreat center.

She is a welcoming teacher.  No experience needed to attend her classes.
(and check out other resources below)

Jamie Derrick Quoted in the Huffington Post
'6 steps for making mindless activities more mindful'

Also featured on TEDx Uidaho where she spoke about mindfulness and kindness
watch her talk on YouTube:  A Kindness Revolution

other information about
health and performance benefits (click links for more information)

  • free weekly guided meditations
    for faculty, staff, and students at U of I and the community

     FREE, drop-in noon to 12:25pm
    location: TLC 028 --- a nice classroom in the hallway behind food court in the Commons

    Free, on-line support for your home practice .... on YouTube & Facebook
    recorded mindfulness meditation &  mindfulness practices in daily living
  • Spring 2017, University of Idaho class

    Psyc 404 or AOLL 504:Mindfulness and Well-being (Tuesdays 4:30-5:20)
    1 credit, basic instruction and practice
    staff can take the class for professional development through AOLL
    click here to see a list of the course topics

    to the class starting Spring 2017 -- optional practice lab 1 hour weekly for 1 credit
    (must be enrolled in the class to enroll in the lab)


Media Coverage:

University of Idaho Argonaut, Feb 3, 2017 .... watch for this article
Huffington Post ...  January 28, 2016
University of Idaho Argonaut video, Feb 4, 2016
University of Idaho Argonaut, Sept 26, 2015
University of Idaho Argonaut, Feb 13, 2015
Lewiston Tribute, April 25, 2015 (Balance Insert)
Idaho Public Radio, May 8, 2015
KRFP Yin Radio Interview, May 10, 2015

Opinion Pieces for Argonaut written by Jamie Derrick
Taming Your Mind, January 15, 2016
U of I is a stressed out campus, October 15, 2015
The Value of Labeling Emotion, October 22, 2015
Mindfulness is Kind, November 12, 2015

watch for upcoming articles on kindness, gratitude, focus, and more....