Lidia Zylowska

About Lidia Zylowska

Lidia Zylowska, MD, is a psychiatrist specializing in mindfulness-based approaches to mental health and the author of The Mindfulness Prescription for Adult ADHD. A cofounder and faculty member at UCLA’s Mindful Awareness Research Center, she led the first study of mindfulness training in ADHD. For more information, visit

What Is Mindfulness? Alice has been taking a mindfulness class for several weeks. At dinner with her friends, one of them asks, “So, what is mindfulness, really?” Alice explains that mindfulness is paying attention to the present moment. “Like right now,” she says, “noticing with full awareness that we are sitting at a table and […]