• OSU coach Mike Gundy takes the field before the college football game between Oklahoma State University (OSU) and Iowa State (ISU) at Jack Trice Stadium in Ames, Iowa, Saturday, Nov. 14, 2015. Photo by Nate Billings, The Oklahoman
    Oklahoma State football: Mike Gundy reforms mental approach to rebound from personal lows of 2014 season Oklahoma State football: Mike Gundy reforms mental approach to rebound from personal lows of 2014 season

    Oklahoma State football: Mike Gundy reforms mental approach to rebound from personal lows of 2014 season

Oklahoma State football: Mike Gundy reforms mental approach to rebound from personal lows of 2014 season

Article by Kyle Fredrickson | The Oklahoman | Published: November 20, 2015 STILLWATER — Mike Gundy cracked jokes but wouldn’t crack a smile. He pursed lips as reporters’ laughter faded to awkward silence. His head tilted forward. Glossy eyes stared intently. White knuckles gripped the podium. In a series of tense press conferences during Oklahoma State’s five-game skid last season, Gundy’s words were closely dissected. The weekly 30-minute window to publicly address questions surrounding his team had plenty wondering if something was wrong with the 10th-year head coach. Turns out, the concern was legitimate. “I was uncomfortable every day and […]

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MINDFULNESS: The Untapped Innate Catalyst for Healing, Happiness and Health

By: R. Murali Krishna, MD Our everyday lives are so frantic that we sometimes lose sight of what brings us happiness and contentment. Within each of us lies a great strength in our mind that many of us have yet to discover and to develop fully. This strength is mindfulness or what some refer to as “heartfulness.” Learning the art of this age-old practice can have a significant positive impact on our inner peace and health and can facilitate profound emotional, physical and spiritual healing and growth. People are becoming more aware of this beneficial habit. The Huffington Post has […]

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Live Life Well: A lesson in Natural Relaxation

Video by INTEGRIS Health | Published: Wednesday, May 8, 2013 A lesson in natural relaxation by R. Murali Krishna, M.D., President & COO INTEGRIS Mental Health & James L. Hall, Jr. Center for Mind, Body & Spirit. CAUTION: Do not attempt this relaxation technique while driving or operating heavy machinery.

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Live Life Well: A lesson in Present Moment Awareness

Video by INTEGRIS Health | Published: Friday, May 3, 2013 A lesson in present moment awareness by R. Murali Krishna, M.D., President & COO INTEGRIS Mental Health & James L. Hall, Jr. Center for Mind, Body & Spirit. CAUTION: Do not attempt this relaxation technique while driving or operating heavy machinery.

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Live Life Well: A lesson in Quieting the Mind

Video by INTEGRIS Health | Published: Thursday, May 2, 2013 A lesson in natural relaxation by R. Murali Krishna, M.D., President & COO INTEGRIS Mental Health & James L. Hall, Jr. Center for Mind, Body & Spirit. CAUTION: Do not attempt this relaxation technique while driving or operating heavy machinery.

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    Podcast: Impact of Bipolar Disorder on Family and Friends Podcast: Impact of Bipolar Disorder on Family and Friends

    Podcast: Impact of Bipolar Disorder on Family and Friends

Podcast: Impact of Bipolar Disorder on Family and Friends

Radio Interview by RadioMD | Hosted by Melanie Cole, MS | Published: April 22, 2013 Having someone who has bipolar disorder in your life can be stressful and even devastating. Very few articles or stories talk about how painfully hard it is to deal with a person who is manic, and how it can have a profoundly negative effect on the quality of life for the people who love them. A person who is prone to manic episodes can (and does) become very difficult to deal with for days or weeks on end. Psychiatric expert, R. Murali Krishna, MD, is […]

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  • A photo captured from inside an office building alongside the finish line of the Boston Marathon shows the seconds immediately after one of the twin bombs exploded Monday. (PHOTO BY BENJAMIN THORNDIKE/BENJAMIN THORNDIKE)
    Survivors of Oklahoma City Bombing Offer Hope for Boston Marathon Victims Survivors of Oklahoma City Bombing Offer Hope for Boston Marathon Victims

    Survivors of Oklahoma City Bombing Offer Hope for Boston Marathon Victims

Survivors of Oklahoma City Bombing Offer Hope for Boston Marathon Victims

Article by Joanna Molloy | New York Daily News | Published: April 17, 2013 As Boston reels from the most devastating terror attack on U.S. soil since 9-11, survivors of the Oklahoma City bombing can’t help but think back to what happened in 1995 — not that they need any reminders. The anniversary of the tragedy in Oklahoma City is Friday, and with the Boston Marathon bombings on Monday happening so close to April 19, many were left to wonder if the timing was actually mere coincidence. Amid the flood of memories that rushed back, Oklahoma City survivors like Sheila […]

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    Table Tennis Event to Celebrate Release of Book Table Tennis Event to Celebrate Release of Book

    Table Tennis Event to Celebrate Release of Book

Table Tennis Event to Celebrate Release of Book

Dr. Murali Krishna has inspired The Greens Country Club to host a tennis and table tennis event! Read VIBRANT To Heal and Be Whole, From India to Oklahoma City and enjoy chapter 10, On Healing and Perseverance. This chapter tells the story of a young Dr. Krishna attending medical school in India who was not allowed to play at the ping-pong table. He was too young, not good enough. His dedication and perseverance earned him a spot at the table and championship status. The Greens Country Club and INTEGRIS Mental Health proudly present Author and well-known psychiatrist R. Murali Krishna, M.D. […]

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    Director’s Dialogue: Oklahoma County Medical Society Director’s Dialogue: Oklahoma County Medical Society

    Director’s Dialogue: Oklahoma County Medical Society

Director’s Dialogue: Oklahoma County Medical Society

Article by Jana Timberlake | Bulletin: Oklahoma County Medial Society | Published: March, 2013 “A mentor is someone who allows you to see the hope inside yourself.” – Oprah Winfrey Wednesdays With Murali Many of you remember the popular 1997 non-fiction novel, Tuesdays with Morrie written by Mitch Albom. In the book, Mitch recounts his “second chance” of reconnecting with Morrie Schwartz, a college professor from 20 years ago. Discovering Morrie in the last months of the older man’s life, the author received the gift of valuable lessons about how to live. In 2008, I walked the halls of the […]

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    James. L. Hall Center for Mind, Body and Spirit Welcomes New Director James. L. Hall Center for Mind, Body and Spirit Welcomes New Director

    James. L. Hall Center for Mind, Body and Spirit Welcomes New Director

James. L. Hall Center for Mind, Body and Spirit Welcomes New Director

Pictured from left, Mark Mellow, MD, Molly Ross, M.A., LPC, R. Murali Krishna, MD and Avilla T. Williams, president INTEGRIS Edmond. Molly Ross, M.A., LPC, is the new executive director of the James. L. Hall Center for Mind, Body and Spirit, a respected and unique Oklahoma institution dedicated to helping our community become more aware of the healing power of the mind, body and spirit connection. Molly’s enthusiasm, energy, creativity and her genuine compassion will make her a sure success in her new endeavor. Congratulations and best of luck, Molly!

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