About Lucinda Sykes, MD

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Hello! I'm Lucinda Sykes -- a mindfulness teacher & retired medical doctor based in Toronto, Canada. I've taught group programs of mindfulness since 1997.

My background includes training in the analytical psychology of the Swiss psychiatrist, CG Jung (CG Jung Institute, Zurich), and professional programs of mindfulness training (Center for Mindfulness, University of Massachusetts). More details are available at:


In Toronto, I have been the director of Meditation for Health -- a community-based clinic that taught medical programs of MBSR (mindfulness-based stress reduction) for over 20 years. More than 6000 patients attended our Meditation for Health programs.

Click here to visit Meditation for Health 

What is JOYFUL AFTER 50?

This website was first developed as part of our clinic's special interest group for Women 50+. We hope you enjoy the blog posts and newsletters -- all offered in support of your natural happiness and peace of mind!

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