Watch and read an exclusive interview with Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn. We can be in touch through the five senses, and then it turns out that there are more than five senses. There’s the sense of proprioception, for instance. So awareness of the body in space. So right now, I can’t see my right hand. But… Read more »Learn More
Jon Kabat-Zinn, Ph.D.
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Watch and read an exclusive interview with Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn. People will say to us after eight weeks in our mindfulness-based stress reduction clinic at the University of Massachussets Medical Center, that they felt like they got their life back in some way. And these are people with cancer of various kinds, heart disease, chronic… Read more »Learn More
Watch and read an exclusive interview with Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn. We often start out with an eating meditation in MBSR where the first thing we do is not sort of sit like a statue in the British Museum or something like that. Although we do sit in sitting meditation, quiet stillness. But we’ll hand out… Read more »Learn More
Watch and read our exclusive interview with Jon-Kabat-Zinn So that’s what mindfulness is and it doesn’t involve doing. It is a form of meditation practice and it’s often spoken of as the heart of Buddhist meditation. And the Buddha himself, you know, spoke about it as the sort of most fundamental path for the cultivation… Read more »Learn More
Watch and read our exclusive interview with Jon Kabat-Zinn. Another way to speak of it is ‘heartfullness.” – In all Asian languages the word for “mind” and the word for “heart” are the same words. So if you’re hearing mindfulness as some kind of clinical, thought-based thing, you’re way off base. This has to do… Read more »Learn More
Watch and read our exclusive interview with Jon Kabat-Zinn Mindfulness is actually a way of connecting with your life and it’s something that doesn’t involve a lot of energy. It involves a kind of cultivating attention in a particular way. So the way I define it is it’s paying attention on purpose in the present… Read more »Learn More