Mindfulness is considered the heart of Buddhist meditation. But its essence is universal and of deep practical benefit to everyone. Jon Kabat-Zinn maps out a simple path for cultivating mindfulness in our lives, and awakening us to the unique beauty and possibilities of each present moment. He shows us how this simple meditation technique can enable us to be truly in touch with where we already are, so that we can be fully aware at all times.
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Jon Kabat-Zinn is Professor of Medicine Emeritus and creator of the Stress Reduction Clinic and the Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care, and Society at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. Jon Kabat-Zinn, first realized the appropriateness of mindfulness in the treatment of chronic medical conditions and later adapted Hanh’s teachings on mindfulness into the structured eight-week Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction course, which has since spread throughout the western World and is offered at medical centers, hospitals, and health maintenance organizations.
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