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Who exactly is Jon Kabat-Zinn? Arlo Laibowitz tells us more about the father of mindfulness in the Western world and the creator of the hugely popular and beneficial MBSR course. Plus, read some of his inspiring quotes. Jon Kabat-Zinn (New York, 1944) is widely considered to be one of the founders of transforming Eastern religious mindfulness practices into methods for Western audiences. He's a Professor of Medicine of the University of Massachusetts, and the creator of the well-known and widely respected Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) program. Jon Kabat-Zinn was bo
Hi everyone, My name is Shannon. I live in the Syracuse, NY area and currently have a SNOW DAY from work so I thought this would be a great day to start the Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction course here. I am a pretty happy woman most of the time, but definitely suffer in the winter! Nice to e-meet all of you!
MBSR (Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction) is an 8-week foundation course that provides an introduction to the practice of mindfulness and is suitable for adults who are ready to invest in their health and wellbeing. There will be plenty of opportunity for each participant to get the guidance they need to establish their own personal mindfulness meditation practice. MBSR is a certificated course that gives you the grounding for any further specialist training in mindfulness and to move on to teacher training courses if you wanted to in the future. In an effort to make th
Rosa, I have also been suffering from depression, so I completely understand how debilitating and lonely it can be. One of the things that keeps us in depression is the constant negative dialogue in our heads - it’s not easy to start feeling better when that voice in our heads keeps reminding us that we are failures or unworthy; that constant rumination tends to focus our attention on reliving hurt or regret from the past - or worrying and fearful about the future; it’s a bit like having your mind hijacked by an incessant, negative voice intent on keeping you locked in a depressed st