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Kabat-Zinn presentation

This is a video of a presentation by Jon Kabat-Zinn on mindfulness (think being very present-oriented).  It includes some time meditating with him and exploring ways that mindfulness can be helpful with stress reduction.  Worth 72 minutes of your time. … Continue reading

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Quotes of the day

Meditation is an act of love. … Meditation:  It’s not what you think. –Jon Kabat-Zinn

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NPR article on one of the founders of mindfulness psychotherapy–Jon Kabat-Zinn

http://www.npr.org/templates/player/mediaPlayer.html?action=1&t=1&islist=false&id=7654964&m=7655313 Above is a description of mindfulness therapy as practiced by Kabat-Zinn, who has been running a clinic on pain management for decades.  This is important because he is one of the founders of mindfulness therapy.  Good stuff.

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Putting one step in front of the other–a mindfulness approach to depression.

Saw this nice, brief article at Huffington Post about using present-minded focusing to overcome depression. Focusing 0n what is just before you in a given moment is a good way to get through, as well as breaking down difficult tasks in … Continue reading

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A news article on a type of therapy that is effective for depression.

Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy is an approach that is very similar to mine in dealing with depression and anxiety.  The following is an article about it.  It has been in the news in Britain lately because it is being included among … Continue reading

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