Mindfulness is considered to be the heart of Buddhist meditation. Its essence is universal and of deep practical benefit to everyone. This book maps out a simple path for cultivating mindfulness in our lives, and awakening us to the beauty and possibilities of each present moment.
Jon Kabat-Zinn shows us how this simple meditation technique can help us to be truly in touch with where we already are, so that we can be fully aware at all times. He explains - What 'mindfulness' is, How to achieve mindfulness using simple meditation techniques, How mindful meditation can enhance every aspect of your life and How to incorporate mindfulness into your everyday life
This book will be enjoyed by those who are new to meditation as well as those who are long-time practitioners.
About the author: Jon Kabat-Zinn, Ph.D. is a writer, scientist and meditation teacher. He is Professor of Medicine at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, where he was the founding executive director of the Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care, and Society, and founder and former director of its world-renown Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Clinic. His pioneering research on mind/body interactions for healing and on clinical applications of mindfulness meditation for people managing chronic pain and stress-related disorders. His work has won numerous awards and has contributed to a growing movement of mindfulness into many mainstream institutions.