Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) has helped tens of thousands of people since its inception in the late ’70s and early ’80s. MBSR was pioneered by Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center. Now it has spread all over the world and the results have been remarkable. This video shows us that […]

Meditation Changes Your Brain

Harvard neuroscientist, Sara Lazar, reveals how meditation changes your brain. In a report by the Washington Post, Brigid Schulte interviewed Sara Lazar and asked her a bunch of questions. The first question was, “Why did you start looking at meditation and mindfulness and the brain?” Sara replied the she tried yoga because of a running […]

Awareness of Breathing Guided Meditation

I am proud to present these words of wisdom from Elana Rosenbaum. Elana is a long-time teacher of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) along with Jon Kabat-Zinn. She is also one of my fellow authors of I am With You – Love Letters to Cancer Patients. Her essay, “Coping with Cancer” occurs on page 53, and […]

Coming to Our Senses

This talk on Coming to Our Senses by Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn was presented at the University of California Medical Center, San Diego, California in 2004 or 2005. Jon Kabat-Zinn needs no introduction to readers of Meditation Practices. As the founder of Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) at the University of Massachusetts in 1979, he has […]

MBSR And Healing

This video is a Google Talk given by Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn in 2007 on MBSR and healing. Jon Kabat-Zinn is the found of the Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) at the Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care and Society at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. The MBSR program was begun more than thirty years […]

Backstage Interviews At Wisdom 2.0

Many important teachers at Wisdom 2.0 were asked, “What is wisdom?” Jack Kornfield, founder of Spirit Rock Meditation Center in Marin County, California said that it was bringing about connection. His statement was in line with The Declaration of Interdependence. Biz Stone, co-founder of Twitter, said “Wisdom is understanding plus experience.” Daniel Siegel, co-director of the […]

Jon Kabat-Zinn: Falling Awake

Jon Kabat-Zinn is one of the most renowned teachers of mindfulness in the world. His research and service to the University of Massachusetts Medical Center and the Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) program have spread all over the world. MBSR has even been adopted to other clinical environments as Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy, Dialectic Behavior […]

Mindfulness Is In The Mainstream

On Monday, February 3, 2014, Time Magazine published and article titled, The Mindful Revolution – The Science of Finding Focus in a Stessed-out, Multitasking Culture. The article is another one that proves that mindfulness is in the mainstream and on people’s hearts and minds. The article, by Kate Pickert, begins with The raisins sitting in my […]

Jon Kabat-Zinn Talks On Life “Just As It Is”

Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn is the founder of the  Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care, and Society and the Stress Reduction Clinic at the University of Massachusetts. He is famous for creating the Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) program which is now all over the world. This program teaches people from all walks of life and all religious beliefs a […]

Transformation Of Our Minds

The Dalai Lama gave an interview with Tricycle magazine in the fall of 2001 called Ethics for a Secular Millennium. I received these words of wisdom as part of the Tricycle Daily Dharma for August 19, 2013. His Holiness tells us that we need to proceed on the spiritual path of transformation of our minds […]