Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Sounds True - Jon Kabat-Zinn: The Mindfulness Revolution

Tami Simon at Sounds True interviewed Jon Kabat-Zinn recently about mindfulness as a trend in research and his recent book/CD for Sounds True, Mindfulness for Beginners.

Jon Kabat-Zinn: The Mindfulness Revolution

Monday, December 12, 2011

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Tami Simon speaks with Jon Kabat-Zinn, the founder and director of the Stress Reduction Clinic at the University of Massachusetts, whose trailblazing research has helped bring mindfulness meditation into mainstream medicine. Jon is the author of Wherever You Go, There You Are, and with Sounds True he has written a new book with an accompanying CD of guided practices, Mindfulness for Beginners. In this episode, Tami speaks with Jon about the role of science in validating mindfulness practice, the 180-degree shift that lets us rest in awareness instead of identifying with our thoughts, and the potential renaissance in the world that may arise from a “mindfulness revolution.” (73 minutes)

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