Mindfulness meditation is a popular activity for improving well being and fulfilling potential. Classes are offered on line and throughout the country. It is often used to treat anxiety and mood disorders, as well as stress and medical issues.

In this brief video, “What is Mindfulness” by mindfulness expert, Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn, he defines the practice and discusses the hard work and rewards of practicing mindfulness and meditation.

More mindfulness videos from Dr. Kabat-Zinn include:


Dr. Kabat-Zinn is founding Executive Director of the Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care, and Society at the University of Massachusetts Medical School and also the founding director of its renowned Stress Reduction Clinic and Professor of Medicine emeritus at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. He received his Ph.D. in molecular biology from MIT in 1971 in the laboratory of Nobel Laureate, Salvador Luria. He is the author of numerous scientific papers on the clinical applications of mindfulness in medicine and health care.

Source: PsychAlive.org

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