Letters to Me #8 : Mindfulness

Spirituality : Are you Okay?

A STEP TOWARDS PEACE Letters to Me #8 : Mindfulness Who are you? University of Massachusetts Medical School the Center for Mindfulness in Medicine present moment Mindfulness-based stress reduction Mindfulness MBSR Letters to Me Jon kabat-Zinn Health Care and Society     In Wikipedia, Mindfulnes is the psychological process of bringing one’s attention to experiences occurring in the present momentwhich can be developed through the practice of meditation and other training. Always people say MBSR, MBSR. What is MBSR? MBSR is the abbreviation for Mindfulnes-based stress reduction. It was made by Jon kabat-Zinn. He established the Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care, and Society at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. I’m a medical student, too. So I’m more interested in Mindfulness.

Definition of Jon kabat-Zinn

Mindfulness‘ is awareness that arises paying attention on purpose in the present moment non judgmentally.

“The present moment is the only time over which we have dominion.” – Thích Nhất Hạnh

Mindfulness : MBSR “Who ARE YOU?”

MBSR is a 8 week program. In general, the weakness of psychotherapy is hard to prove the results scientifically. But MBSR has many evidence that support its benefits. It has 9 session course. Nine session is here. Mindfulness meditation training and practice, yoga and body awareness training, exploration of patterns of thinking, feeling and action, brief lectures and group discussions, individual feedback and support. I want to try it! Maybe it can be my opportunity!

“The best way to capture moments is to pay attention. This is how we cultivate mindfulness.” – Jon Kabat-Zinn

7 attitudes that support MBSR

  1. Non-judgment
  2. Patience
  3. Beginner’s mind
  4. Trust
  5. Non-striving
  6. Acceptance
  7. Letting-go

Peace is up to you :0 Good luck!