Mindfulness is a buzz word in spiritual circles, well documented as a potent way to not only cope with, but excel in life. With the vast health benefits of this practice, we are all attempting to bring greater mindfulness into our workplaces, our daily life and our homes.
Jon Kabat-Zinn is a well known author, spiritual teacher, professor emeritus of medicine and the creator of the Stress Reduction Clinic and the Centre for Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care, and Society at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. He pioneered a meditative approach to treating pain and depression, that is used all over the world today.
Here he discusses what mindfulness and meditation are really about – the answer may surprise you!