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Coming to our senses - by Jon Kabat-Zinn - Audio book CD - Mindfulness

Coming to our Senses

by Jon Kabat-Zinn

Healing ourselves and the planet through mindfulness

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Coming to our senses - Jon Kabat-Zinn Audio Book CD

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From the bestselling writer and famous mindfulness instructor, scientist, and educator. . .a guide to living a meaningful lifetime.

This follow-up to the commonly praised nationwide bestseller Wherever You Go, There You Are is another revolutionary providing from Jon Kabat-Zinn, showing visitors how the force of mindfulness may bring radical change to their lives.

In the nationwide bestseller Wherever You Go, There You Are, Jon Kabat-Zinn struck a chord in modern society that continues to reverberate to the day. It has been embraced by politicians, company leaders, and celebrities and endures as a classic with visitors. In his groundbreaking fresh book, Dr. Kabat-Zinn teaches us how to harness the force of mindfulness to impact deep change in our individual lives and in the planet.

As strain continues to exact a toll on everyday existence, persons are increasingly turning to historic, meditative techniques, that have been tested by research, to relieve the ill effects and become more focused, healthy, and proactive. Kabat-Zinn has been for years at the forefront of the mind/body movement and the revolution in medication and healthcare it has spawned, demystifying it and delivering it into the mainstream. In Coming to Our Senses, he shares how every human has the ability to mobilize deep, innate resources for constant understanding, growing, healing, and transformation through mindfulness.

Coming to Our Senses utilizes anecdotes and stories from Kabat-Zinn's own lifetime experiences and function in his clinic to illustrate healing possibilities. At its core, the book provides great understanding into how to utilize the five senses — touch, hearing, sight, taste, and smell, plus awareness itself — as a path to a healthier, saner, and more meaningful existence.

This is the definitive book for our time found on the connection between mindfulness, wellness, and our bodily and spiritual well-being.

About the Author Jon Kabat-Zinn

Jon Kabat-Zinn (born June 5, 1944) is Professor of Medicine Emeritus and founding director of the Stress Reduction Clinic and the Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care, and Society at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. He teaches mindfulness meditation as a technique to aid persons deal with strain, anxiousness, pain and disease.

His lifetime function has been mostly focused on delivering mindfulness into the mainstream of medication and society. Kabat-Zinn is the writer or co-author of scientific papers on mindfulness as well as its medical applications. He has created 2 bestselling books: Full Catastrophe Living: Utilizing the Wisdom of Your Body and Mind to Face Stress, Pain and Illness (Delta, 1991), and Wherever You Go, There You Are: Mindfulness Meditation in Everyday Life (Hyperion, 1994). He co-authored with Myla Kabat-Zinn Everyday Blessings: The Inner Work of Mindful Parenting, (Hyperion, 1997). Other books include Coming to Our Senses (Hyperion, 2005) and his latest book The Mindful Way Through Depression: Freeing Yourself from Chronic Unhappiness, co-authored with J. Mark G. Williams, John D. Teasdale and Zindel V. Segal (Guilford, 2007).

Kabat-Zinn is the founder and previous Executive Director of the Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care, and Society at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. He is moreover the founder (1979) and previous director of its famous Stress Reduction Clinic and Professor of Medicine emeritus at the University of Massachusetts Medical School.

Kabat-Zinn received his Ph.D. in molecular biology in 1971 from MIT where he studied under Salvador Luria, Nobel Laureate in Medicine. Kabat-Zinn has created noticeable contributions to contemporary healthcare with his analysis which focused on mind/body interactions for healing, and on numerous scientific applications of mindfulness meditation training for individuals with chronic pain and/or stress-related disorders. Kabat-Zinn started training the Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) at the Stress Reduction Clinic in 1979. MBSR is an 8 week course which combines meditation and Hatha yoga to aid individuals deal with strain, pain, and disease by utilizing moment-to-moment awareness. Such mindfulness assists participants utilize their internal resources to achieve wise wellness and health. Kabat-Zinn and colleagues have studied the effects of practicing moment-to-moment awareness found on the mind, and how it processes thoughts, very under strain, and found on the immune program.

In 1993, Jon Kabat-Zinn’s function in the Stress Reduction Clinic was showcased in Bill Moyers' PBS Special, Healing and the Mind and in the book by Moyers of the same title. Kabat-Zinn and his colleagues published a analysis paper demonstrating in a tiny medical trial, a four-fold impact of the notice found on the rate of skin clearing in people with psoriasis undergoing ultraviolet light therapy: [Kabat-Zinn et al, Psychosomatic Medicine 60:625-623 (1998)]. A more recent paper [Davidson, Kabat-Zinn, et al. Psychosomatic Medicine 65: 564-570 (2003)] shows positive changes in mind activity, psychological processing under strain, and immune function in individuals taking an MBSR course in a business function setting in a randomized medical trial.

He conducts yearly mindfulness retreats for company leaders and innovators, and with his colleagues at the Center For Mindfulness, conducts training retreats for wellness experts in MBSR. Over 200 healthcare centers and clinics nationwide and abroad today utilize the MBSR model.

He is a board member of the Mind and Life Institute, a group that organizes dialogues between your Dalai Lama and Western scientists to promote deeper learning of different techniques of recognizing and probing the nature of notice, thoughts, and reality

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