Tags » Jon Kabat-Zinn

Mindfulness Monday 12

Mindfulness means paying attention in a particular way,
on purpose,
in the present moment
~ Jon Kabat-Zinn

You can’t stop the waves,
but you can learn to surf.
~ Jon Kabat-Zinn

Chronic Illness

Wherever You Go There You Are - Book Review PLUS Mindfulness

Mountains, Lakes and Shit…

A little piss in your lemonade can really ruin the drink. 724 more words


What is Mindfulness?

Mindfulness is the new buzzword for an old tradition. It’s been revamped, repackaged, rebranded and given an extra swipe of lipstick (or dash of aftershave) as we read about how celebrities, successful business execs, and most recently, Olympic athletes, are using the magic of mindfulness, as part of their daily routine. 376 more words


Mindfulness and Acceptance for Chronic Pain

So, the first blog post from The Pain School.  It seems fitting then to begin by recommending this video from Jon Kabat-Zinn, the pioneer of mindfulness and acceptance for use with chronic pain.   115 more words

Acceptance And Commitment Therapy

Give up or let go? What's the difference?

Why do we give up? Why do we surrender, admit defeat, part ways with somebody or something, or stop hoping for a positive outcome? Maybe it’s because sticking with it is too hard, or it takes too long, or because we’re tired of failing. 605 more words


Mindfulness Emergency Kit

Jon Kabat-Zinn is often quoted as saying that through your daily mindfulness practice you weave a parachute you can use when the going gets really tough. 614 more words


Could Olympians inspire our young people to give Mindfulness a go?

Rio 2016. It’s not London 2012 (my Dad isn’t proudly modelling his volunteer’s uniform for a start) but you’ve gotta love having the Olympics back on our screens this summer. 856 more words

Wellbeing, Mental Health, Parenting, Education.