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Fornylig var jeg i Zürich for at undervise i sportspsykologi og mindfulness. En regnfuld eftermiddag, søgte jeg på vej tilbage til mit hotel i læ i en større boghandel. 1,258 more words


Book Review: Full Catastrophe Living by Jon Kabat-Zinn

Anyone familiar with mindfulness knows: this is the Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction manual. It is the book of all books on the MBSR method, written by its founder, Jon Kabat-Zinn. 544 more words


Is It Time To Get On The Mindfulness Bus?


When various funding bodies in the UK decide to spend £6.4m on research into whether mindfulness might have a positive impact on school children, it is time to see what effect it can have on me. 605 more words


Philosophy for Everyday Life

I published the essay “Philosophy for Everyday Life” in Journal of Philosophy of Life.

Abstract: The aim of this essay is two-sided. The first is to illustrate to what extent philosophy can contribute to our everyday living. 116 more words


Review: Penn Program for Mindfulness

What is the first thing that comes to mind when you think of the University of Pennsylvania?  Overachieving undergrads?  Constant construction?  2015 Number One Party School?   754 more words


Jon Kabat-Zinn on Concentration

“Concentration is a cornerstone of mindfulness practice. Your mindfulness will only be as robust as the capacity of your mind to be calm and stable. Without calmness, the mirror of mindfulness will have an agitated and choppy surface and will not be able to reflect things with any accuracy.” ―  13 more words


Jon Kabat-Zinn is not an atheist: Stress reduction is a very Zen way of saying if you tackle problems head on you reduce your stress.

I thought this already took place in the 60s and 70s. Meditation is like contemplation or journaling (keeping a journal) or deep thought.

People also think God is easy: like right and wrong is easy, so that you don’t have to think very deeply. 139 more words