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Lessons Learned - “Wherever You Go, There You Are: Mindfulness Meditation In Everyday Life” by John Kabat-Zinn

I recently finished my second reading of “Wherever You Go, There You Are: Mindfulness Meditation in Everyday Life,” by Jon Kabat-Zinn. I should note that, had I brought this book with me when I was abroad this past year, this probably would have been my third or fourth reading. 1,042 more words

Get out of my head: on squashing anxiety

I am not one who finds it easy to be present. I think a lot of people can relate? We live in a world of Google calendars; busy schedules of ‘nexts’ (appointments next Tuesday, lunch meetings next week, dinner plans the Saturday after next); serious multitasking; … 594 more words


Mindfulness changed my life

When I was at the height of my anxiety in 2013, my therapist referred me to a program called MBSR, or mindfulness-based stress reduction. The first day of this program, I had a terrible panic attack. 277 more words


Mindfulness Monday - 4

“Whether we are basically healthy at the moment or have a terminal illness, none of us knows how long we have to live. Life only unfolds in moments. 59 more words

Chronic Illness

Falling Awake: Review of Full Catastrophe Living

The net impact of this book, no matter how many encounters I have with it, is awakening. I’m not claiming it makes me “enlightened,” only that it accomplishes its purpose of teaching—or reminding—the reader how to be more fully alive and aware, moment by moment. 1,005 more words

Behind The Stories: Inspirations And Encounters