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Wednesday, July 14, 2010

Coming to Our Senses with Jon Kabat-Zinn, PhD


What mindful meditation is and what it’s not
How you can benefit from regular meditation
Why the individual practice of mindful meditation can have a positive impact on society

Why you should read Coming to Our Senses

At 600-plus pages, this deeply philosophical book may challenge some readers. But Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn, an accomplished scientist, thinker and author, imparts his wisdom in short, easily digestible chapters. He says you can have a more peaceful, contented life if you are open to exploring the spiritual realm and the practice of mindful meditation. Kabat-Zinn, who cites studies and personal experiences, presents convincing evidence that meditation reduces everyday stress, and can help treat depression and fear, chronic pain, cancer and other serious illnesses. getAbstract believes that everyone can benefit from reading this mindful treatise – even those who are already healthy, wealthy and wise. Highly recommended.
About the author

Jon Kabat-Zinn, Ph.D. is a best-selling author and expert on stress reduction and mindfulness in medicine and health care. He founded the Stress Reduction Clinic and the Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care and Society at the University of Massachusetts Medical School.