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Jon Kabat-Zinn
Jon Kabat-Zinn, PhD, is internationally known for his work as a scientist, writer, and meditation teacher engaged in bringing mindfulness into the mainstream of medicine and society. He is professor of medicine emeritus at the University of Massachusetts Medical School and author of numerous... show more



Jon Kabat-Zinn, PhD, is internationally known for his work as a scientist, writer, and meditation teacher engaged in bringing mindfulness into the mainstream of medicine and society. He is professor of medicine emeritus at the University of Massachusetts Medical School and author of numerous books, including Full Catastrophe Living, Arriving at Your Own Door, and Coming to Our Senses.

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Birth date: June 05, 1944
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My Reading Temple ♥
My Reading Temple ♥ rated it 4 months ago
Ho impiegato diverso tempo a leggere questo libro. Effettivamente la sua lettura è un po' pesante, come se ti arrivasse addosso un concentrato di nozioni e di esempi senza avere nemmeno il tempo di realizzare. Ma lo scrittore avvisa subito che non si tratta di un libro da leggere e basta, ma un vero...
Amber's Thoughts
Amber's Thoughts rated it 1 year ago
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. Kabat-Zinn is a gentle teacher, a m...
Wyvernfriend Reads
Wyvernfriend Reads rated it 3 years ago
Made me think
Lisa (Harmony)
Lisa (Harmony) rated it 4 years ago
The introduction tells us this book "is meant to provide brief and easy access to the essence of mindfulness meditation and its applications." By "mindfulness" is meant focused awareness of the "present moment." And meditation is "the process by which we go about deepening our attention and awarenes...
rhian
rhian rated it 5 years ago
Wordy, & about much more than depression, but very helpful. Realising the ways in which the brain & body react to stress & unpleasant feelings, why they do that & how to tune into those signals in order to ward off major chain-reactions like acute stress and depression - pretty priceless. NB, if the...
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