What is mindfulness based stress reduction theory?
MBSR teaches individuals to perceive circumstances and thoughts in a nonjudgmental manner without reacting to them thoughtlessly and helps people to develop a more involuntary consciousness of experiences.
What techniques are used in mindfulness based stress reduction therapy?
- Focus Mindfulness. Practicing mindfulness with an emphasis on focus involves looking inward to observe what is happening in your mind.
- Awareness Mindfulness.
- Shifting from Focus to Awareness.
- The Breath.
- Body Scan.
- Object Meditation.
- Mindful Eating.
- Walking Meditation.
What are the 8 weeks of MBSR?
The MBSR program is an eight-week workshop taught by certified trainers that entails weekly group meetings, homework, and instruction in three formal techniques: sitting mindfulness meditation, body scanning and simple yoga postures.