How can mindfulness based stress reduction reduce stress?
During MBSR sessions, individuals strive to cultivate a greater awareness of the present moment. By increasing their mindfulness, participants aim to reduce their overall arousal and emotional reactivity and gain a deeper sense of calm.
What are the components of mindfulness based stress reduction?
Mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) is intensive mindfulness training including meditation, yoga, body awareness, behavioral awareness, and emotional awareness.
How does Dr Kabat-Zinn define mindfulness?
The Definition of Mindfulness: Mindfulness is awareness that arises through paying attention, on purpose, in the present moment, non-judgementally,” says Kabat-Zinn. “And then I sometimes add, in the service of self-understanding and wisdom.”