When researching and preparing to write these words I was inspired by the expression and communication of those central in the creation of MBSR , but I noticed, as I sat down that there was something important for me to share with you and that is that learning and living MBSR has been one of the most important things I have done in my life.
As Jon Kabat-Zinn creator of MBSR explains: 'Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) is a well-defined and systematic patient-centered educational approach which uses relatively intensive training in mindfulness meditation as the core of a program to teach people how to take better care of themselves and live healthier and more adaptive lives. The prototype program was developed at the Stress Reduction Clinic at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center.'
Who Can Benefit From MBSR?
UMass Medical School, Center for Mindfulness have proven MBSR complements treatment for: