Pebbles and Pearls

Pebbles and Pearls

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by Jon Kabat-Zinn
     
 

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Across America, Jon Kabat-Zinn, Ph.D., is known as the clinical researcher and teacher who dared to bring mindfulness practice out of the meditation hall and into the most prestigious pain management center in the country. On Pebbles and Pearls, Kabat-Zinn turns his attention to another challenge-how ordinary people can use meditation in the arenas of the workplace

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Across America, Jon Kabat-Zinn, Ph.D., is known as the clinical researcher and teacher who dared to bring mindfulness practice out of the meditation hall and into the most prestigious pain management center in the country. On Pebbles and Pearls, Kabat-Zinn turns his attention to another challenge-how ordinary people can use meditation in the arenas of the workplace and the family. Join him as he shares how to use the office as a meditation center, advice about mindful parenting, grounding yourself in your body, how to work with overwhelming emotions, and much more.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781591793915
Publisher:
Sounds True, Incorporated
Publication date:
10/28/2005
Edition description:
Unabridged
Product dimensions:
5.70(w) x 5.20(h) x 0.60(d)

Meet the Author

Featured in Bill Moyer's PBS Special Healing and the Mind, Jon Kabat-Zinn, PhD. is executive director at the Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care and Society at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center. He is the founder and former director of the UMMC Stress Reduction Clinic and an associate professor of medicine in the division of preventive and behavioral medicine. Using mindfulness meditation, Kabat-Zinn works to help people reduce stress and deal with chronic pain, and a variety of illnesses, particularly breast cancer. He was a trainer for the 1984 U.S. Men's Olympic Rowing Team and is especially interested in reducing the stress-related problems in the inner city and in prison populations. Kabat-Zinn's books include: Full Catastrophe Living: Using the Wisdom of Your Body and Mind to Face Stress, Pain and Illness (1991); Wherever You Go, There You Are: Mindfulness Meditation in Everyday Life (1994) and Everyday Blessings: The Inner Work of Mindful Parenting (1997), which was co-authored with his wife, Myla.

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Pebbles And Pearls 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Great audiobook that assists with everyday living issues. I listen to this all the time and hear new things each time that relate to my life. I just wish it was in CD format.