The Power of Mindfulness

The Power of Mindfulness

Meditation practice can help kids become less anxious, more focused.

By now there’s a good chance you’ve heard the term “mindfulness.” It seems to be everywhere—touted as the new yoga, the answer to stress, the alternative to Xanax. But beyond the buzz, what is it? Jon Kabat-Zinn is a scientist and widely recognized father of contemporary, medically based mindfulness—over 30 years ago he developed a therapeutic meditation practice known as Mindful Based Stress Reduction (MBSR). This defines mindfulness simply as “paying attention in a particular way: on purpose, in the present moment and non-judgmentally.” Read more at The Power of Mindfulness.

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