Mindfulness

105 Spirituality and Its Discontents

Jack Kornfield

Jack KornfieldGiven the ever-growing popularity of mindfulness, more people are adopting the mistaken belief that simply spending enough time in lotus pose is the key to solving all their life difficulties and insecurities. In this Webcast Session on mindfulness Continue reading

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201 Keynote : Deliberate Practice and Inner Transformation

Tara Brach

Tara BrachOne of the foremost paradoxes of our digitally connected and instantaneous age is the lack of connection many of us feel—to ourselves, to others, and to the present moment. In her Symposium 2013 Keynote Address, Tara Brach addresses this human tendency to get caught up in self-judgment, separation, and “false refuges” Continue reading

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204 Suggesting Mindfulness

Michael Yapko

Michael YapkoWe often think of mindfulness as a solitary, self-directed practice that makes clients less reactive to outer (and inner) voices. But as Michael Yapko argues in this Webcast Session, guiding our clients into mindfulness features an inevitable dimension not present in solitary meditation. Continue reading

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301 Keynote : Coming to Our Senses: On Healing Ourselves and the World

Jon Kabat-Zinn

Jon Kabat-ZinnWe live in an era beset by collective attention deficit disorder and haunted by uncertainty about how safe we are. In this immensely popular keynote from our 2005 Networker Symposium, Jon Kabat-Zinn argues that we can come to our senses through mindful awareness practice. Continue reading

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404 Customizing Mindfulness

Ron Siegel

Esther PerelAs mindfulness practice is increasingly being integrated into psychotherapy, therapists too often have come to see it as a one-size-fits-all remedy. But, as Ron Siegel’s Symposium 2013 Workshop demonstrates, mindfulness practices actually include  Continue reading

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502 Using Mindfulness to Deepen Emotional Experience

Diana Fosha

Esther PerelFor webcast presenter Diana Fosha, emotion is more than a feeling—it’s a whole body experience. With the goal of helping her clients connect to their own vitality, she engages them in experiential practices designed to integrate mind and body. Explore Continue reading

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