Drawing on a decade of research and clinical experience, psychotherapist and educator David Treleaven shows that mindfulness
meditation (practiced without an awareness of trauma) can exacerbate symptoms of traumatic stress.
That's where mindfulness
comes in, as it helps us reconnect with others in a more meaningful, authentic way.
O autor menciona o programa original Mindfulness
Based Stress Reduction (MBSR), elaborado por Jon Kabat-Zinn, e o MBCT como sendo tecnicas uteis para melhorar a saude mental em geral e para reduzir o estresse, a ansiedade e a depressao.
The primary elements of mindfulness
practice include (a) focus on the breath, (b) tuning into events occurring within the body and mind, and (c) being a witness to one's own personal experience (Santorelli, 2014).
In the Mindfulness
study, participants in random order did 25 minutes of yoga, 25 minutes of mindfulness
meditation, and 25 minutes of quiet reading.
A team of nurse-researchers from Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) and the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing (Penn Nursing) gathered perspectives on coping mechanisms from focus groups with 14 mothers of critically ill infants, and explored the feasibility of mindfulness
as a stress-reduction technique.
We see that a few weeks of intensive mindfulness
training can have lasting benefit.
We multitask, we're involved in many, many activities, and mindfulness
meditation (is) a wonderful way to focus our attention on how we're actually experiencing the world and.
El origen del mindfulness
esta en la meditacion budista, pero fue Kabat-Zinn quien lo introdujo en el mundo occidental de una manera mas sistematica y cientifica, aplicandolo como procedimiento para el tratamiento de trastornos psicosomaticos, enfermedades medicas, problemas de estres y dolor cronico (Kabat-Zinn, 1982).
Like Zen, mindfulness
is about not allowing the attention of your mind to be taken by past or future thoughts, but with practice learning to redirect it to life happening now.
The assessments included Child and Adolescent Mindfulness
Measure and Bullying-Behaviour Scale.
Books on the practice are numerous, including guides to A Mindful Pregnancy, Mindful Parenting, Mindful Politics, The Mindful Diet and Mindfulness
for Teachers .