Mind & Life

Jon Kabat-Zinn - The Heart of Mindfulness

September 10, 2021

Jon-Kabat-Zinn_sq.jpgWe're back with Season 3 of the show, starting with renowned meditation teacher, author, and creator of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR), Jon Kabat-Zinn. This spacious and personal conversation is full of insights on a wide range of topics, including:

  • what drew him to meditation;
  • his development of and vision for Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR);
  • the mystery of the line between the inside and outside of any system;
  • adapting Buddhist practices for Western audiences;
  • how mindfulness has been taken up in society, and science as a main driver;
  • moving from "me" to "we";
  • the challenges of repeatability in scientific studies of meditation;
  • weaving together art and science;
  • and how 50+ years of meditation has changed him.

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