UMMS Affiliation

Center for Mindfulness

Publication Date

6-29-2017

Document Type

Article

Disciplines

Alternative and Complementary Medicine | Psychiatry and Psychology

Abstract

Excerpt: What I intend to do in this paper is offer a non-exhaustive perspective on the original core aspirations, as I experienced them, behind introducing mindfulness as a practice and as a way of being into the mainstream world, initially through medicine and health care in the form of MBSR, and then—as the meme and practice took root and interest spread with increasing evidence of its multifaceted efficacy—to varying degrees into education, business, social justice, politics, and the more global domain of acknowledging a moral and exceedingly practical responsibility for the planet on the part of our species as a whole.

Keywords

mindfulness, stress, dharma

Rights and Permissions

Copyright © The Author(s) 2017

DOI of Published Version

10.1007/s12671-017-0758-2

Source

Mindfulness (N Y). 2017;8(5):1125-1135. doi: 10.1007/s12671-017-0758-2. Epub 2017 Jun 29. Link to article on publisher's site

Journal/Book/Conference Title

Mindfulness

Related Resources

Link to Article in PubMed

PubMed ID

28989546

Creative Commons License

Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.

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