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Jon Kabat-Zinn It's a case of mind over bother

Author Jon Kabat-Zinn will speak at McLeod Hall Auditorium May 4 from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. on “The Healing Power of Mindfulness: Living Your Life as If It Really Counts.”

Kabat-Zinn is an expert on stress reduction and the healing powers of mindfulness. His visit is being sponsored by the Cancer and Heart centers and the departments of Internal and Family medicines.
He will also conduct a silent retreat in meditation and stress reduction at the Kluge Morven Pavilion from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. May 5. Reservations may be made by calling 924-1190.

Kabat-Zinn is the founder and former executive director of the Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care and Society and a professor of medicine at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. His books include Wherever You Go, There You Are: Mindfulness Meditation in Everyday Life, and Full Catastrophe Living: Using the Wisdom of Your Body and Mind to Face Stress, Pain and Illness. His work has been featured on “Healing and the Mind,” a Public Television series with Bill Moyers.

Kabat-Zinn’s visit is part of the University’s mindfulness-based stress reduction program, which is supported by John and Maria Tussi Kluge. The program involves yoga and meditation to improve health and manage illness.


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