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Full Catastrophe Living Summary

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Full Catastrophe Living SummaryUsing the Wisdom of Your Body and Mind to Face Stress, Pain, and Illness

Do you ever stop and look around you? Or do you just rush through your life, chasing deadlines and achieving goals, while not enjoying the journey?

What if we told you that the real path toward reaching all of your goals and happiness is getting to know yourself, and fully experiencing everything that is happening to you?

In our summary, we offer John Kabat-Zinn’s teachings on using mindfulness to relieve stress.

Of course, you can find many other ways to use mindfulness to enrich your life in “Full Catastrophe Living.”

Who Should Read “Full Catastrophe Living”? And Why?

Jon Kabat Zinn published the first edition of “Full Catastrophe Living” in 1990. However, his lessons on mindfulness are as relevant today as when he first created them.

In the book, you will learn many exercises to reach mindfulness and many ways you can benefit from it.

We recommend this book to all people who feel stressed and pressured – after reading this, they will find the cure for all of their troubles in their own mind and body.

About Jon Kabat-Zinn

Jon Kabat-ZinnJon Kabat-Zinn is an author, a professor of Medicine Emeritus, founder of the Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care and Society at the University of Massachusetts.

He is also the creator of the mindfulness movement and the mindfulness-based stress reduction program (MBSR).

“Full Catastrophe Living Summary”

You have heard it so many times – the magic word that creates order in your chaotic world.


But what is mindfulness? How can you practice it?

By definition, mindfulness is “the awareness that arises by paying attention on purpose, in the present moment, and nonjudgmentally.”

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