An emerging need to manage the stress and dissatisfaction of busy lives by looking inward for peace and stillness has motivated many to participate in the yoga revolution, which has become a multibilliondollar industry in America.
The nearly half century dialogue between Buddhism and Western psychology has created a potential forum for a mutually enriching exchange.
Buddhist psychotherapy, which has been adopted in the last several decades, is a novel approach to the clinical practice of mental health.
So, what is mindfulness? Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn defines mindfulness as “the awareness that emerges through paying attention on purpose, in the present moment, and nonjudgmentally to the unfolding of experience moment to moment.”
We are witnessing a time of great geo-political, economic and ecological upheaval. At the same time a spiritual revolution is…