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Jon Kabat-Zinn

Jon Kabat-Zinn, PhD, is the founder and director of the Stress Reduction Clinic at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center and associate professor of medicine in the Division of Preventative and Behavioral Medicine. His clinic was featured in 1993 in the public...

Mindfulness Meditation for Pain Relief

Guided Practices for Reclaiming Your Body and Your Life

Jon Kabat-Zinn

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Course objectives:

  • Explain how mindfulness practice can help with pain management
  • Utilize meditation practices that emphasize focus on the breath and body sensations
  • Describe how to turn toward the experience of pain
  • Summarize Kabat-Zinn's seven principles to his mindfulness approach
  • Identify the differences between thoughts and pain sensations, and between coping strategies that contribute to suffering and those that can alleviate it

If you're reading this, chances are that your life, or the life of someone you know, is shaped by pain—and by the physical and emotional suffering that usually accompany it.

  • Mindfulness of breathing—how to “put out the welcome mat” for whatever arises in one's experience
  • What to do about pain—how to work with intense and unwanted sensations
  • Working with thoughts and emotions—how to avoid identifying with your experience of pain and instead see sensations and thoughts as sensations and thoughts
  • Resting in awareness—a three-minute mindful pause to restore balance, resilience, and self-compassion
  • Mindfulness in everyday life—allowing the nitty-gritty of one's daily life to be both the ultimate meditation teacher and the real meditation practice

The good news: Jon Kabat-Zinn and his colleagues have helped thousands of people learn to use the power of mindfulness to transform their relationship to pain and suffering, and to discover new degrees of freedom for living with greater ease and quality of life. Now, with Mindfulness Meditation for Pain Relief, the man who brought mindfulness into mainstream medicine presents these approaches for working gently and effectively with even the most trying of circumstances.

Session one gives us an overview of seven fundamental attitudes we can develop and deploy to cultivate mindfulness in relationship to chronic pain and its incessant challenges. On session two, Jon Kabat-Zinn leads us in guided meditations drawn from his pioneering Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) methodology:

“Through the systematic cultivation of mindfulness, we can reclaim the entire spectrum of our experience and the joys inherent in living,” explains Jon Kabat-Zinn. Mindfulness Meditation for Pain Relief offers us a precious and tested vehicle for embracing the “full catastrophe” of the human condition and thriving in the face of it.

Product details

CD:
Contents 2 CDs (1 hour, 55 minutes)
Date Published January 01, 2010
ISBN-10 1-59179-740-3
ISBN-13 978-1-59179-740-1
Dimensions 5 x 5 3/4 inches
Product Codes 1404d, w1404d, aw01404d
Audio Download:
Download File Types
Contents 1 Audio download (1 hour, 55 minutes)
Date Published November 19, 2009
ISBN-10 1-60407-232-6
ISBN-13 978-1-60407-232-7
Product Codes 1404w, w1404w, aw01404w
CE Credits:
Contents 2 CE credits
Date Published June 14, 2010
Product Codes 1850, e1850, ce01850

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Customer Reviews

By Bob Z
Date Added: Saturday 23 August 2014
I bought "Mindfulness Meditation for Pain Relief" as a present for a student of mine with sickle cell anemia. His symptoms include severe pain.

When I asked him how he liked the CD, his whole face brightened up and he said, "It was so cool! I loved listening to the guy's voice. He actually helped me make some of the pain go away."

He is listening to Mr. Kabat-Zinn's CD almost every day now. And I'm certain it's having a positive effect.

Jon Kabat-Zinn is that rare teacher who gives and gives and gives without craving any acknowledgement for himself. So let me give him a bit right now: you've helped one young man assuage his constant pain. It's working! Thank you!

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By Linda P H
Date Added: Wednesday 13 August 2014
This helped me through testing and at least two rounds of chemo. Good stuff if you just realize it's not "magic," it's your own body. I connected it to my own Christianity, which makes it more effective for me. But I suspect it's still very effective if you are not a spiritual person.
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By Bruce N
Date Added: Sunday 1 June 2014
I always find your service on my orders exceptionally good. The downloaded CDs for Mindfulness Meditation for Pain Relief by Kabat-Zinn are very helpful and insightful.
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By Elizabeth W
Date Added: Thursday 24 April 2014
I just started using this 2 CD program and I think it is wonderful. I have to deal with pain on a daily basis and this gives me strategies and most importantly, hope that I can manage my pain better. The presentation is excellent.
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