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Mindfulness Meditation for Pain Relief

Sounds True Presents

Mindfulness Meditation for Pain Relief

Practices to Reclaim Your Body and Your Life

Jon Kabat-Zinn

Cover of the book Mindfulness Meditation for Pain Relief

Pain itself, which can feel unrelenting and overwhelming, has the potential to become our teacher and, ultimately, a friend, if we can learn to listen deeply to it, even for brief moments. This is the core offering of Mindfulness Meditation for Pain Relief, a time-tested and research-supported approach to healing and transformation that has the potential to be effective no matter what obstacles we may be facing.

Developed by Jon Kabat-Zinn—the founder of mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) and a leading voice in the ever-expanding mindfulness space—this in-depth teaching offers a series of evidence-based practices and guided meditations that anyone can apply gently and effectively to address even intense forms of pain and suffering.

Soothing and beautifully illustrated, Mindfulness Meditation for Pain Relief guides readers through:

For anyone tired of suffering from the challenges that chronic pain presents to living a full and appreciative life, this is a welcome guide.

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Meet the Author

Portrait of Jon Kabat-Zinn, PhD

Jon Kabat-Zinn, PhD

is a professor of medicine emeritus at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, where he founded the world-renowned Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Clinic in 1979. MBSR and other mindfulness-based programs have now spread around the world to medical centers, hospitals, clinics, businesses, schools, and other institutions. Jon also founded the university’s Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care, and Society in 1995. He is the author of 14 books translated into over 50 languages. They include Full Catastrophe Living; Wherever You Go, There You Are; Mindfulness for Beginners; and the four-volume series of the revised Coming to Our Senses.

"It is in our awareness and our ability to pay attention that the potential for healing and transformation in relationship to our pain resides."

Jon Kabat-Zinn

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