Edited by world-renowned researchers Jon Kabat-Zinn and Richard J. Davidson, this book presents this remarkably dynamic interchange along with intriguing research findings that shed light on the nature of the mind, its capacity to refine itself through training, and its role in physical and emotional health.
Jon Kabat-Zinn, PhD, is internationally known for his work as a scientist, writer, and meditation teacher engaged in bringing mindfulness into the mainstream of medicine and society. He is professor of medicine emeritus at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, founder of mindfulness-based stress reduction, and author of numerous books, including Full Catastrophe Living; Wherever You Go, There You Are; and Coming to Our Senses.
Richard J. Davidson, PhD, is director of the Laboratory for Affective Neuroscience, the Waisman Laboratory for Brain Imaging and Behavior, and the Center for Investigating Healthy Minds at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. He is currently the William James Professor and Vilas Research Professor of Psychology and Psychiatry at the University of Wisconsin. He has coauthored or edited over thirteen books, including Visions of Compassion and The Emotional Life of Your Brain.
Zara Houshmand has worked with the Mind & Life Institute for almost twenty years as an editor for books representing its dialogues between scientists and the Dalai Lama.
Avec Où tu vas, tu es, Jon Kabat-Zinn a voulu élargir son public en s’adressant à tous ceux qui se laissent dévorer par le stress et la tension de la vie quotidienne. À ceux-là, toujours plus nombreux, il offre ce petit livre de sagesse qui ne se veut pas une méthode, mais une introduction à la pleine conscience. Débrancher le pilote automatique pour faire de chaque instant de sa vie un moment privilégié, apprendre à se connaître pour retrouver la joie de vivre, voici, tel un message d’espoir, ce que propose ce livre qui a déjà trouvé un très large écho international.
Traduit de l’anglais par Yolande du Luart
This book presents the work of internationally renowned experts in the fields of Buddhist scholarship and scientific research, as well as looking at the implementation of mindfulness in healthcare and education settings. Contributors consider the use of mindfulness throughout history and look at the actual meaning of mindfulness whilst identifying the most salient areas for potential synergy and for potential disjunction.
Mindfulness: Diverse Perspectives on its Meanings, Origins and Applicationsprovides a place where wisdom teachings, philosophy, history,?science and personal meditation?practice meet. It was originally published as a special issue of Contemporary Buddhism.
This revised edition includes substantive introductions by Evan Thompson and Eleanor Rosch that clarify central arguments of the work and discuss and evaluate subsequent research that has expanded on the themes of the book, including the renewed theoretical and practical interest in Buddhism and mindfulness. A preface by Jon Kabat-Zinn, the originator of the mindfulness-based stress reduction program, contextualizes the book and describes its influence on his life and work.