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The Healing Power of Mindfulness: Using the Wisdom of the Body and Mind to Face Stress, Pain and Illness
Jon Kabat-Zinn will present in layperson terms some of the latest scientific and medical findings associated with MBSR --- mindfulness-based stress reduction --- the program that he pioneered at UMass Medical Center. He will introduce the audience to the actual cultivation of mindfulness in various ways in daily life to reduce stress, live more effectively with chronic pain, and deal with the challenges of aging and illness.
Jon Kabat-Zinn, Ph.D., is internationally known for his work as a scientist, writer, and meditation teacher engaged in bringing mindfulness into the mainstream of medicine and society. His most recent books are Mindfulness for Beginners: Reclaiming the Present Moment and Your Life, and The Mind’s Own Physician: A Scientific Dialogue with the Dalai Lama on the Healing Power of Meditation.
*Space in the Meeting Room is limited, attendance will be first-come-first-served.
More About Cary Memorial Library
Cary Memorial Library was renovated and expanded, reopening in April 2004, with a larger children's room, more public service spaces, enhanced meeting rooms and technological advances. There is a meeting room that seats 125 people, and numerous quiet study areas available. The library also offers a children's room, young adult collection, adult fiction and non-fiction collections, reference materials and a range of audiovisual material.