Wherever You Go, There You Are: Mindfulness Meditation in Everyday Life

Version: Abridged
Author: Jon Kabat-Zinn
Narrator: Jon Kabat-Zinn
Genres: Self Development, Buddhism
Publisher: Macmillan Audio
Published In: January 2005
# of Units: 3 CDs
Length: 3 hours, 9 minutes
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An inspiring and practical guide to meditation
A simple and straightforward introduction to Buddhist meditation practice from one of the country's leading authorities on stress-reduction techniques, W"herever You Go, There You Are has as its goal a personal transformation of the listener.
Dr. Kabat-Zinn has taught this two-thousand-year-old Buddhist method of relaxation to thousands of patients in his Stress Reduction Program at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center. Through mindfulness, one makes every moment count. By "capturing" the present and living fully within each moment as it happens, one can reduce anxiety, achieve inner peace, and enrich the quality of life.
With warmth and humor, "Wherever You Go, There You Are blends stories, anecdotes, poems, images, and scientific observations with easily followed instructions. The result is a unique audio program that is part inspiration and part study guide to a revolutionary new way of being, seeing, and living.

Reviews (2)

Wherever You Go, There You Are

Written by Minnie Petersen on July 26th, 2006

  • Book Rating: 5/5

This is got to be the 'gold standard' book for meditation. It is also great for anyone just starting to meditate.

wherever you there you are

Written by Anonymous on January 19th, 2006

  • Book Rating: 4/5

great book on audio gives great info to live by and a must for everyone to listen to in his line of audio

Author Details

Author Details

Kabat-Zinn, Jon

Featured in Bill Moyer's PBS Special Healing and the Mind, Jon Kabat-Zinn, PhD. is executive director at the Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care and Society at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center. He is the founder and former director of the UMMC Stress Reduction Clinic and an associate professor of medicine in the division of preventive and behavioral medicine. Using mindfulness meditation, Kabat-Zinn works to help people reduce stress and deal with chronic pain, and a variety of illnesses, particularly breast cancer. He was a trainer for the 1984 U.S. Men's Olympic Row