I thought you’d appreciate this blog I co-authored with one of my IBM colleagues about mindfulness.
By Vicki Flaherty and Megan Moyer
Image: San Agustinillo Mexico Sunset (Photo by Vicki Flaherty)
Everywhere you turn, the word mindfulness seems to show up. At IBM, we have a community of professionals from across the business and around the world leading a mindfulness movement. Some of us are experts with years of training in meditation and other mindfulness practices, and some of us are just starting to practice mindfulness. We’d like to bring you along on our journey.
So, what is mindfulness? Well, Jon Kabat-Zinn, Professor of Medicine Emeritus and creator of the Stress Reduction Clinic and the Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care, and Society at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, defines it as “”paying attention on purpose, in the present moment, and nonjudgmentally, to the unfolding of experience moment to moment.”
“Mindfulness is paying attention on purpose, in the present moment, and…
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