Mindfulness-Based Interventions : An Emerging Phenomenon

  title={Mindfulness-Based Interventions : An Emerging Phenomenon},
  author={Margaret D. M. Cullen},
I offer an overview of the rapidly growing field of mindfulness-based interventions (MBIs). A working definition of mindfulness in this context includes the brahma viharas, sampajanna and appamada, and suggests a very particular mental state which is both wholesome and capable of clear and penetrating insight into the nature of reality. The practices in mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) that apply mindfulness to the four foundations are outlined, along with a brief history of the… CONTINUE READING