Mindfulness-Based Stess Reduction

MBSR stands for Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction. It is a structured and evidence-based program developed by Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn in the late 1970s at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center. MBSR is designed to help individuals manage stress, improve their mental well-being, and enhance their overall quality of life through the practice of mindfulness meditation and mindfulness-based techniques. Key components and principles of MBSR include:

  • Integration of mindfulness meditation
  • Body scans
  • Breath awareness
  • Mindful movement and eating
  • Daily mindful practices
  • Home assignments
  • Stress reduction
  • Enhanced self-compassion