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Bringing Mindfulness to Parenting with Jon and Myla Kabat-Zinn

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Join Myla and Jon Kabat-Zinn for a conversation on bringing greater mindfulness to the challenges and joys of parenting.

Mindfulness is a way of being present in our lives that can help us develop greater balance, empathy, and clarity. Research is showing mindfulness practices can reduce stress and have profound affects on physical and mental well-being.

Jon Kabat-Zinn, Ph.D. is Professor of Medicine emeritus at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, and founder of the Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care, and Society and of its world-renowned Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Clinic. He and his wife, Myla Kabat-Zinn, are co-authors of Everyday Blessings: The Inner Work of Mindful Parenting.

Myla Kabat-Zinn, BSN, was trained as a nurse and assisted at births both in the hospital and at home. She taught childbirth education classes based on mindful awareness. She is the co-author, together with her husband Jon, of Everyday Blessings: The Inner Work of Mindful Parenting. They lead workshops on mindful parenting in the U.S. and abroad.