From A Published Work

Mindfulness, from: “The Art & Science of Psychotherapy”

“Mindfulness involves the ongoing observation of experience as it emerges in the here-and-now. An important byproduct of minfulness is internal space. It consists of the loosening of one’s attachments to one’s cognitive-affective processes, with the objective of viewing them as constructions of the mind…Mindfulness involves radical self-acceptance of thoughts, feelings and behaviors. It is vital in ths practice that therapists work to develop true acceptance through awareness of the subtle and not so subtle aspects of what they deem unacceptable in their attitudes and actions.True compassion develops through struggling and finally accepting one’s own pain, limitations, failures, and internal conflicts.” (p.165-166 )

6 thoughts on “From A Published Work

  1. Kaci Ksiazek says:

    Though I would’ve loved it much more if you added a relevant video or at least pictures to back up the explanation, I still thought that your write-up quite helpful. It’s usually hard to make a complicated matter seem very easy. I enjoy your weblog and will sign up to your feed so I will not miss anything. Fantastic content

    • Conchita says:

      “relevent video or pictures”…I imagine would be great however, this publications has none…if you are interested in further study I can recommend the work of Pema Choderon who makes Buddism as practiced in everyday life very accessable…unfortuantely this piece I wrote was a techincial piece for psychologists, so most of it was boring and unaccessable to those outside the field…but modern Buddism, on which it is based is most wonderful!Thank for you for compliments…c.

  2. Erasmo Pennie says:

    Pretty insightful post. Never thought that it was this simple after all. I had spent a good deal of my time looking for someone to explain this subject clearly and you’re the only one that ever did that. Kudos to you! Keep it up

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