Flashcards in 1.5.2 Mindfulness (Po) Deck (25):
What was Kabat-Zinn's definition of mindfulness?
Paying attention in a particular way on purpose in the present moment and non judgementally
Mindfulness creates conditions for what?
Contentment to develop
Where does mindfulness have its roots?
Ancient Buddhist practice and stress reduction techniques
Mindfulness involves being aware of what?
Thought and current state
Mindfulness will help us develop what?
Signature strengths and have a happier life
(Control of thoughts) what often dominate our mind?
(Control of thoughts) focusing on the present helps us do what?
Gain control of mind and thought
(Control of thoughts) according to positive assumptions the less time we spend on negatives....
The happier we will be
(Control of thoughts) focusing on the present involves being what?
Aware of current perceptions, thoughts and feelings
(Meditation and breathing) what is central to mindfulness?
(Meditation and breathing) meditation removes an individual from what?
(Meditation and breathing) when we are removed from daily interactions it is easier to do what?
Focus on the mind
(Meditation and breathing) meditation is learnt through what?
Guided instruction and practice
(Meditation and breathing) what does the client do in guided meditation?
In comfortable position with spine straight
Directs attention to breathing
(Meditation and breathing) the client is encouraged to pay attention to what?
Thought and emotion
(Meditation and breathing) what does paying attention to theses things prevent?
Intrusion of negative thought
Meditation and breathing help people to reprocess what? and accept what?
Reprocess internal experiences
Accept thought and emotions are impermenant
(Meditation and breathing) an individual learns not to react in what way?
An automatic way to their thoughts
(Informal practices) mindfulness can be practiced when?
Throughout daily life amid other activities
(Informal practices) give examples of activities mindfulness can be practiced alongside:
(Informal practices) what are informal practices of mindfulness not?
Multi tasking - they are single tasking
(Informal practices) the individual makes a conscious decision to do what?
Focus on a single task/activity
(Informal practices) focusing on one task provides a break from what?
Normal thought processes
Informal practices involve paying attention to what? Using what?