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Life Is Right Now

Presenter:

Dr. Jon Kabat Zin

Time:

7:15

Summary

Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn speaks about the latest research on Mindfulness. How can we be more present in our lives? What does it mean in a larger context?

Transcript

Latest research in mindfulness is showing that the if that it's possible to actually practice paying attention in systematic ways that change the way the brain is wired, changes the way the brain functions, changes the structure, the very structure of the brain in ways that enhance well being and clarity and multiple intelligences.


So this is a very, very exciting time where science and meditation are coming together, because we're discovering that the human organism is really capable of profound, the technical word is called plasticity, that the brain is an organ that changes in relationship to experience. And actually, the chromosomes are changing always in relationship to experience.

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