Melanie Kramer

Mindfulness and the workplace

Nature - stones on the water

By Melanie Kramer, Steph Andel and Brie DeLisi


What is mindfulness?



Jon Kabat-Zinn, Ph.D., the man credited for inventing the fundamental of mindfulness, describes it as the moment to moment, non-judgmental awareness. In other words, by paying attention in the present moment without reacting or judging (13). Even more simply, it is noticing what is happening while it is happening. Kabat-Zinn (13) argues that the greater the mindfulness, the greater the awareness (and thus insight) that may stem from it. Read More...