You become what you practice: Skillful MBSR Training emphasizes three important skills

Meditation’s Effects May Differ by Type of Practice

Skillful MBSR Training emphasizes all three important skills of: attention (Presence), compassion (Affect), Social Intelligence (Perspective). Some mindfulness trainings emphasize primarily one type. For instance, brain imaging shows Presence training increases attention and executive function but changes to compassion and perspective-taking were not detected. Here’s a link to a recent groundbreaking study.  (By B Grace Bullock PhD on Mindful.com, October 19, 2017)

 

BY B GRACE BULLOCK PH.D.   MINDFULNESS RESEARCH