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Metaphors for Mindfulness on the Mindfulness and Psychotherapy Blog

I was very happy to be interviewed by Elisha Goldstein, co-author of the Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Workbook on his blog Mindfulness and Psychotherapy.

When it comes to trying to understand almost anything, I have found
metaphors to be extremely useful. In mindfulness we use them all the
time, we say, “Paying attention to your thoughts is like lying down on
a field of grass looking at the clouds go on by or like lying down by a
riverbed see the variety of debris come and go.”
I am very pleased to bring you Arnie Kozak, PhD, who is a master at using metaphors to help us understand mindfulness.

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