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Jon Kabat-Zinn

The founder of the Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Program discusses the connection between mindfulness and compassion, and how to build mindfulness in everyday life. More about Jon Kabat-Zinn.

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Compassion and Mindfulness

May 2010 | TRT

Jon Kabat-Zinn tells us why being mindful can help us unlock our compassionate side.

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Sibley Auditorium, UC Berkeley Campus
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