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Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction

Save 15% on the eight-week program at UMass Medical School Stress Reduction Program in Shrewsbury, MA

Are you ready to be proactive about your health and well-being? Do you want to acquire new tools for living with more strength and resilience? By incorporating mindfulness-based stress reduction practices (MBSR) into your life, you can learn how to use your innate resources and abilities to respond more effectively to stress, pain and illness.

About mindfulness based stress reduction
Mindfulness is a way of learning to pay attention to whatever is happening in your life that allows a greater sense of connection to your life, inwardly and outwardly. Mindfulness is also a practice, a method aimed at cultivating clarity, insight, and understanding the interplay of mind and body and mobilizing your own inner resources for coping, growing and healing.

Over three decades of scientific research worldwide suggests training in mindfulness can positively and often profoundly affect your ability to reduce medical symptoms and psychological distress while learning to live life more fully.

The majority of people who complete the course report:

  • Lasting decreases in physical and psychological symptoms
  • An increased ability to relax
  • Reductions in pain levels and an enhanced ability to cope with pain that may not go away
  • Greater energy and enthusiasm for life
  • Improved self-esteem
  • An ability to cope more effectively with both short and long-term stressful situations

Discounts available
Harvard Pilgrim members receive 15% off the eight-week program at The UMass Medical School. Fees are on a sliding scale based on income. Discounted costs range from $382.50 to $510. Visit the Center for Mindfulness Web site.

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