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This is a summary and analysis of Wherever You Go, There You Are: Mindfulness Meditation in Everyday Life by Jon Kabat-Zinn. Examined is the theory of mindfulness meditation and how it might be practiced in daily life. Here you will find both introductory as well as advanced techniques using mindfulness meditation.

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Ant Hive Media reads every chapter, extracts the understanding, and leaves you with a new perspective and time to spare. We do the work so you can understand the book in minutes, not hours.

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Attune to now..

My life like everybody else's is packed full of hectic decision making chaos.
I requested this book in exchange for my honest review because I need that reminder to tune it out and be more aware of what's going on around me in the moment.
This very short book about mindfulness does just that.
This listen helped me to tune out the chaos that makes me anxious and irritable so that I can connect with the peaceful stillness that is my now.
Enjoying this book for just a few short minutes helped set the tone for the rest of my day.
I am more relaxed and aware of the significant points.
I think Jim Santor did a good job narrating so that the point could come across clearly.
I recommend this book for anyone who sometimes finds life distracting.

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  • cps
  • Texas
  • 08-02-17

Meditation 101

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Interesting book on meditation. I've never gotten into meditation but this book makes me want to give it a go.
This review copy audiobook was provided by the author, narrator, or publisher at no cost

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Kabat-Zinn encapsulated

I have been enjoying Jim Sartor narrating Chimp Robertson's Billy Howard western series. On seeing this offering of Kabat-Zinn's work narrated by Jim I was curious. He is not typecast and I thoroughly appreciated this audio book. I was voluntarily provided this free review copy audiobook by the author, narrator, or publisher.

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Perfect to help with mindfulness and meditation. Very enjoyable book. The narrator did a good job. Definitely recommend this one.

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Great book with practical purpose

If you could sum up Summary | Jon Kabat-Zinn's Wherever You Go, There You Are in three words, what would they be?

Mindful, Quietness, Tranquility.

What does Jim Sartor bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

Brings the reader closer to the author's intent and lets he/she absorb into the content.

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great listen before work!

i love listening to this before work. Has some great tips to get me in the right mindset. I love that its a summary. I always want to listen to something before work and this is perfect for my commute. I was voluntarily provided this free review copy audiobook by the author, narrator, or publisher

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Cliff Notes Summary

In this brief "cliff-notes" version of Jon Kabat-Zinn's Wherever You Go, There You Are, you have a whole new understanding of what it is to have mindfulness meditation. At one point I will need to listen too, or read the full book but this summary is really a great reminder to get your head back into being able to meditate or begin to understand what meditation is and for. I, myself, have never meditated. I have often thought about it, but can never seem to be able to sit that still for long. After listening to this summary, I understand that meditation isn't just about sitting still in a quiet space and not thinking about things. Jim Sartor does an excellent job with narrating. Listening to his voice adds to starting the road to your meditation.

If you need a short daily reminder of get back in a good peaceful mindset that meditation is for you, then this Summary Jon Kabat-Zinn's Wherever You Go, There You Are is a great addition to your audio book library.

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A Quick Meditation Guide

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

I suggest this book to anyone who may want additional helpful information for their meditation practice.

What was one of the most memorable moments of Summary | Jon Kabat-Zinn's Wherever You Go, There You Are?

This quick listen summarizes important key features to emphasize in your meditation practice. Some tips that stand out including posture and hand placement when meditating.

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Summary of the Full Length Audiobook by JKZ

I really enjoyed this summary of Jon Kabat-Zinn's Wherever You Go, There You Are. I've listened to other audiobooks by JKZ but not this particular one. I thought the summary was a great shorthand version of understanding mindful meditation and the book. In fact, listening to this summary makes me more interested in purchasing the actual audiobook. Knowing that his Mindfulness Meditation for Pain Relief is helpful for me perhaps this audiobook will also be helpful. I've gotten a lot of mileage from the abovementioned audiobook.

I'm a work in progress of midfulness meditation and a great fan of Jon Kabat-Zinn and the work he does.

If someone is new to this, I would suggest giving it a try. Meditation isn't religion specific. Anyone can do this.

Jim Sartor did a fantastic job narrating this audiobook. He had a smooth, steady voice which was easy to listen to and enjoyable.

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Basic information to help with your meditation

I thought this audio book has a lot of really good information. I found the narration a bit distracting. The voice just was hard for me to concentrate. But that is most likely a personal thing. I found the information very basic which is good for those starting out in meditation. I would recommend this to others who are struggling with keeping their minds quit. I really like the fact that the author stresses that meditation is not connected with any religion. As a Christian I find meditation a wonderful experience but have been told by others that it is not a christian thing to do WRONG!

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  • Emily
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I was given this free review copy audiobook at my request and have voluntarily left this review.

This was a really good summary of Jon Kabat-Zinn's novel Wherever You Go There You Are. I really felt like I was given the key points of the novel, and I've learnt some important pieces of information about meditation. For instance, when meditating, your posture is actually incredibly important.