Jon Kabat Zinn Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old jon kabat zinn quotes, jon kabat zinn sayings, and jon kabat zinn proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


All the suffering, stress and addiction comes from not realizing you already are what you are looking for.      

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You can't stop the waves, but you can learn how to surf.     

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You are only here now; you're only alive in this moment.     

Jon Kabat-Zinn

You cannot stop the waves, but you can learn to surf.     

Jon Kabat-Zinn

Concentration is a cornerstone of mindfulness practice. Your mindfulness will only be as robust as the capacity of your mind to be calm and stable. Without calmness, the mirror of mindfulness will have an agitated and choppy surface and will not be able to reflect things with any accuracy.     

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Mindfulness is to pay attention in a particular way: on purpose, at the present time and without judging.     

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Mindfulness means paying attention in a particular way: on purpose, in the present moment, and non-judgmentally. This kind of attention nurtures greater awareness, clarity, and acceptance of present-moment reality.     

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Mindfulness is about being fully awake in our lives. It is about perceiving the exquisite vividness of each moment. We also gain immediate access to our own powerful inner resources for insight, transformation, and healing,.     

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Mindfulness means moment-to-moment, non-judgmental awareness. It is cultivated by refining our capacity to pay attention, intentionally, in the present moment, and then sustaining that attention over time as best we can. In the process, we become more in touch with our life as it is unfolding.     

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The best way to capture moments is to pay attention. This is how we cultivate mindfulness. Mindfulness means being awake. It means knowing what you are doing.     

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Mindfulness is about love and loving life. When you cultivate this love, it gives you clarity and compassion for life, and your actions happen in accordance with that.     

Jon Kabat-Zinn

The best way to capture moments is to pay attention. This is how we cultivate mindfulness. Mindfulness means being awake. It means knowing what you are doing.     

Jon Kabat-Zinn

Anybody who is imitating somebody else, no matter who it us, is heading in the wrong direction. It is impossible to become like somebody else. Your only hope is to become more fully yourself.     

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Mindfulness means being awake. It means knowing what you are doing.     

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Perhaps we just need little reminders from time to time that we are already dignified, deserving, worthy.     

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Voluntary simplicity means going fewer places in one day rather than more, seeing less so I can see more, doing less so I can do more, acquiring less so I can have more.     

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You can't stop the waves, but you can learn to surf.     

Jon Kabat-Zinn

There are always waves on the water. Sometimes they are big, sometimes they are small, and sometimes they are almost imperceptible. The water's waves are churned up by the winds, which come and go and vary in direction and intensity, just as do the winds of stress and change in our lives, which stir up the waves in our minds.     

Jon Kabat-Zinn

You can't stop the waves, but you can learn to surf.     

Jon Kabat-Zinn