Research on the benefits is still unclear in many ways, but there's general agreement mindfulness is beneficial to your health, relationships, and happiness. When we teach mindfulness, we teach many practices based on the wisdom of the ages and experiential proof. Medical and psychological research is just catching up to demonstrate benefits like reduction of stress, improvement of heart health, better management of emotions and relationships, and other important improvements to your life.
“I have a lot of faith that if people just learn how to be present in through simple mindfulness meditation, then the practice does the work of transformation and healing.”-- Jon Kabat-Zinn
One of the most convincing results of research is the reduction of stress. Chantal emphasizes the proven techniques and practices of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) as designed by Jon Kabat-Zinn in her classes and coaching.