A Christian Model of Mindfulness: Using Mindfulness Principles to Support Psychological Well-Being, Value-Based Behavior, and the Christian Spiritual Journey
Journal of Psychology & Christianity
Format: Journal Article
Publication Year: n/a
Source ID: shanti-sources-22305
Zotero Collections: Contexts of Contemplation Project, Buddhist Contemplation by Applied Subject, Contemplation by Applied Subject, Contemplation by Tradition, Psychology and Buddhist Contemplation, Science and Buddhist Contemplation, Interreligious Contemplation, Psychology and Contemplation, Science and Contemplation, Christian Contemplation, Buddhist Contemplation
Abstract: The article discusses the psychological notion of mindfulness, which denotes focusing on the present and ignoring unhelpful thoughts, in relation to Christian beliefs. It notes the Buddhist origins of the term in the context of meditation, the relation between mindfulness and the self, and the use of Focused Breathing Awareness (FBA) techniques.