The Susan Samueli Center for Integrative Medicine's Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction Program is designed to teach participants to take better care of themselves and discover a deeper sense of ease and peace of mind.
Mindfulness is defined as being in touch with, and aware of, the present. Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction (MBSR) takes the concepts of mindfulness and applies them to help reduce daily stresses by combining meditation and yoga.
Research has demonstrated the benefits of MBSR in a variety of physical and psychological conditions:
MBSR can also be used for illness prevention and enhancing health and wellness.