What Makes This
Work So Effective?
In the movie The Karate Kid, the Karate master starts the
kid’s training by having him paint fences and wash cars for days on end using
very specific physical techniques. Those techniques powerfully ingrained responses into the
mind and body that became a foundation for Karate skills that helped
him immensely with physical conflict.
Mindfulness Behavioral Skills Training also involves dedicated
training. Through the daily practice of home-exercises (that generally
leave you feeling more relaxed and rejuvenated), you cultivate key
skills that can enable you to reduce mental and emotional distress, and
face difficult life situations with less inner stress and more
With increasing ease and skill, you learn how to find release from
ingrained habits of thought and behavior that contribute to and
perpetuate suffering. The skills learned can help
blocks to creativity and optimal effectiveness, and foster a healthy