New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education volume 2019, issue 161, P9-20 2019 DOI: 10.1002/ace.20307 View full text
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Elizabeth J. Tisdell, Timothy D. Riley

Abstract: 1 This chapter provides an overview and critique of the mindfulness and meditation literature in popular culture, adult education and health care, and provides discussion based on both experience and the literature for teaching and learning for well-being.Mindfulness and/or meditation are a part of many adult education settings. Sometimes one or the other of these related concepts is the main curriculum of an educational activity; other times it is simply incorporated into a larger course as a context-setting…

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