5. Metacognition

Knowing Your Thoughts as Thoughts

  1. Michael Chaskalson

Published Online: 15 AUG 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781119976974.ch5

The Mindful Workplace: Developing Resilient Individuals and Resonant Organizations with MBSR

The Mindful Workplace: Developing Resilient Individuals and Resonant Organizations with MBSR

How to Cite

Chaskalson, M. (2011) Metacognition, in The Mindful Workplace: Developing Resilient Individuals and Resonant Organizations with MBSR, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119976974.ch5

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 AUG 2011
  2. Published Print: 26 AUG 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470661581

Online ISBN: 9781119976974

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Keywords:

  • metacognition - knowing one's thoughts as thoughts;
  • a mindful perspective, participants in mindfulness courses - seeing thoughts just as thoughts, than as a reflection of reality or truth;
  • metacognition, and reduced reactivity - lower levels of suffering and distress;
  • psychological flexibility - to keep on with mental and physical behaviours, that are required;
  • benefits, had from a mindful perspective - Segal and colleagues, that it interrupts ruminative patterns of thought;
  • Teasdale and colleagues, that mindfulness training - capacity, to bring about a state of ‘metacognitive awareness’;
  • metacognitive awareness, helpful - in negative or self-critical thoughts, freedom and sense of choice in life;
  • participants, on a mindfulness course - learning metacognitive skills indirectly, but effectively;
  • creating an ever-changing running commentary - on events within our awareness;
  • practices, as - Try this: Working with Unhelpful Thoughts

Summary

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