, Volume 9, Issue 4, pp 1037–1042 | Cite as

Mindfulness: Embodied and Embedded

  • Bassam Khoury


The paper entitled “Embodied Mindfulness” proposed embodiment as a shared link between different approaches of mindfulness. This commentary extends the notion of “embodied mindfulness” by exploring interpersonal/social applications of mindfulness in both western mindfulness-meditative and Langerian mindfulness approaches. The commentary explores measures of interpersonal mindfulness and concludes with the notion of mindfulness as both embodied and embedded.


Mindfulness Meditation Embodiment Social Interpersonal 


Compliance with Ethical Standards

This commentary does not contain any studies with human participants performed by the author. The author has no competing interests.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Educational and Counselling PsychologyMcGill UniversityMontrealCanada
  2. 2.Department of PsychologyHarvard UniversityCambridgeUSA

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