Volume 16 · Number 2 · Pages 221–224
What Changes in the Face of Aversive Experience following Mindfulness Practice?

Corina Aguilar-Raab

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Open peer commentary on the article “Assessing Subjective Processes and Vulnerability in Mindfulness-based Interventions: A Mixed methods Exploratory Study” by Sebastián Medeiros, Carla Crempien, Alejandra Vásquez-Rosati, Javiera Duarte, Catherine Andreu, Álvaro I. Langer, Miguel Ibaceta, Jaime R. Silva & Diego Cosmelli Sánchez. Abstract: I focus on the impact of mindfulness practice in the face of aversive experience and argue that it is more than merely changing one’s cognitive strategy. Shifting perspective instead may be rooted in an emergent qualitatively different subjective awareness of self and phenomena - leading to a different way of relating to any kind of experience.


Aguilar-Raab C. (2021) What changes in the face of aversive experience following mindfulness practice? Constructivist Foundations 16(2): 221–224. https://constructivist.info/16/2/221

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