The Now Effect: How This Moment Can Change the Rest of Your Life

About Elisha Goldstein, Ph.D.

Elisha Goldstein, Ph.D. is a psychologist, speaker and author who has published numerous articles, chapters, and blogs, including the bestselling books The Now Effect: How This Moment Can Change the Rest of Your Life and A Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Workbook, foreword by Jon Kabat-Zinn. He synthesizes the pearls of traditional psychotherapy with a progressive integration of mindfulness to achieve mental and emotional healing. He has his private practice in West Los Angeles, California. Learn more →

Elisha Goldstein, Ph.D.
Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.Viktor E. Frankl

What is Mindfulness?

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Mindfulness is the ability to cultivate awareness of the present moment while putting aside our lenses of judgment. It is being in connection with the direct experience of the present moment, the here and now. Learn more →