Effect of Mindfulness Bibliotherapy on Kinesiology Students
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This project explores the perceived effect of mindfulness bibliotherapy and discuss the possible underlying reasons behind those effects on college students. We used audiobook version of Zen Mind Beginner's written by Shunryu Suzuki in order to simplify the bibliotherapy process and decrease the burden of participation. In this research students were provided with the bibliotherapy content and were instructed to study the material within seven days. Fourteen to twenty one days after finishing the book, a semi- structured interviews were conducted with five participants (two male and three female) who were in the fourth and final year of their education as undergraduate students. The objective of this Thematic analysis of the data highlighted four main effects that enabled the participation to deal with stress and anxiety.