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Mindsight The New Science of Personal Transformation

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ISBN-10: 0553804707

ISBN-13: 9780553804706

Edition: 2010

Authors: Daniel J. Siegel

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From a pioneer in the field of mental health comes a groundbreaking book on the healing power of "mindsight," the potent skill that is the basis for both emotional and social intelligence.Mindsightallows you to make positive changes in your brainand in your life. Is there a memory that torments you, or an irrational fear you can't shake? Do you sometimes become unreasonably angry or upset and find it hard to calm down? Do you ever wonder why you can't stop behaving the way you do, no matter how hard you try? Are you and your child (or parent, partner, or boss) locked in a seemingly inevitable pattern of conflict? What if you could escape traps like these and live a fuller, richer,…    
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Book details

List price: $37.00
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Publication date: 1/12/2010
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 336
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English

Molly Stevens is the author of All About Roasting and All About Braising, the latter of which won both the James Beard and the IACP cookbook awards. A contributing editor at Fine Cooking magazine, she lives near Burlington, Vermont.Daniel J. Siegel was born on September 2, 1957. He is a clinical professor of psychiatry at the UCLA School of Medicine and Executive Director of the Mindsight Institute. He earned his medical degree from Harvard Medical School and his post-graduate medical education at UCLA. His training is in pediatrics and child, adolescent and adult psychiatry. Siegel was the recipient of the UCLA psychiatry department's teaching award and several honorary fellowships for his…    

Foreword
Introduction: Diving into the Sea Inside
The Path To Well-Being: Mindsight Illuminated
A Broken Brain, a Lost Soul: The Triangle of Well-Being
Minding the Brain: The Brain in the Palm of Your Hand
Crepes of Wrath: Mindsight Lost and Found
Minding the Brain: Neuroplasticity in a Nutshell
Leaving the Ether Dome: Where Is the Mind?
Minding the Brain: Riding the Resonance Circuits
The Complexity Choir: Discovering the Harmony of Health
The Power To Change: Mindsight in Action
A Roller-Coaster Mind: Strengthening the Hub of Awareness
Half a Brain in Hiding: Balancing Left and Right
Cut Off from the Neck Down: Reconnecting the Mind and the Body
Prisoners of the Past: Memory, Trauma, and Recovery
Making Sense of Our Lives: Attachment and the Storytelling Brain
Our Multiple Selves: Getting in Touch with the Core
The Neurobiology of "We": Becoming Advocates for One Another
Time and Tides: Confronting Uncertainty and Mortality
Epilogue: Widening the Circle: Expanding the Self
Acknowledgments
Appendix
Notes
Index