Open-Focus Brain Harnessing the Power of Attention to Heal Mind and Body

ISBN-10: 1590303768

ISBN-13: 9781590303764

Edition: 2007

Authors: Les Fehmi, Jim Robbins

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This breakthrough book presents a disarmingly simple idea: The way we pay attention in daily life can play a critical role in our health and well-being. According to Dr. Les Fehmi, a clinical psychologist and researcher, many of us have become stuck in "narrow-focus attention": a tense, constricted, survival mode of attention that holds us in a state of chronic stress--and which lies at the root of common ailments including anxiety, depression, ADD, stress-related migraines, and more. To improve these conditions, Dr. Fehmi explains that we must learn to return to a relaxed, diffuse, and creative form of attention, which he calls "Open Focus." This highly readable and empowering book offers straightforward explanations and simple exercises on how to shift into a more calm, open style of attention that reduces stress, improves health, and enhances performance. The Open-Focus Brain features eight essential attention exercises for improving health, along with an audio CD in which the author guides the reader through fundamental Open-Focus exercises that can be used on a regular basis to enhance our health and well-being. Dr. Fehmi writes, "Everyone has the ability to heal their nervous systems, to dissolve their pain, to slow down and yet accomplish more, to experience the deeper side of life--in short, to change their lives for the better dramatically." At last readers can learn the techniques that Dr. Fehmi has offered to thousands of clients--the same drug-free, safe, and effective techniques that have led to remarkable and long-lasting results.The Open-Focus Brain offers readers a revolutionary, drug-free way to: alleviate depression, anxiety, and ADD reducestress-related chronic pain optimize mental and physical performance Includes a 60-minute audio CD: Essential attention exercises from the book, led by Dr. Fehmi Listeners learn how to "train the brain" to reduce stress, anxiety, chronic pain, and more Safe and effective techniques used in Dr. Fehmi's clinic for decades Listen to an excerpt from the audio CD online in MP3 format: Track 1: Introduction Track 2: Head and Hands
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List price: $22.95
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Shambhala Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 8/28/2007
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 176
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.144
Language: English

Jim Robbins is an award-winning journalist and science writer, with frequent contributions to the New York Times, Smithsonian, Scientific American, Discover, and Psychology Today. In connection with his reporting, he has appeared on ABC’s Nightline and on NPR’s All Things Considered and Morning Edition.

An Addiction to Narrow Focus
Exercise: Expanding Your Awareness of Visual Space
Sweet Surrender: Discovering the Benefits of Synchronous Alpha Brain Waves
The Full Complement of Attention
What Lies Beneath: Anxiety
Exercise: Head and Hands in Open Focus
Dissolving Physical Pain
Dissolving Emotional Pain
Exercise: Dissolving Pain
Love Is a Way of Paying Attention: Open-Focus Tools for Relationships
Exercise: Heart-Centered Open Focus
Peak Performance
Living in Open Focus
Exercise: How Am I Now Paying Attention?
Attention and Psychotherapy
Exercise: Thinking in Open Focus
Exercise: Seeing in Open Focus
Conclusion: Thoughts on the Evolution of Attention
About the Authors
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