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Mindfulness An Eight-Week Plan for Finding Peace in a Frantic World

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ISBN-10: 1609618955

ISBN-13: 9781609618957

Edition: N/A

Authors: Mark Williams, Danny Penman, Jon Kabat-Zinn

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MINDFULNESS reveals a set of simple yet powerful practices that can be incorporated into daily life to help break the cycle of anxiety, stress, unhappiness, and exhaustion. It promotes the kind of happiness and peace that gets into your bones. It seeps into everything you do and helps you meet the worst that life throws at you with new courage.The book is based on Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT). MBCT revolves around a straightforward form of mindfulness meditation which takes just a few minutes a day for the full benefits to be revealed. MBCT has been clinically proven to be at least as effective as drugs for depression and is widely recommended by US physicians and the UK's…    
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Book details

List price: $16.99
Publisher: Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony/Rodale
Publication date: 11/13/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Featured in Bill Moyer's PBS Special Healing and the Mind, Jon Kabat-Zinn, PhD. is executive director at the Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care and Society at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center. He is the founder and former director of the UMMC Stress Reduction Clinic and an associate professor of medicine in the division of preventive and behavioral medicine. Using mindfulness meditation, Kabat-Zinn works to help people reduce stress and deal with chronic pain, and a variety of illnesses, particularly breast cancer. He was a trainer for the 1984 U.S. Men's Olympic Rowing Team and is especially interested in reducing the stress-related problems in the inner city and…    

Acknowledgments
Foreword
Chasing Your Tail
Why Do We Attack Ourselves?
Waking Up to the Life You Have
Introducing the Eight-Week Mindfulness Program
Mindfulness Week One: Waking Up to the Autopilot
Mindfulness Week Two: Keeping the Body in Mind
Mindfulness Week Three: The Mouse in the Maze
Mindfulness Week Four: Moving Beyond the Rumor Mill
Mindfulness Week Five: Turning Toward Difficulties
Mindfulness Week Six: Trapped in the Past or Living in the Present?
Mindfulness Week Seven: When Did You Stop Dancing?
Mindfulness Week Eight: Your Wild and Precious Life
Notes
Resources
Index