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How to reduce stress, anxiety, high blood pressure, and even chronic pain-by refocusing your mind

A cutting-edge meditation therapy that uses self-control techniques, mindfulness has taken off across the globe as a way of overcoming negative thoughts and emotions and achieving a calmer, more focused state of mind. Written by a professional mindfulness trainer, this practical guide covers the key self-control techniques designed to help you achieve a more focused and contented ...

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Mindfulness For Dummies

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Overview

How to reduce stress, anxiety, high blood pressure, and even chronic pain-by refocusing your mind

A cutting-edge meditation therapy that uses self-control techniques, mindfulness has taken off across the globe as a way of overcoming negative thoughts and emotions and achieving a calmer, more focused state of mind. Written by a professional mindfulness trainer, this practical guide covers the key self-control techniques designed to help you achieve a more focused and contented state of mind, while maximizing the health benefits of mindfulness-from reducing stress, anxiety, and high blood pressure to overcoming depression and low self-esteem and battling chronic pain and insomnia.

  • Includes self-control techniques (such as body posture, sitting practice and breathing exercises) and routines
  • Includes an audio CD featuring narrated meditations and exercises

Introducing you to a new and powerful form of meditation therapy, Mindfulness For Dummies outlines how to use it in your everyday life to achieve a new level of self-awareness and self-understanding and reap the long-term rewards of better health.

Note: CD files are available to download when buying the eBook version

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470663752
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 6/3/2010
  • Series: For Dummies Series
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 336
  • Sales rank: 319,037
  • File size: 3 MB

Meet the Author

Shamash Alidina is a professional mindfulness teacher trainer, coach and speaker. Shamash has over 14 years’ experience teaching mindfulness. He currently runs creative workshops for organisations and speaks at conferences worldwide. He offers online training, teacher training and professional development in mindfulness-based approaches.

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Table of Contents

Introduction.

Part I: Introducing Mindfulness.

Chapter 1: Discovering Mindfulness.

Chapter 2: Enjoying the Benefi ts of Mindfulness.

Part II: Preparing the Ground for Mindful Living.

Chapter 3: Nurturing Your Motivation.

Chapter 4: Growing Healthy Attitudes.

Chapter 5: Humans Being Versus Humans Doing.

Part III: Practising Mindfulness.

Chapter 6: Getting Into Formal Mindfulness Meditation Practice.

Chapter 7: Using Mindfulness for Yourself and Others.

Chapter 8: Using Mindfulness in Your Daily Life.

Chapter 9: Establishing Your Own Mindfulness Routine.

Chapter 10: Dealing with Setbacks and Avoiding Distractions.

Part IV: Reaping the Rewards of Mindfulness.

Chapter 11: Discovering Greater Happiness.

Chapter 12: Reducing Stress, Anger and Fatigue.

Chapter 13: Using Mindfulness to Combat Anxiety and Depression.

Chapter 14: Getting Physical: Healing the Body.

Chapter 15: Coaching Children in Mindfulness.

Part V: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 16: Ten Top Tips for Mindful Living.

Chapter 17: Ten Ways Mindfulness Can Really Help You.

Chapter 18: Ten Mindfulness Myths to Expose.

Chapter 19: Ten Paths to Further Study.

Index.

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