Mindfulness For Dummies

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Use mindfulness to relax and control anxiety, depression, stress and pain

Whether you're looking to control your depression and anxiety levels, improve concentration and reduce stress, or just want to restore balance in your life, Mindfulness For Dummies, 2nd Edition shows you how to slow down, become aware of what is going on around you and react effectively. Focusing on breathing and other self-control techniques, the practice of mindfulness is scientifically proven to calm ...

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Mindfulness For Dummies

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Overview

Use mindfulness to relax and control anxiety, depression, stress and pain

Whether you're looking to control your depression and anxiety levels, improve concentration and reduce stress, or just want to restore balance in your life, Mindfulness For Dummies, 2nd Edition shows you how to slow down, become aware of what is going on around you and react effectively. Focusing on breathing and other self-control techniques, the practice of mindfulness is scientifically proven to calm jittery nerves and free the mind of distracting thoughts, mental clutter and unrealistic expectations.

With this easy-to-follow guide, you'll discover how to pay attention to the present in order to change the way you think, feel and act. Covering the latest research on the effect of mindfulness on the brain, Mindfulness For Dummies, 2nd Edition shows you how to break free from a downward spiral of negative thought and action, and empowers you to make positive choices that support your well-being.

  • Use mindfulness to reduce stress and anxiety, combat pain and more
  • Receive guidance on incorporating mindfulness into everyday life
  • Establish your own mindfulness routine
  • Access audio downloads of guided meditations

Written by a professional mindfulness trainer, and packed with tips to incorporate this practice into your daily life, Mindfulness For Dummies, 2nd Edition shows you how to reap the benefits of a more attentive life.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781118868188
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 12/15/2014
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 384

Meet the Author

Shamash Alidina is a professional mindfulness trainer, speaker and coach specialising in mindfulness training for therapists, coaches and executives, as well as the general public. He has trained with Jon Kabat-Zinn, Thich Nhat Hanh and Matthieu Ricard, and at Bangor University's Centre for Mindfulness. He has over ten years of experience in teaching mindfulness.
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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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