Mindfulness Starts Here

Mindfulness Starts Here

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Living a rushed, demanding life and wishing for mental calm to deal with the difficulties you face? Stressed out by tangled thoughts and frazzled feelings? Mindfulness Starts Here offers you a way to ease stress with clear instructions on these points:

• How mindfulness works using Five Skillful Habits
• How being mindful can help you deal better with sadness, pain, and anxiety
• How mindfulness can make your life more manageable

In Mindfulness Starts Here, you learn how mindfulness works through simple, clear explanations. The instructions and practices show you how to pay attention to your life so you can make skillful decisions. The examples help you understand:

• How practicing Five Skillful Habits can change the way you live your life
• Why living fully in pleasant and unpleasant times can enrich your life
• How mindfulness reduces reactivity to and increases steadiness under stress

Product Details

BN ID: 2940148442813
Publisher: FriesenPress
Publication date: 08/14/2013
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 184
File size: 952 KB

About the Author

Lynette Monteiro, PhD is a Clinical Psychologist and co-founder of the Ottawa Mindfulness Clinic where she teaches Mindfulness for Pain Management and Foundations of Mindfulness Interventions. In her private practice, she integrates mindfulness and psychotherapy in treatment. She is an artist, social media butterfly, and blog author of 108 Zen Books.

Frank Musten, PhD is a Clinical Psychologist and co-founder of the Ottawa Mindfulness Clinic where he developed and teaches Mindfulness for Burnout Resiliency. His work includes treatment of Canadian military service members for Operational Stress Injuries. Frank is co-author of the Sangha Arana blog, is a passionate cyclist, and voracious reader.

Joan Halifax, PhD (Foreword) is a Medical Anthropologist, Buddhist teacher, and founder of Upaya Zen Institute in Santa Fe, NM. She is the author of several books and director of Being with Dying, a training program for health care professionals working in palliative care.

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