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Title:
Mindfulness : an eight-week plan for finding peace in a frantic world
ISBN:
9781609618957

9781609611989
Physical Description:
xii, 276 pages ; 22 cm
Contents:
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.
Abstract:
"From one of the leading thinkers on Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy, a pioneering set of simple practices to dissolve anxiety, stress, exhaustion, and unhappiness. Everyday life is so frantic and full of troubles that we have largely forgotten how to live a joyful existence. We try so hard to be happy that we often end up missing the most important parts of our lives. In Mindfulness, Oxford professor Mark Williams and award-winning journalist Danny Penman reveal the secrets to living a happier and less anxious, stressful, and exhausting life. Based on the techniques of Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy, the unique program developed by Williams and his colleagues, the book offers simple and straightforward forms of mindfulness meditation that can be done by anyone--and it can take just 10 to 20 minutes a day for the full benefits to be revealed"-- Provided by publisher.
Format:
Book
Production, Publication, Distribution, Manufacture, and Copyright Notice:
©2011
General Note:
Trade hardcover published in October 2011. Trade paperback published in November 2012.

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