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Title:
Mindfulness : an eight-week plan for finding peace in a frantic world
Author:
Williams, Mark.
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Publication Information:
New York : Rodale Books : Distributed to the trade by Macmillan, [2011]

©2011
Physical Description:
xii, 276 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Summary:
"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.

"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.
Language:
English
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.
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ISBN:
9781609611989
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Book

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