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.
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.
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Take control of your life and achieve a happier and more focused state of mind
Whether you're suffering from stress, fatigue or illness or simply want to regain some balance in your life, mindfulness meditation will help you attain a more confident and calm outlook. Using mindful breathing and self-control techniques, this easy-to-follow book and audio CD allow you to let go of negative and distracting thoughts. The hands-on advice and guided meditations provide all the tools you need to start living in the present and become happier and more energized.
Unlock the basics — find out what mindfulness is and how it can help you
Get to know yourself — discover what makes you tick and how you can let go of unhelpful emotions and develop a mindful attitude
Become focused, calmer and happier — learn how to utilize mindfulness at home, at work and in your everyday activities
Kick negativity into touch — use mindfulness meditations to overcome anxiety, stress, anger, pain, fatigue and more
Enrich your life — pick up tips on how mindfulness can improve your quality of life and find out how to take your learning further
Audio CD Includes
9 guided meditations, including the body scan meditation and mindful walking meditation
Step-by-step advice on how to?get the most out of mindfulness meditation
Open the book and find:
How to achieve greater happiness and contentment in your life
Ways to incorporate mindfulness into your daily life
Anxiety and stress-busting exercises
Techniques to manage pain and illness
Ways to add deeper meaning to your life
How to respond wisely to negative life experiences
Ways to improve your relationships with others
Advice on mindful parenting
Develop constructive attitudes and become happier and healthier
Incorporate mindfulness meditations into your daily routine
Use mindfulness to overcome stress, anger, anxiety, depression and more
Follow the guided meditations on the audio CD to achieve calm and well-beingAbout 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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Book Description For Dummies, 2010. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110470660864
Book Description For Dummies. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0470660864 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW7.0180404
Book Description For Dummies, 2010. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0470660864