Mindfulness: An Eight-Week Plan for Finding Peace in a Frantic World

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Rodale, Nov 13, 2012 - Body, Mind & Spirit - 288 pages
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From one of the leading thinkers on Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy, a pioneering set of simple practices to dissolve anxiety, stress, exhaustion, and unhappiness.

In Mindfulness, Oxford professor Mark Williams and award-winning journalist Dr. 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 10-20 minutes a day for the full benefits to be revealed.

 

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Mindfulness An Eightweek Plan for Finding Peace

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Contents

Chasing Your Tail
1
Why Do We Attack Ourselves?
15
Waking Up to the Life You Have
32
Introducing the EightWeek
56
Waking
67
Keeping
90
The Mouse
111
Moving
136
Turning
161
Trapped in
185
When Did
211
Your Wild
238
N otes
253
Resou rces
265
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Mark Williams is a Professor of Clinical Psychology and a Research Fellow at Oxford and a founding fellow of the Academy of Cognitive Therapy. He is the author of The Mindful Way Through Depression. He lives in England.

Danny Penman, Ph.D., is a feature and comment writer for the UK's Daily Mail. After gaining a PhD in biochemistry, he worked for The Independent and the BBC. He lives in England.

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