Mindfulness: A practical guide to finding peace in a frantic world

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Little, Brown Book Group, May 5, 2011 - Self-Help - 256 pages
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MINDFULNESS reveals a set of simple yet powerful practices that can be incorporated into daily life to help break the cycle of unhappiness, stress, anxiety and mental exhaustion and promote genuine joie de vivre. It's the kind of happiness that gets into your bones. It seeps into everything you do and helps you meet the worst that life can throw at you with new courage. The book is based on Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT). MBCT revolves around a straightforward form of mindfulness meditation which takes just a few minutes a day for the full benefits to be revealed. MBCT has been clinically proven to be at least as effective as drugs for depression and it is recommended by the UK's National Institute of Clinical Excellence - in other words, it works. More importantly it also works for people who are not depressed but who are struggling to keep up with the constant demands of the modern world. MINDFULNESS focuses on promoting joy and peace rather than banishing unhappiness. It's precisely focused to help ordinary people boost their happiness and confidence levels whilst also reducing anxiety, stress and irritability.

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User Review  - Rosa Victoria - Goodreads

This book is excellent, and came highly recommended. It's the sort of book you have for months before reading (until you get really desperate for answers) because you think you've already done some of ... Read full review

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User Review  - Christie - Goodreads

It would be no exaggeration to say that this book has changed my life. In fact, the practice brought so skillfully to the reader by Mark Williams and Danny Penman is likely to give me fortification ... Read full review

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About the author (2011)

Mark Williams is Emeritus Professor of Clinical Psychology at the University of Oxford. He co-developed MBCT and is co-author of the international best-seller The Mindful Way Through Depression. Dr Danny Penman is a feature and comment writer for the Daily Mail. He has a PhD in biochemistry. He is also co-author of Mindfulness for Health, with Vidyamala Burch, which won first prize (Popular Medicine) at the BMA Medical Book Awards 2014 (Piatkus).

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