Trying to control your anxious thoughts can backfire, making them more prevalent, not less. The best way to calm these common feelings is by attuning yourself to your thoughts in a nonjudgmental, attentive manner, acknowledging your anxieties but choosing to act rather than react.
From the author of Calming Your Anxious Mind comes Daily Mediations for Calming Your Anxious Mind, a collection of more than 60 daily mindfulness-based guided meditations to help you engage with the present moment, manage stress and anxiety, and rediscover the joy in living. Each guided meditation contains an easy-to-learn visualization exercise, affirmation, or activity, with meditations grouped into four sections: relaxing and feeling safe, embracing joys and fears, befriending your anxious mind and body, and connecting to the web of life. You'll return to this collection of meditations again and again!
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Unfortunately with the 40 plus chapters each containing a "meditation" and with audible's unnamed chapter system you will never get the meditation focused on the topic that is relevant to you for the session.
In addition, most of the short "meditation" time is taken up simply by the author's decidedly non-meditative advice on how to deal with various negative emotions or thought patterns, delivered by narration you would expect from a detached clinical therapist.
If I wanted therapy in audiobook form, I would have looked for that rather than mindfulness meditation.
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