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.
"Missing a written outline for the 8 week program"
You Are Not Your Pain reveals a simple set of mindfulness-based practices that you can incorporate into your daily life to relieve chronic pain and the suffering and stress of illness. Clinical trials show that mindfulness meditation can be as effective as prescription painkillers and can enhance the body's natural healing systems, while also significantly reducing anxiety, depression, irritability, exhaustion, and insomnia - all symptoms that can arise from chronic pain and illness.
"really helpful book"
Life can be relentless, frantic and exhausting - but it doesn’t have to be this way. This is an introduction to Mindfulness, which reveals a set of simple yet powerful practices that you can incorporate into daily life to help break the cycle of anxiety, stress, unhappiness and exhaustion. Mindfulness is based on mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT), which is recommended by the UK’s National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence and is as effective as drugs for preventing depression.
"Putting it simple"
Work deadlines, to-do lists, family commitments, pressure to perform...Our frantic lives demand so much from us that we can often feel locked into a cycle of frustration, anxiety and stress, unable to tackle the tasks before us or see a way out of our habitual ways of thinking and doing things. Yet there is a way out. The simple mindfulness techniques at the heart of this book have been proven to enhance creativity, problem solving and decision making.
The secret to living mindfully. Just don't breathe a word of it.... You breathe 22,000 times every day. How many are you really aware of? International best-selling and award-winning author Dr. Danny Penman provides a concise guide to letting go and finding peace in a messy world, simply by taking the time to breathe. Known side effects: you will start to smile more. You will worry less. Life won't bother you so much.
Pain, suffering, and stress can be intolerable - but it doesn't have to be this way. Mindfulness for Health reveals a set of simple practices that you can incorporate into daily life to relieve chronic pain, suffering and stress. Clinical trials show that mindfulness meditation is at least as effective as the most commonly prescribed painkillers and can be more powerful than morphine. Mindfulness can also significantly reduce the anxiety, depression, irritability, exhaustion and insomnia that can arise from chronic pain and illness.
Chronische Schmerzen sind für jeden Betroffenen eine ungeheure Belastung - aber es gibt einen Ausweg. Mit einfachen Achtsamkeitsübungen ist es möglich, Schmerz und den damit verbundenen Stress zu lösen. Denn Meditationen wirken ebenso effektiv wie Schmerzmittel, fördern die Selbstheilungskräfte des Körpers und reduzieren Unruhe, Depressionen und Schlaflosigkeit.