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"
If you've ever struggled with depression or know someone who has, take heart: Mindfulness practice is a simple, powerful way to naturally break depression's self-perpetuating cycle. With The Mindful Way Through Depression, four leading researchers present insightful lessons drawn from both Eastern meditative traditions and cognitive therapy about how to triumph over this illness - and, more importantly, how to prevent it from striking again.
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"
In the past century, average life expectancies have nearly doubled, and today, for the first time in human history, many people have a realistic chance of living to 80 or beyond. As life expectancy increases, Americans need accurate, scientifically grounded information so that they can take full responsibility for their own latter years. In The Art and Science of Aging Well, Mark E. Williams, MD, discusses the remarkable advances that medical science has made in the field of aging and the steps that people may take to enhance their lives as they age.
"Gets better as it goes"
This audiobook is the window into the underground world of cheating at the highest levels, which set off a frenzy of activity and hand-wringing in the offices of Major League Baseball and Congress. Through the authors' pursuit of sources and documents, they were able to open for public view a world in which elite athletes trade money and risk their health for the edge that will allow them to run faster, hit harder, and compete longer, and then cash in on the fame and wealth.
"More about track than baseball"
As part of the Classics For Kids series, Mark Williams is proud to present this Sherlock Holmes short story adaptation: The Red-Headed League. Come join Holmes and Watson as they solve the mystery of the Red-Headed League in a child-friendly, 21st-century English and with the seamier side of Victorian life left out.
Come join Holmes and Watson as they solve the mystery of the missing racehorse, Silver Blaze, in child-friendly 21st-century English and with the seamier side of Victorian life left out.
Come join Holmes and Watson as they solve the mystery of the blue carbuncle in a child-friendly, 21st century English and with the seamier side of Victorian life left out.
Three young children smuggle themselves into Auschwitz in search for their mothers.
Climate change is a major topic of concern today and will be so for the foreseeable future, as predicted changes in global temperatures, rainfall, and sea level continue to take place. But as Jan Zalasiewicz and Mark Williams reveal in The Goldilocks Planet, the climatic changes we are experiencing today hardly compare to the changes the Earth has seen over the last 4.5 billion years.
"An important read for today's energy user...."
"THE book on steroid use by pro athletes."
During the Great Depression, high-profile kidnappings became more and more commonplace. On December 17, 1931, self-made millionaire fashion designer Nell Donnelly becomes the next casualty.
"Superb True Crime Novel that Reads Like Fiction."
Come and join international best-selling author Mark Williams on a James Bond odyssey as he continues to explore the phenomenon that is James Bond, this time with the Bond film that made number nine on the list: On Her Majesty's Secret Service.
Get ready for eight fantastic adventures in space and time with the Doctor and his companions, featuring stories from many of Doctor Who's most popular authors from the worlds of television, print, comics and audio as well as new talent and fresh voices...and read by your favourite Big Finish actors!
The 10 best Bond movies...ever? It doesn't get much more subjective than this. Or much more fun! Come and join international best-selling author Mark Williams on a personal James Bond odyssey as he explores the phenomenon that is James Bond, starting with the Bond film that made number 10 on the list: Thunderball.
How old were you when you discovered Sherlock? As part of the Classics for Kids series, international best-selling author Mark Williams is proud to this Sherlock Holmes short story adaptation: "The Speckled Band". Come join Holmes and Watson as they solve the mystery of the speckled band in a child-friendly, 21st-century English and with the seamier side of Victorian life left out. Ideal for children aged nine to 12 to get started with the world's most famous detective.