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    • The Science of Mindfulness

    • A Research-Based Path to Well-Being
    • By: Ronald Siegel, The Great Courses
    • Narrated by: Ronald Siegel
    • Length: 13 hrs and 57 mins
    • Original Recording
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,532
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,341
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    Ever noticed that trying to calm down often produces more agitation? Or that real fulfillment can be elusive, despite living a successful life? Often, such difficulties stem from the human brain's hardwired tendency to seek pleasure and avoid pain. Modern science demonstrates that this survival mechanism served the needs of our earliest ancestors, but is at the root of many problems that we face today, such as depression, compulsive and addictive behaviors, chronic pain, and stress and anxiety.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Even more worthwhile with these study aids

    • By Cluelass on 07-19-15

    Regular price: $34.95

    • Outsmarting Our Troublesome Brains

    • By: Ronald D. Siegel
    • Narrated by: Ronald D. Siegel
    • Length: 31 mins
    • Original Recording
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      3 out of 5 stars 8
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 8

    Discover how our brains are actually predisposed, evolutionarily, to psychological distress. Learn about the human “negativity bias,” and how our tendency to both anticipate and try to avoid pain leads to problems. Consider what mindfulness teaches us about the mind, and what challenges might arise in practicing mindfulness - beginning with awareness of breath.

    Regular price: $1.37

    • Overcoming Mental Traumas

    • By: Ronald D. Siegel
    • Narrated by: Ronald D. Siegel
    • Length: 32 mins
    • Original Recording
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 7
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      4 out of 5 stars 5
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 7

    Learn how trauma affects the mind, and how the tendency to suppress traumatic experiences leads to painful symptoms and unhealthy behavior. Grasp the ways in which mindfulness techniques can be highly effective for processing and integrating avoided feelings, and learn four practical steps for working with traumatic material.

    Regular price: $1.37

    • The Mindful Path to Addiction Recovery

    • A Practical Guide to Regaining Control over Your Life
    • By: Lawrence A. Peltz MD, Ronald D. Siegel PsyD (foreword)
    • Narrated by: Fajer Al-Kaisi
    • Length: 9 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 53
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    Here, Dr. Lawrence Peltz, who has worked as an addiction psychiatrist for more than two decades, draws from his clinical experience and on the techniques of mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) to explain the fundamental dynamics of addiction and the stages of the recovery process, and also gives us specific mindfulness exercises to support recovery.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The best 12 step mindfulness book out there!

    • By Chandra Stefanik on 08-31-16

    Regular price: $19.95