Stress and pain are nearly unavoidable in our daily lives; they are part of the human condition. This stress can often leave us feeling irritable, tense, overwhelmed, and burned-out. The key to maintaining balance is responding to stress not with frustration and self-criticism, but with mindful, nonjudgmental awareness of our bodies and minds. Impossible? Actually, it's easier than it seems. In just weeks, you can learn mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR), a clinically proven program developed by Jon Kabat-Zinn, author of Full Catastrophe Living. MBSR is effective in alleviating stress, anxiety, panic, depression, chronic pain, and a wide range of medical conditions. Taught in classes and clinics worldwide, this powerful approach shows you how to focus on the present moment in order to permanently change the way you handle stress. As you work through A Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Workbook, you'll learn how to replace stress-promoting habits with mindful ones—a skill that will last a lifetime.This groundbreaking, proven-effective program will help you relieve the symptoms of stress and identify its causes so that you can start living a healthier, happier life.
|Full Catastrophe Living (Revised Edition): Using the Wisdom of Your Body and Mind to Face Stress, Pain, and Illness|
by Jon Kabat-Zinn (Author), Thich Nhat Hanh (Preface)
The landmark work on mindfulness, meditation, and healing, now revised and updated after twenty-five years
Stress. It can sap our energy, undermine our health if we let it, even shorten our lives. It makes us more vulnerable to anxiety and depression, disconnection and disease. Based on Jon Kabat-Zinn’s renowned mindfulness-based stress reduction program, this classic, groundbreaking work—which gave rise to a whole new field in medicine and psychology—shows you...
|Ayurveda: A Quick Reference Handbook|
by Manisha Kshirsagar (Author), Ana Cristina Magno (Author)
"Ayurveda: A Quick Reference Handbook is an excellent addition to the library of any Ayurvedic student or practitioner, and is written in a clear style for beginners. It summarizes all of the basic Ayurvedic knowledge in beautiful charts that make finding the information for reference easy. Yoga, Jyotish and Vastu included in the same book expands the vedic resources for Ayurvedic students." - Cynthia Copple, Dean: Mount Madonna College of Ayurveda; President: Lotus Holistic Health...
|In Your Elements: A Blooming Ayurvedic Guide to Creating Your Best Life|
by Monica Bloom (Author), Monica Bloom (Illustrator)
In Your Elements: A Blooming Ayurvedic Guide to Creating Your Best Life is a vibrant mix of Ayurvedic wisdom, humor and practicality all rolled into one book. "Ayur-What", you say? In a nutshell, Ayurveda is personalized health care which has been passed down among Indian families for over 5,000 years. Ayurveda is economical, accessible, logical, and easy to practice once you know the basics. Anyone can do it! In Your Elements was created for those of us who believe in the power of the...
|A Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Workbook for Anxiety|
by Bob Stahl PhD (Author), Florence Meleo-Meyer MS MA (Author), Lynn Koerbel MPH (Author), Saki Santorelli EdD MA (Foreword)
If you have anxiety or suffer from panic attacks, little things like driving, being at a party where you don’t know anyone, or even going to the grocery store can seem overwhelming. But these little things are a part of everyday life, and if you try to avoid them, you may end up feeling alienated, lonely, and unfulfilled. Furthermore, simply avoiding anxiety-causing situations will not help you to conquer your anxiety. If anything, it can make it worse! So how can you take control of your...
|A Clinician's Guide to Teaching Mindfulness: The Comprehensive Session-by-Session Program for Mental Health Professionals and Health Care Providers|
by Christiane Wolf MD PhD (Author), J. Greg Serpa PhD (Author), Jack Kornfield PhD (Foreword), Trudy Goodman PhD (Foreword)
Mindfulness-based interventions have exploded in popularity due to their success in treating everything from everyday stress to more serious mental health conditions such as depression, anxiety, and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). This breakthrough book provides professionals with a comprehensive, session-by-session guide to teaching mindfulness, complete with the scripts and training materials needed to teach introductory mindfulness in a wide variety of settings,...
|Body Thrive: Uplevel Your Body and Your Life with 10 Habits from Ayurveda and Yoga|
by Cate Stillman (Author)
Body Thrive applies the most essential teachings of Ayurveda into a modern life by decoding the teachings into habits. Ayurveda is the perennial body wisdom tradition that co-arose with yoga, the path of living awake. Here lies a simple body habits curriculum that every person can learn as a child, master as an adult, and refine as an elder for their body to thrive. Check out more at www.bodythrive.com
|MBSR Every Day: Daily Practices from the Heart of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction|
by Elisha Goldstein PhD (Author), Bob Stahl PhD (Author)
In the tradition of their highly successful A Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Workbook, Elisha Goldstein and Bob Stahl present a unique, accessible collection of daily practices to help readers stay grounded in the here and now.
Stress is a part of daily life, but over time it can cause us to feel anxious, irritable, and overwhelmed. So how can you keep stress from getting the best of you and avoid total burnout? The key to maintaining balance in life is to respond to...
|Mindfulness for Beginners: Reclaiming the Present Moment and Your Life(Book & CD))|
by Jon Kabat-Zinn PhD (Author)
An Invitation to the Practice of Mindfulness
We may long for wholeness, suggests Jon Kabat-Zinn, but the truth is that it is already here and already ours. The practice of mindfulness holds the possibility of not just a fleeting sense of contentment, but a true embracing of a deeper unity that envelops and permeates our lives. With Mindfulness for Beginners you are invited to learn how to transform your relationship to the way you think, feel, love, work, and...
|Mindfulness Skills Workbook for Clinicians and Clients: 111 Tools, Techniques, Activities & Worksheets|
by Debra Burdick (Author)
Like no other resource, Mindfulness Skills Workbook combines the latest research and best practices -- all in a simple guide to successfully teach mindfulness to your clients.
This comprehensive workbook provides the theory behind each tool, a step-by-step process to implement, and expert guidance on processing client results.
- Experiential exercises you can integrate into practice
- Highly effective collection of mindfulness tools
|The Mindful Way Workbook: An 8-Week Program to Free Yourself from Depression and Emotional Distress|
by John D. Teasdale (Author), J. Mark G. Williams (Author), Zindel V. Segal (Author), Jon Kabat-Zinn (Foreword)
Imagine an 8-week program that can help you overcome depression, anxiety, and stress--by simply learning new ways to respond to your own thoughts and feelings. That program is mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT), and it has been tested and proven effective in clinical trials throughout the world. Now you can get the benefits of MBCT any time, any place, by working through this carefully constructed book. The expert authors introduce specific mindfulness practices to try each week, plus...