Mindfulness For Dummies
A cutting-edge meditation therapy that uses self-control techniques, mindfulness has taken off across the globe as a way of overcoming negative thoughts and emotions and achieving a calmer, more focused state of mind. Written by a professional mindfulness trainer, this practical guide covers the key self-control techniques designed to help you achieve a more focused and contented state of mind, while maximizing the health benefits of mindfulness-from reducing stress, anxiety, and high blood pressure to overcoming depression and low self-esteem and battling chronic pain and insomnia.
- Includes self-control techniques (such as body posture, sitting practice and breathing exercises) and routines
- Includes an audio CD featuring narrated meditations and exercises
Introducing you to a new and powerful form of meditation therapy, Mindfulness For Dummies outlines how to use it in your everyday life to achieve a new level of self-awareness and self-understanding and reap the long-term rewards of better health.
Note: CD files are available to download when buying the eBook version
Part I: Introducing Mindfulness.
Chapter 1: Discovering Mindfulness.
Chapter 2: Enjoying the Benefi ts of Mindfulness.
Part II: Preparing the Ground for Mindful Living.
Chapter 3: Nurturing Your Motivation.
Chapter 4: Growing Healthy Attitudes.
Chapter 5: Humans Being Versus Humans Doing.
Part III: Practising Mindfulness.
Chapter 6: Getting Into Formal Mindfulness Meditation Practice.
Chapter 7: Using Mindfulness for Yourself and Others.
Chapter 8: Using Mindfulness in Your Daily Life.
Chapter 9: Establishing Your Own Mindfulness Routine.
Chapter 10: Dealing with Setbacks and Avoiding Distractions.
Part IV: Reaping the Rewards of Mindfulness.
Chapter 11: Discovering Greater Happiness.
Chapter 12: Reducing Stress, Anger and Fatigue.
Chapter 13: Using Mindfulness to Combat Anxiety and Depression.
Chapter 14: Getting Physical: Healing the Body.
Chapter 15: Coaching Children in Mindfulness.
Part V: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 16: Ten Top Tips for Mindful Living.
Chapter 17: Ten Ways Mindfulness Can Really Help You.
Chapter 18: Ten Mindfulness Myths to Expose.
Chapter 19: Ten Paths to Further Study.