9781590308899

The Mindfulness Revolution

  • ISBN 13:

    9781590308899

  • ISBN 10:

    1590308891

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Trade Paper
  • Copyright: 03/08/2011
  • Publisher: Shambhala

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Summary

In recent years there has been an explosion of interest in the art and science of mindfulness. Simply put, mindfulness is a means for developing greater awareness of our moment-to-moment experience-for fully experiencing what is happening within us and around us. It has been scientifically shown to reduce stress and improve health. Recent studies also indicate that mindfulness can alleviate depression and anxiety, improve attention and performance, and increase an individualrs"s overall levels of happiness. Mindfulness is being applied in a wide variety of fields, including health care, education, leadership development, the law, and the military.The Mindfulness Revolutionis a collection of the best writing on mindfulness from leading figures in the field. Selections include: bull; Jon Kabat-Zinn on the essence of mindfulness, stress reduction, and positive change bull; Daniel Siegel, MD, on how mindfulness benefits the brain bull; Thich Nhat Hanh on the power of mindful breathing bull; Michael Carroll on mindfulness in the workplace bull; Pema Chouml;drouml;n on developing compassion for ourselves and others bull; Daniel Goleman on a mindful approach to shopping and consuming bull; Jan Chozen Bays, MD, on mindful eating bull; Steve Silberman on being mindful online

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