A Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Workbook

Author : Bob Stahl
ISBN : 1608821455
Genre : Self-Help
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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.
Category: Self-Help

A Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Workbook For Anxiety

Author : Bob Stahl
ISBN : 9781608829750
Genre : Self-Help
File Size : 68.56 MB
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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 anxiety symptoms, once and for all? In The Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Workbook for Anxiety, three mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) experts provide mindfulness meditations and exercises to help sooth anxiety, understand common triggers, and live more fully in the moment. Developed by Jon Kabat-Zinn, MBSR is a powerful, evidence-based treatment model that fuses mindfulness meditation and yoga, and has been proven effective in treating a wide range of chronic disorders and diseases. The mindfulness practices in MBSR help you to cultivate a greater awareness of the connection between your body and mind, and can help you identify and move past the toxic thoughts, feelings, and behaviors that lie at the root of your anxiety. If you are ready to take the first step toward managing your fears, anxiety, and worry, this book can help show you the way.
Category: Self-Help

Das Weise Herz

Author : Jack Kornfield
ISBN : 9783641160562
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
File Size : 72.74 MB
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Das neue große Buch des Erfolgsautors und berühmten buddhistischen Lehrers Schlägt man ein grundlegendes Buch über den Buddhismus auf, erwartet man als Erstes den Hinweis auf das allem Leben zugrunde liegende Leiden. Nicht so bei Jack Kornfield. Im Ursprung, schreibt er, liegt die Würde, die unser tiefstes Wesen ausmacht. Sie entstammt unserer Verbundenheit mit allem Lebendigen, die die Wurzel jedes wahrhaftigen Mitgefühls ist. Seine Vision des Buddhismus offenbart ein absolut positives und ermutigendes Menschenbild. Kornfield versteht den Buddhismus als großartiges psychologisches Konzept und nicht als ab- und ausgrenzende Religion. „Das weise Herz“ ist ein machtvolles Buch der Heilung und zugleich eine Laudatio auf Buddha als den größten Heiler. Es widerlegt überzeugend die Auffassung, dass über den 2500 Jahre alten Buddhismus nichts wirklich Neues und Aufregendes mehr geschrieben werden kann. „Das weise Herz“ ist Kornfields Meisterwerk und dürfte bald nach seinem Erscheinen einen Platz unter den zeitlosen Klassikern des Genres behaupten. • Jack Kornfield gehört mit dem Dalai Lama und Thich Nhat Hanh zu den ganz großen buddhistischen Lehrern • Erstmalige Darstellung des Buddhismus als eines großartigen Systems positiver Psychologie
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

The Stress Reduction Workbook For Teens

Author : Gina M. Biegel
ISBN : 9781684030200
Genre : Young Adult Nonfiction
File Size : 30.79 MB
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Between school, friends, and planning for the future, it’s easy to feel stressed out. Written by a psychotherapist specializing in mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) and featuring brand new exercises, The Stress Reduction Workbook for Teens, Second Edition shows how mindfulness skills can help you relax, prioritize, and keep calm during stressful times. Your teenage years are some of the most stressful of your life. With pressure about grades at school, parents who just don’t seem to get it, dating, and friends who drive you crazy, it’s no wonder. But here's the good news! If you learn a few strategies for getting stress under control now, you’ll have the skills you need to deal with problems and difficult feelings that life sends your way—in high school and beyond. The Stress Reduction Workbook for Teens is a collection of simple workbook activities that will teach you to reduce your worries using a technique called mindfulness. Mindfulness is a way to be aware of your thoughts and feelings in the present moment. You can use mindfulness when you start to feel as though things are spinning out of control, so you can stop worrying about what might happen and focus instead on what’s happening now. If you’re like many people, you find it easy to look at your negative qualities or feel there is no way to fix your problems or stress. This book is about building on the resources, skills, and positive qualities that you might not even realize you have. It is a way to move from “I'm powerless” thinking to “I can do it!” thinking. Hundreds of teens in mindfulness-based stress reduction classes have used activities like the ones in this book, and here is what some of them have said: “I have learned to let things go and move on from bad experiences.” “I felt that the coping skills learned are easy enough and effective enough to be used when I need. I now feel at the very least that I have the ability to reduce my stress.” “I learned new and different ways to stay relaxed and how to deal with stress and now I don’t worry much.” If they can do it, so can you! By practicing the skills outlined in this workbook, you'll be well on your way to developing lasting resilience and a new kind of strength—one that comes from within. Why not get started today?
Category: Young Adult Nonfiction

Calming The Rush Of Panic

Author : Bob Stahl
ISBN : 9781608825288
Genre : Self-Help
File Size : 33.43 MB
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Do you constantly feel anxious? Do you have panic attacks that make you feel as though you are about to lose control? You are not alone. In fact, anxiety disorders are among the most common mental health conditions faced by our society. Perhaps you’ve tried therapy or medication and have not found any real, lasting relief for your symptoms. So where do you go from here? Calming the Rush of Panic will introduce you to the practices of mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR)—a proven-effective meditational method developed by Jon Kabat-Zinn—as a way to work through episodes of panic. After an informative introduction to MBSR, you will be guided through a number of exploratory practices and meditations to transform your panic into peace." Each chapter in the book contains informational background on the topic, guided meditations, and up to 10 practices that let you put the information and skills you will learn into action. The book promotes mindfulness-based practices and exercises to help you deal with the physical, emotional, and mental effects of panic, and inside you will learn foundational MBSR meditation practices, including mindful breathing, sitting meditation, and loving-kindness meditation. If your fear response is out of sync with the situations you find yourself in, this book will show you that your thoughts are just thoughts—they are just one part of you. This quick, accessible book is the first to use an MBSR approach to specifically target panic attacks and panic disorder, and its goal is to show you what exists beyond your panic—a life filled with a greater sense of calm, connection, and happiness.
Category: Self-Help

Mbsr Every Day

Author : Elisha Goldstein
ISBN : 9781626251748
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
File Size : 61.59 MB
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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 stress with genuine, nonjudgmental awareness of our bodies and minds. Drawing on the ancient wisdom of mindfulness, this practical guide will show you tons of little ways you can overcome stress every day—no matter what life throws your way. The mindfulness strategies in this book are inspired by mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR), a clinically proven program developed by Jon Kabat-Zinn. Research has shown that MBSR is effective in alleviating a number of health and mental health conditions, including stress, anxiety, panic, depression, chronic pain, and more. This important book works wonderfully on its own, or can be used in conjunction with AMindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Workbook. If you are ready to permanently change the way you handle stress, gain powerful inspiration, and live more fully in the moment, this book is the perfect guide.
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Das Achtsamkeitstraining

Author : Mark Williams
ISBN : 9783641066253
Genre : Health & Fitness
File Size : 48.22 MB
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Das Anti-Stress- Programm der University of Oxford. Es sind nur zwanzig Minuten täglich, aber sie können das Leben verändern. in unserer von Zeitdruck, Hektik und permanenter Erreichbarkeit geprägten Zeit brauchen wir dringend Wege, effektiv zu entspannen und wieder zu uns selbst zu finden. Das Wunderwort heißt „Achtsamkeit“: Kurz anhalten, ruhig atmen und von sich selbst Abstand nehmen. Achtsamkeit ist jedoch nicht nur eine Idee, es ist eine Art zu leben. Schritt für Schritt zeigen Mark Williams und Danny Penman, wie das im Alltag auch tatsächlich geht. Ihr Programm, dessen Wirksamkeit wissenschaftlich nachgewiesen ist, enthält Kurzmeditationen, Übungen zur Körperwahrnehmung und Anregungen, eingeschliffene Gewohnheiten zu durchbrechen. Es bietet den großen Vorteil, sich wunderbar in den Alltag integrieren zu lassen und ist auch für Anfänger bestens geeignet. Bereits nach acht Wochen sind wir deutlich ruhiger und entdecken unsere Lebensfreude wieder. Das Buch erschien ursprünglich unter dem Titel "Meditation im Alltag" als gebundenes Buch im Arkana Verlag. Buch plus Audio-Downloads, Laufzeit ca. 74 min. E-Book mit Audio-Links: Je nach Hardware/Software können die Audio-Links direkt auf dem Endgerät abgespielt werden. In jedem Fall können die Audio-Links über jede Browser-Software geöffnet und über ein Audiogerät abgespielt werden.
Category: Health & Fitness

Mind Body Workbook For Stress

Author : Stanley H. Block
ISBN : 1608826368
Genre : Self-Help
File Size : 35.51 MB
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Mind Body Workbook for Stress presents a complete, evidence based treatment program for reducing stress significantly in one to three weeks by overcoming negative thinking, improving self esteem and confidence, and optimizing mindfulness and self care practices. Key Selling Points: ? One third of Americans feel they are living with extreme stress, and nearly half of all American adults feel that their stress has increased over the past five years (American Psychological Association, 2007). Page 75 of 83 TIP SHEET TIP SHEET ? Mind body bridging is an evidence based treatment for stress that shows significant improvement in one to three weeks. The authors conduct fifty workshops and seminars per year on the mind body bridging modality and certify therapists and social workers in this method. ? The University of Utah Medical School received a $600,000 grant from the Department of Defense to investigate the clinical benefits of mind body bridging, the method in this book, on Gulf War veterans. If adopted nationwide by the VA, this book would be used as the principal text for treating stress related insomnia, fatigue, and hypertension. ? New Harbinger is leader in publishing stress management workbooks. New Harbinger's previous stress workbooks, including The Relaxation and Stress Reduction Workbook (ISBN: 978 1572245495) and A Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Workbook (ISBN: 978 1572247086), have sold a combined total of over 600,000 copies. Description: Chronic stress is a huge problem that has only gotten worse in recent years. The good news is that new research is emerging to help treat stress in more effective ways than ever before. Mind body bridging is one of these new modalities. Shown to be effective in both clinical and research settings, the easy to use mind body bridging system helps readers dramatically reduce their stress in one to three weeks. Mind Body Workbook for Stress helps readers learn and practice exercises for detaching from painful thoughts and feelings and helping their bodies relax and let go of unconscious tension. In this resting state, body and mind can let go of stress and heal naturally. Readers also learn fast acting mindfulness skills for dissolving stress whenever desired without needing to maintain a long term meditative practice. The one page assessments, worksheets, and activities in this book make it easy for anyone to develop their capacity to withstand and relax under stress. Author Bio: Stanley H. Block, MD, is adjunct professor of psychiatry at the University of Utah School of Medicine, and a board certified psychiatrist and psychoanalyst. He is a consultant on the medical staff at U.S. Army and Veterans Administration Hospitals. He lectures and consults with treatment centers worldwide and is coauthor of Mind Body Workbook for PTSD and Come to Your Senses. He and his wife, Carolyn Bryant Block, live in Copalis Beach, WA. Carolyn Bryant Block is coauthor of Bridging the I System, Come to Your Senses, and Mind Body Workbook for PTSD. She is also the co developer of Identity System (I System) theory and techniques. Andrea A. Peters is an educator certified in mind body bridging. She guided the organizational development of mind body bridging material in Mind Body Workbook for PTSD.
Category: Self-Help

The Relaxation And Stress Reduction Workbook

Author : Martha Davis
ISBN : 160882070X
Genre : Self-Help
File Size : 54.13 MB
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The Relaxation and Stress Reduction Workbook broke new ground when it was first published in 1980, detailing easy, step-by-step techniques for calming the body and mind in an increasingly overstimulated world. Now in its sixth edition, this workbook, highly regarded by therapists and their clients, remains the go-to source for stress reduction strategies that can be incorporated into even the busiest lives. This new edition is updated with powerful relaxation techniques based on the latest research, and draws from a variety of proven treatment methods, including progressive relaxation, autogenics, self-hypnosis, visualization, and mindfulness and acceptance therapy. In the first chapter, you'll explore your own stress triggers and symptoms, and learn how to create a personal plan for stress reduction. Each chapter features a different method for relaxation and stress reduction, explains why the method works, and provides on-the-spot exercises you can do to apply that method when you feel stressed. The result is a comprehensive yet accessible workbook that will help you to curb stress and cultivate a more peaceful life. This book has been awarded The Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies Self-Help Seal of Merit — an award bestowed on outstanding self-help books that are consistent with cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) principles and that incorporate scientifically tested strategies for overcoming mental health difficulties. Used alone or in conjunction with therapy, our books offer powerful tools readers can use to jump-start changes in their lives. Find more help online at elearning.newharbinger.com. Self-Help Therapy offers web-based treatment for stress reduction based on the book The Relaxation and Stress Reduction Workbook. Other modules in Self-Help Therapy offer treatment for anxiety, depression, borderline personality disorder and anger. A Reading Well Books on Prescription title.
Category: Self-Help