Mindful Way Workbook: An 8-week Program To Free Yourself...

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Author Teasdale Et Al
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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 reflection questions, tools for keeping track of progress, and helpful comments from others going through the program. Like a trusted map, this book guides you step by step along the path of change.Guided meditations are provided on the accompanying MP3 CD and are also available as audio downloads. Note: The MP3 CD can be played on CD players (only those marked "MP3-enabled") as well as on most computers.See also the authors'The Mindful Way through Depression,which demonstrates these proven strategies with in-depth stories and examples. Plus, mental health professionals, see also the authors' bestselling therapy guide:Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy for Depression, Second Edition.Winner (Second Place)--American Journal of Nursing Book of the Year Award, Consumer Health Category

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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 reflection questions, tools for keeping track of progress, and helpful comments from others going through the program. Like a trusted map, this book guides you step by step along the path of change.Guided meditations are provided on the accompanying MP3 CD and are also available as audio downloads. Note: The MP3 CD can be played on CD players (only those marked "MP3-enabled") as well as on most computers.See also the authors'The Mindful Way through Depression,which demonstrates these proven strategies with in-depth stories and examples. Plus, mental health professionals, see also the authors' bestselling therapy guide:Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy for Depression, Second Edition.Winner (Second Place)--American Journal of Nursing Book of the Year Award, Consumer Health Category

Table of Contents
Foreword,Jon Kabat-ZinnI. Foundations1. Welcome2. Depression, Unhappiness, and Emotional Distress: Why Do We Get Stuck?3. Doing, Being, and Mindfulness4. Getting ReadyII. The Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) Program5. Week 1: Beyond Automatic Pilot6. Week 2: Another Way of Knowing7. Week 3: Coming Home to the Present--Gathering the Scattered Mind8. Week 4: Recognizing Aversion9. Week 5: Allowing Things to Be as They Already Are10. Week 6: Seeing Thoughts as Thoughts11. Week 7: Kindness in Action12. Week 8: What Now?ResourcesList of Audio FilesMP3 CD tracks (including running time and narrator):1. Welcome (00:31; John Teasdale)2. Raisin Exercise (09:53; Zindel Segal)3. Body Scan (39:08; John Teasdale)4. 10-Minute Sitting Meditation--Mindfulness of the Breath (09:54; Mark Williams)5. Mindful Movement--Formal Practice (38:30; Zindel Segal)6. Stretch and Breath Meditation (33:39; Mark Williams)7. Mindful Walking (13:42; Mark Williams)8. 3-Minute Breathing Space (05:02; John Teasdale)9. 3-Minute Breathing Space--Extended Version (05:19; Zindel Segal)10. 20-Minute Sitting Meditation (20:38; Zindel Segal)11. Sitting Meditation (37:47; John Teasdale)12. Working with Difficulty Meditation (25:47; Mark Williams)13. Bells at 5 Minutes, 10 Minutes, 15 Minutes, 20 Minutes, and 30 Minutes (30:10)14. Two Ways of Knowing (07:06; John Teasdale)