Restore balance to your life and live in the moment Mindfulness is a proven meditation technique that can help you restore balance in your personal life. Now, the author of Mindfulness For Dummies shows you step-by-step how to put the lessons of his book into practice. Inside you'll find a huge number of hands-on exercises and techniques to help you to live in the present, let go of negative, distracting, and judgmental thoughts, and achieve greater happiness and contentment in your life. Mindfulness can be applied to a range of conditions, including depression, anxiety, stress, fatigue, or illness Practicing mindfulness promotes well-being and improves quality of life The audio CD contains guided meditations to enhance the practical guidance within the book Mindfulness Workbook For Dummies gives you the tools you need to pay attention to the present without judgment, and build a happier life. CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of the e-book file, but are available for download after purchase.
Shamash Alidina is a professional mindfulness trainer, speaker and coach. Joelle Jane Marshall works with Shamash to develop workshops on Mindfulness and Overcoming Fear.
Foreword xi Introduction 1 Part I: Getting Started with Mindfulness 5 Chapter 1: Beginning Your Mindfulness Journey 7 Chapter 2: Enjoying the Benefits of Mindfulness 21 Part II: Preparing Yourself for Mindful Living 39 Chapter 3: Setting a Healthy Intention and Mindful Attitude 41 Chapter 4: Discovering a Mindful Mode of Mind 67 Part III: Practising Mindfulness 81 Chapter 5: Engaging in Mindfulness Meditation 83 Chapter 6: Living Mindfully Day to Day 105 Chapter 7: Getting Started on an Eight-week Mindfulness Course 125 Chapter 8: Completing the Eight-week Mindfulness Course and Beyond 145 Chapter 9: Overcoming Diffi culties in Mindfulness Practice 167 Part IV: Enjoying the Rewards of Mindfulness 187 Chapter 10: Boosting Your Happiness Mindfully 189 Chapter 11: Using Mindfulness to Reduce Stress, Anger and Tiredness 209 Chapter 12: Reducing Anxiety and Depression with Mindfulness 231 Chapter 13: Healing Your Body Naturally 247 Chapter 14: Bringing the Benefits of Mindfulness: to Children 263 Part V: The Part of Tens 279 Chapter 15: Ten Tips for a Mindful Life 281 Chapter 16: Ten Ways to Motivate Yourself to Meditate 291 Index 303