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Freeing yourself from chronic unhappiness: guided meditation practices for the mindful way through depression

Author: Mark Williams
Publisher: New York : Guilford Publications Inc : [distributor] Taylor & Francis, c/o Bookpoint, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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An easy-to-use self-help program that is based on methods clinically proven to reduce the recurrence of depression. Revealing the hidden psychological mechanisms that cause chronic unhappiness, this work guides readers through a series of exercises designed to break the mental habits that lead to despair.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Williams
ISBN: 9781593851286 1593851286
OCLC Number: 851993524
Target Audience: General (US: Trade).
Description: 273 pages
Contents: Introduction: Tired of Feeling So Bad for So Long I. Mind, Body, and Emotion 1. "Oh, No, Here I Go Again": Why Unhappiness Won't Let Go 2. The Healing Power of Awareness: Making a Shift to Freedom II. Moment by Moment 3. Cultivating Mindfulness: A First Taste 4. The Breath: Gateway to Awareness 5. A Different Kind of Knowing: Sidestepping the Ruminative Mind III. Transforming Unhappiness 6. Reconnecting with Our Feelings--Those We Like, Those We Don't Like, and Those We Don't Know We Have 7. Befriending our Feelings 8. Seeing Thoughts as Creations of the Mind 9. Mindfulness in Everyday Life: Taking a Breathing Space IV. Reclaiming Your Life 10. From Being Unhappy to Being Fully Alive 11. The Mindfulness Program and Your Life: Bringing It All Together *Resources and Further Reading *Audio CD: Guided Meditation Practices for The Mindful Way through Depression (Narrated by Jon Kabat-Zinn)1. Introduction (3:01) 2. Body Scan (29:02) 3. Mindful Standing Yoga (10:58) 4. Mindfulness of the Breath (10:38) 5. Mindfulness of the Breath and Body (9:24) 6. Mindfulness of Sounds and Thoughts (10:34) 7. The Breathing Space (3:48)
Responsibility: Mark Williams ; John Teasdale, Zindel V. Segal and Jon Kabat-Zinn.

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