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Mindful Way through Stress: the proven 8-week path to health . Happiness and wellbeing

Mindful Way through Stress: the proven 8-week path to health . Happiness and wellbeing
Shamash Alidina
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Take a deep breath. Feeling less stressed already? Bestselling author Shamash Alidina shows just how simple it is to master the proven techniques of mindfulness based stress reduction (MBSR) in this engaging guide. Whatever the source of stress'work pressures, dealing with difficult people, financial strains, or family demands'mindfulness offers new tools for remaining calm in challenging situations and attaining a new level of physical and emotional well being. In as little as 10 minutes a day over 8 weeks, the reader is taken step by step through a carefully structured sequence of guided meditations and easy yoga exercises. Vivid stories, everyday examples, and opportunities for self reflection make the book especially inviting. Science shows that MBSR works'and now it is easier than ever to get started.KEY POINTS*Tremendous potential: mindfulness books are wildly popular, and stress is an omnipresent, recurring issue.*Alidina's warmth and knowledge connect with readers: he's the author of bestselling ''For Dummies'' mindfulness titles.*Developed to be used in widely attended MBSR courses taught worldwide, or as an at home program, this book follows the same sequence as the course.*Gentle, encouraging writing uses humor, stories, and fascinating research to inspire readers and bring the techniques to life.*Flexible: provides a ''full'' course (30'45 minutes per day) and a ''mini'' alternative (10 minutes) so readers can easily keep up with the program.*Online supplement: purchasers will have access to audio downloads of the meditations.AUDIENCEReaders seeking proven techniques for managing stress and tension; also of interest to mental health professionals.