Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction by Linda Lehrhaupt and Petra Meibert

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction by Linda Lehrhaupt and Petra Meibert

“To begin to practice mindfulness is to embark on a journey that has no end. Mindfulness is not something we “get” and complete. It is a practice for life and a lifelong practice. If you rake mindfulness to heart, it has the potential to enrich your life in countless ways.” With those words taken from Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction by Petra Meibert and Linda Lehrhaupt – founder and director of the Institute for Mindfulness-Based Approaches, the authors offer a tantalising glimpse of what they see as the primary therapeutic advantages of…

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Mindfulness by Joseph Goldstein

Mindfulness by Joseph Goldstein

For those in the world of contemporary spirituality who feel that the Western psychospiritual movement has become overly dominated by analysis and examination of the human mind will appreciate the opening story in Buddhist teacher Joseph Goldstein’s book Mindfulness. In it he describes how he first started off along the road to enlightenment way back in 1974. At that time his initial attempt to locate a teacher who could advise and direct him was met with failure. Nevertheless he persisted and after visiting several ashrams he ended up at a…

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Living Mindfully by Deborah Schoeberlein David

Living Mindfully by Deborah Schoeberlein David

Mindfulness is often viewed by not only beginners to the subject but also as well by experts, as a daily meditation practice – something that you dedicate half an hour or so as time and opportunity permits. In her book ‘Living Mindfully’ mindfulness teacher Deborah Schoerberlein David expresses the personal belief that in fact this uniquely popular form of meditation can, and should, become an integral part of everyday living. She believes that the principles that underpin mindfulness can be extended into every aspect of life and to great personal…

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Mindfulness A to Z by Arnie Kozak

Mindfulness A to Z by Arnie Kozak

As a term the word ‘mindfulness’, as freely admitted by Arnie Kozak PhD, in his book, ‘Mindfulness A to Z: 108 Insights for Awakening Now’, has become something of a buzzword. Today, throughout the West, it has to be one if the most popular practices in self-development work though its roots are firmly fixed in the Eastern philosophy of Buddhism. Mindfulness is effectively a way of fixing your focus or attention upon the present moment. It is a practice of which Kozak comments about its benefits that …it will bring…

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The Mindfulness Habit by Kate Sciandra

The Mindfulness Habit by Kate SciandraThe Mindfulness Habit by Kate Sciandra

Kate Sciandra experienced something of an epiphany in her life the day she attended a lecture given by the Dalai Lama at the University of Minnesota. She was so impressed by his presence and presentation that very soon afterwards she enlisted the help and support of a teacher and started to practice mindfullness and meditation. Thus began her career teaching others the techniques that she had learnt. Now, twenty uears after she first started out, Kate Sciandra has distilled the essence of the wisdom that she has gained in her…

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