The fifty exercises and practices here build awareness and center attention in ways that free readers to savor routine pleasures, reduce stress, change unhealthy behaviors, build fulfillment in work, enhance and heal relationships, and connect to peace even in the midst of chaos or uncertainty. But what about the mundane thorns in that path, things like difficult coworkers, parenting challenges, and bad habits? Donald Altman brings the benefits of mindfulness down to earth and into everyday life.
Simple yet profound, altman’s techniques illuminate how to take countless baby steps toward enlightenment on any given day. Being fully in the moment is harder than it sounds, as anyone who has tried not to think about the past or future while meditating can attest. Yet the rewards of present-moment awareness, are so great that in Buddhist psychology, or mindfulness, it is considered a path to enlightenment.
Clearing Emotional Clutter: Mindfulness Practices for Letting Go of What's Blocking Your Fulfillment and Transformation
Integrating mindfulness and cutting-edge neuroscience, international mindfulness expert Donald Altman teaches how to modify entrenched habits and patterns with only a few minutes of attention daily. Altman first helps you realize what your baggage consists of and how to transform or jettison it. Start fresh with Clearing Emotional Clutter.
He then shows how to avoid the daily danger of accumulating new emotional clutter. With altman’s lifestyle tools, better deal with the present, you’ll discover how to address your past, and cultivate the best possible future. No matter how fraught your life or relationships may be, or accept the old wounds, heal, mistakes, you can cleanse, and disappointments.
A fresh start to a healthy emotional lifeis emotional clutter blocking success in your personal and professional life? You’ve likely heard about the psychological benefits of clearing out the clutter in your surroundings, but how do you handle your emotional clutter the psychological version of the jam-packed closet or impenetrable garage? Shutting away and trying to hide old pains and traumas creates toxic patterns that can keep you from having the life of your dreams.
101 Mindful Ways to Build Resilience: Cultivate Calm, Clarity, Optimism & Happiness Each Day
The 101 mindfulness 'tools' in this book will give you newfound hope, optimism, and strength. But you'll know the secret is just retraining your brain with 101 Mindful Ways to Build Resilience. Those you know may think you're found a secret elixir to wash away your problems. Did you ever wish you knew the secret to bouncing back from life's toughest roadblocks, international mindfulness teacher, wounds and obstacles? According to psychotherapist, and former Buddhist monk Donald Altman, there is no secret.
These simple, yet powerful mindfulness practices that you can apply in just a minute to two -- whether you're facing something extremely annoying or seemingly insurmountable. It works because mindfulness rewires your brain and dramatically changes your relationship to the problem. There is simply the skills of applying mindfulness to whatever new problem knocks on your door each day.
The Mindfulness Toolbox: 50 Practical Tips, Tools & Handouts for Anxiety, Depression, Stress & Pain
Featuring over 40 easy to use, acceptance, reproducible handouts and expertly crafted, overcoming depression with here and now pleasantness, guided scripts—such as working with the breath, calming the anxious mind with sense grounding, expanding a client’s strength narrative, the stress pause S-T-O-P technique, and meditations for peace, and re-envisioning pain—this book is ideal for clinicians wanting to integrate mindfulness into their work.
. The awareness boosting methods in this guidebook offer participants a means of reappraising and observing negative and anxious thoughts, positive change, habits, pain, and stress in fresh ways that produce new insight, and a sense of hope. At last, an authoritative book filled with mindfulness tools that deliver an essential set of engaging, practical strategies along with key research and evidence-based information.
A complete guide to Mindfulness Tools for Clinicians.
The Mindfulness Code: Keys for Ovecoming Stress, Anxiety, Fear and Unhappiness
While drawing on ancient wisdom, Donald Altman embraces twenty-first century science to create practical, everyday strategies for experiencing contentment, confidence, and joy.
The Joy Compass: Eight Ways to Find Lasting Happiness, Gratitude, and Optimism in the Present Moment
Inside, you’ll find eight unique mindfulness pathways to align your personal happiness compass and keep joy within arm’s reach—no matter the situation. So get ready to reset your moods, release your laughter, and discover meaning and happiness right here, right now. Do you long for the ability to live fully in the moment? Do you wish that you could transcend everyday worries, and find true happiness? If so, dissolve discontent, The Joy Compass is your guide.
Packed with tips and strategies for overriding the brain’s natural negativity bias, this practical pocket guide will teach you to recognize your negative moods as early as possible and refocus your attention toward the people, pleasures, and thoughts that bring you the most joy.
The Mindfulness Toolbox for Relationships: 50 Practical Tips, Tools & Handouts for Building Compassionate Connections
Fortunately, meaningful, mindfulness practices show you how to make lasting relationships that are more manageable, compassionate, and collaborative. Award-winning mindfulness author and expert Donald Altman delivers practical mindfulness tools that relieve stress and enhance daily living. Moving past crisis in your romantic relationship - bringing more wellness and balance into your life - Healing strained family relationships - Practices for acceptance, compassion and forgiveness - Finding commonalities in a divided country - Learning from the wisdom and lessons that nature offers- Developing healthy technology boundaries.
Self * family * lover * friends * community * Workplace * WorldIn a world that is rapidly and ever-changing, all the connections in our life demand more of us. Whether loving or stressful, or both, balancing these relationships is tough. Easy-to-use, stuck habits while providing life-affirming strategies for healthy, detailed handouts offer freedom from old, fulfilling, sustainable connections of all kinds.
Teaching the Mindful Self-Compassion Program: A Guide for Professionals
Note: this book is not intended to replace formal training for teaching the MSC program. The final section of the book describes how to integrate self-compassion into psychotherapy. Detailed vignettes illustrate not only how to teach the course's didactic and experiential content, but also how to engage with participants, manage group processes, and overcome common obstacles.
This is the authoritative guide to conducting the Mindful Self-Compassion MSC program, which provides powerful tools for coping with life challenges and enhancing emotional well-being. See also two related resources for msc participants and general readers, by Kristin Neff and Christopher Germer, and The Mindful Path to Self-Compassion, The Mindful Self-Compassion Workbook, by Christopher Germer.
Msc codevelopers christopher Germer and Kristin Neff review relevant theory and research and describe the program's unique pedagogy. Purchasers get access to a companion website with downloadable audio recordings of the guided meditations. Readers are taken step by step through facilitating each of the eight sessions and the accompanying full-day retreat.
Mindfulness Skills Workbook for Clinicians & Clients: 111 Tools, Techniques, Activities & Worksheets
Like no other resource, mindfulness Skills Workbook combines the latest research and best practices -- all in a simple guide to successfully teach mindfulness to your clients. This comprehensive workbook provides the theory behind each tool, a step-by-step process to implement, and expert guidance on processing client results.
Features:- experiential exercises you can integrate into practice- highly effective collection of mindfulness tools- special section to guide understanding of neurobiology behind mindfulness- Dozens of reproducible activities, exercises, techniques and tools- New meditations- Steps for increasing client use at home- Basic through advanced mindfulness skills- Skills for specific disorders- Journal prompts- Unique templates to monitor progressImprove Treatment Outcomes:- Depression- Anxiety- ADHD- PTSD- OCD- Bipolar- Panic- Pain- Sleep- Stress- Anger- Chronic Medical and Mental Illness.
Mindfulness for Beginners: Reclaiming the Present Moment-and Your Life
But if you’ve tried it, you know that here is where all the questions and challenges really begin. With mindfulness for beginners you are invited to learn how to transform your relationship to the way you think, love, work, feel, and play—and thereby awaken to and embody more completely who you really are.
. Beginning and advanced meditators alike will discover in these pages a valuable distillation of the key attitudes and essential practices that jon Kabat-Zinn has found most useful with his students, even after the factReclaiming our wholeness, including:Why heartfulness is synonymous with true mindfulnessThe value of coming back to our bodies and to our senses over and over againHow our thoughts “self-liberate” when touched by awarenessMoving beyond our “story” into direct experienceStabilizing our attention and presence amidst daily activitiesThe three poisons that cause suffering—and their antidotesHow mindfulness heals, and moreThe prescription for living a more mindful life seems simple enough: return your awareness again and again to whatever is going on.
The practice of mindfulness holds the possibility of not just a fleeting sense of contentment, but a true embracing of a deeper unity that envelops and permeates our lives. Note:this ebook does not contain the spoken-word audio component included in the original printed edition. We may long for wholeness, suggests Jon Kabat-Zinn, but the truth is that it is already here and already ours.
Here, the teacher, scientist, and clinician who first demonstrated the benefits of mindfulness within mainstream Western medicine offers a book that you can use in three unique ways: as a collection of reflections and practices to be opened and explored at random; as an illuminating and engaging start-to-finish read; or as an unfolding “lesson- a-day” primer on mindfulness practice.
Mindfulness for beginners provides welcome answers, reliable, and instruction to help us make that shift, insights, clear, into a more spacious, moment by moment, and loving connection with ourselves and the world.
Master Your Emotions: A Practical Guide to Overcome Negativity and Better Manage Your Feelings Mastery Series Book 1
If you like easy-to-understand strategies, and no-nonsense teachers, practical exercises, then you’ll love Thibaut Meurisse’s freedom-enhancing book. Would you like to know more?download now to overcome negative feelings, take control over your emotional state and live a more positive and peaceful life.
Scroll to the top of the page and select the buy now button. This book is the first book in the "mastery series" below:book 1 - master your emotions: A Practical Guide to Overcome Negativity and Better Manage Your FeelingsBook 2 - Master Your Motivation: A Practical Guide to Unstick Yourself, Build Momentum and Sustain Long-Term Motivation .
With pragmatic exercises and personal examples, you’ll explore techniques that counteract draining spirals of negativity and provide immediate relief. In master your emotions, and much, you’ll discover:a simple yet powerful formula to reprogram your mind and transform negative feelings into productive attitudes31 simple coping strategies to handle whatever life throws your wayA clear understanding of exactly how to make your emotions work for youPowerful hacks to make emotions your strongest tool for personal growthAccess to a free downloadable workbook, much more!Master Your Emotions is your must-read guide for living a positive and healthy life.
Want to overcome negative feelings? feel like you aren’t good enough? Need help dealing with stress? Have you ever been so consumed by negative emotions you thought they’d never go away?The solution to deal with negative emotions is to understand how your emotions work and apply specific techniques to ensure you manage them as effectively as possible.
Master your emotions is the ‘how-to’ manual your parents should have given you at birth. By reading it, you’ll learn a step-by-step process to deal with negative emotions so you can live a happier, more fulfilling life.