Full Catastrophe Living (Revised Edition): Using the Wisdom of Your Body and Mind to Face Stress, Pain, and Illness

By | February 24, 2018
Full Catastrophe Living (Revised Edition): Using the Wisdom of Your Body and Mind to Face Stress, Pain, and Illness Author Jon Kabat-Zinn
ISBN-10 0345536932
ISBN-13 9780345536938
Year 2013-09-24
Pages 720
Language English
Publisher Bantam
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The landmark work on mindfulness meditation and healing now revised and updated after twenty five years Stress It can sap our energy undermine our health if we let it even shorten our lives It makes us more vulnerable to anxiety and depression disconnection and disease Based on Jon Kabat Zinns renowned mindfulness based stress reduction program this classic groundbreaking workwhich gave rise to a whole new field in medicine and psychologyshows you how to use medically proven mind body approaches derived from meditation and yoga to counteract stress establish greater balance of body and mind and stimulate well being and healing By engaging in these mindfulness practices and integrating them into your life from moment to moment and from day to day you can learn to manage chronic pain promote optimal healing reduce anxiety and feelings of panic and improve the overall quality of your life relationships and social networks This second edition features results from recent studies on the science of mindfulness a new Introduction up to date statistics and an extensive updated reading list Full Catastrophe Living is a book for the young and the old the well and the ill and anyone trying to live a healthier and saner life in our fast paced world Praise for Full Catastrophe Living To say that this wise deep book is helpful to those who face the challenges of human crisis would be a vast understatement It is essential unique and above all fundamentally healing Donald M Berwick M D president emeritus and senior fellow Institute for Healthcare Improvement One of the great classics of mind body medicine Rachel Naomi Remen M D author of Kitchen Table Wisdom A book for everyone Jon Kabat Zinn has done more than any other person on the planet to spread the power of mindfulness to the lives of ordinary people and major societal institutions Richard J Davidson founder and chair Center for Investigating Healthy Minds University of WisconsinMadison This is the ultimate owners manual for our lives What a gift Amy Gross former editor in chief O The Oprah Magazine I first read Full Catastrophe Living in my early twenties and it changed my life Chade Meng Tan Jolly Good Fellow of Google and author of Search Inside Yourself Jon Kabat Zinns classic work on the practice of mindfulness to alleviate stress and human suffering stands the test of time a most useful resource and practical guide I recommend this new edition enthusiastically to doctors patients and anyone interested in learning to use the power of focused awareness to meet lifes challenges whether great or small Andrew Weil M D author of Spontaneous Happiness and 8 Weeks to Optimum Health How wonderful to have a new and updated version of this classic book that invited so many of us down a path that transformed our minds and awakened us to the beauty of each moment day by day through our lives This second edition building on the first is sure to become a treasured sourcebook and traveling companion for new generations who seek the wisdom to live full and fulfilling lives Diana Chapman Walsh Ph D president emerita of Wellesley College

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