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Full catastrophe living : using the wisdom of your body and mind to face stress, pain, and illness / Jon Kabat-Zinn.

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  • ISBN: 9780307567574 (electronic bk. : Adobe Digital Editions)
  • ISBN: 0307567575 (electronic bk. : Adobe Digital Editions)
  • Edition: 15th anniversary ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Dell Pub., 2009.

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General Note:
Title from eBook information screen.
"The program of the Stress Reduction Clinic at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center."
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note:
You have only moments to live -- The foundation of mindfulness practice: attitudes and commitment -- The power of breathing: your unsuspected ally in the healing process -- Sitting meditation: nourishing the domain of being -- Being in your body: the body-scan technique -- Cultivating strength, balance, and flexibility: yoga is meditation -- Walking meditation -- A day of mindfulness -- Really doing what you're doing: mindfulness in daily life -- Getting started in the practice -- Introduction to the paradigm -- Glimpses of wholeness, delusions of separateness -- On healing -- Doctors, patients, and people: moving toward a unified perspective on health and illness -- Mind and body: evidence that beliefs, attitudes, thoughts, and emotions can harm or heal -- Connectedness -- Stress -- Change: one thing you can be sure of -- Stuck in stress reactivity -- Responding to stess instead of reacting -- Working with symptoms: listening to your body -- Working with physical pain: your pain is not you -- More on pain -- Working with emotional pain: your suffering is not you...but there is much you can do to heal it -- Working with fear, panic, and anxiety -- Time and time stress -- Sleep and sleep stress -- People stress -- Role stress -- Work stress -- Food stress -- World stress -- New beginnings -- Keeping up the formal practice -- Keeping up the informal practice -- The way of awareness.
Summary, etc.:
A guide to awareness meditation methods offers a program for coping with illnesses as well as everyday stress.
System Details Note:
Requires Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 4950 KB).
Subject: Stress management.
Stress (Psychology)
Genre: Electronic books.

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