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Calming your angry mind : how mindfulness & compassion can free you from anger & bring peace to your life

Brantley, Jeffrey (author.). Fredrickson, Barbara, (writer of supplementary textual content.).
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Jefferson Co PL - Madison Main Branch 152.47 BRA (Text) 39391006618308 Nonfiction Available -
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  • ISBN: 9781608829262 (paperback)
  • ISBN: 160882926X (paperback)
  • Physical Description: print
    vi, 259 pages ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: Oakland, CA : New Harbinger Publications, Inc., [2014]

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 251-259).
Formatted Contents Note: why mindfulness? -- getting to know your anger -- Approaching anger mindfully and skillfully -- Preparing to practice -- Calming your angry mind by stabilizing mind and body -- Calming your angry mind with compassion -- Calming your angry mind with wisdom and understanding -- Some common questions and concerns about calming your angry mind -- You have not fallen out of the universe -- Many possibilities--which will you choose? -- The gift of no fear.
Summary, etc.: "Anger is a natural emotion-and a part of what makes us human. But when you lose control of your anger, it can get in the way of meaningful relationships, successful careers, and ultimately, feelings of happiness and enjoyment. In this highly anticipated book, renowned mindfulness expert and author of Calming Your Anxious Mind Jeff Brantley offers a breakthrough approach using mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) and compassion practices to help you better handle the anger, fear, and hostile emotions that can wreak havoc at home, work, and in relationships. In addition, you will also learn important self-awareness skills to help you stop overreacting and improve communication with others. While other self-help books focus on traditional anger management, Brantley offers solutions that give you personal control over the experience of anger in your life. Inside, you'll discover the three major meditative approaches to soothing anger: stabilizing mind and body through concentrating your attention mindfully; using compassionate attention and reflection to disarm the energy of your anger; and learning to use wise understanding about the impermanent and "conditioned" nature of your angry reactions in order to diminish your vulnerability to anger's power. If you have difficulty with anger, you may be quick to blame others or act in aggressive ways. Unfortunately, this kind of thinking can often leave you feeling alone, alienated, and unhappy. If you are ready to make real, lasting changes, this book can provide you with the skills needed to manage and and transform your anger so that you can live a happier, healthier life"--
Subject: Stress management
Anger
Meditation Therapeutic use
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