8 Minute Meditation Expanded

Author: Victor Davich
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0698196635
Size: 37.78 MB
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New and expanded, the bestselling, innovative program that advanced the mindfulness revolution People are always looking for new ways to reduce stress, increase productivity, and lead more well-rounded, happier lives. Many have sought a solution in meditation. However, simple, clear instruction is often difficult to find, and most teachers and books make meditation seem like a chore—something you have to do for up to an hour each day. 8 Minute Meditation is the first program created to give beginners the exact tools they need to learn to meditate and do it in a time-frame that even the busiest people can easily handle: just 8 minutes a day. The new tenth anniversary edition of 8 Minute Meditation surveys the latest mindfulness developments. It also contains the complete, original 8 Minute Meditation program, one of the all-time best-selling mindfulness programs in history. Features include clear, supportive step-by-step instruction, FAQs, and “troubleshooting” your mindfulness practice. All in the time between two television commercials!

Your Aging Body Can Talk

Author: SUSAN L. LEVY
Publisher: SCB Distributors
ISBN: 1935826468
Size: 47.79 MB
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Written by a chiropractor and alternative health practitioner with over 30 years of experience, this book addresses health and wellbeing of body, mind and spirit for an aging population (50+). Uniquely, this material is presented through the lens of Clinical Kinesiology. This simple self-help tool of muscle-testing allows readers to find out what their own body knows and needs. They learn that the body a oespeaksa through either strong or weak muscle responses to questions asked or situations presented, and are instructed in how to do this simple self-testing for a variety of health issues. Stories of other seniors who have used this methodology to their benefit provide a platform for acceptance and motivation, and each chapter contains specific recommendations for its use. How to become a a oewise elder is another unique emphasis of this book. The author encourages us to learn from many different cultures and traditions a more life-positive view of aging. In fact, she coins the word a oeYouthing to describe such a re-orienting of mind, purpose and activity toward optimum vibrancy and flexibility, leading to longevity. Stories of successful transitions into elderhood give hope to those who are confused or anxious about becoming older. Since the body's health is intimately related to that of mind and emotions, a Youthing approach will be characterized by equanimity, gratitude, forgiveness and dynamic relationship with others. Her many exercises and suggestions are designed to encourage readers to value themselves as worthwhile wisdom contributors. a oeYou can assume the stance of a respected elder, ' she declares, 'even if the surrounding culture does not immediately support that. In other words, readers are invited to be the change they want to effect. Far from being a scholarly or scientific text, Your Aging Body Can Talk is written for immediate use by maturing practitioners or laypersons. Throughout the book, the concerns of an aging population are consistently placed in the forefront: How to develop an anti-inflammation diet and lifestyle The factors that affect longevity How to build cognitive health and brain vibrancy How to find or refine your life's purpose, no matter what your age Why detoxification is so essential, at any age.

Religion And Spirituality In Psychotherapy

Author: Dr. Thor A. Johansen, Psy.D
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780826103864
Size: 62.78 MB
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This book offers new possibilities for mental health professionals who are looking for ways to adapt traditional therapy and counseling techniques to address the spiritual and psychological issues their clients face. The author utilizes an Adlerian Individual Psychology perspective, which rejects biological determinism and focuses on the influence of powerful environmental factors on personality. This book provides specific methods and guidelines for applying Individual Psychology concepts to clients of each of the world's major religions, including Christianity, Judaism, Buddhism, Hinduism, and Islam. The author offers a wealth of insight into the customs, theories, and philosophies of each religion. With this knowledge, mental health professionals can use Individual Psychology methods and techniques to better understand and assist clients. Key Features Discusses how Individual Psychology can be integrated with Christian spirituality Examines the relational and social theories of Judaism as compared to Adler's theories of social interest Compares Adler's theories with the ethical, spiritual, and social systems of Islam Reviews the doctrines of Hinduism, including the belief in karma and reincarnation, the goals of life, and the paths to God Presents case examples to illustrate how psychological and spiritual problems may be approached using Adlerian psychotherapy

How To Live Like A Chipmunk And Other Tips On Living An Awesome Sauce Life

Author: Patty Lowry
Publisher: Balboa Press
ISBN: 1504353692
Size: 44.21 MB
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Life can be wonderful, amazing and funny and it can also be hard, scary and full of surprisesif only there was a manual! Just a simple guide to show me how to get from point A to point B (in the quickest and least painful way). - Patty If youve ever uttered these words, then this book is for you! Enter Patty Lowry. Shes a little bit edgy, saucy and bold. Shes also super smart, sensible and real. Inspired by the practical and productive panache of a chipmunk and driven by a lust for lists, Patty created this how-to guide for managing the different things that life throws at you. Each scenario simplified to eleven steps to follow; her logic is that ten steps are doable, and throw in one more for good luck! Youll find over eighty instructional and enlightening lists for both celebratory and challenging life scenarios; including everything from how to handle a bad hair day and broken heart to how to be the best you. Filled with sure-fire ways to tap into possibilities and choices, How to Live Like a Chipmunk and Other Tips on Living an Awesome Sauce Life will spark a smile, debunk the ordinary, amp up the extraordinary and offer up options to live your most Awesome Sauce life.

8 Weeks To Vibrant Health

Author: Hyla Cass
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071437932
Size: 56.20 MB
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A complete program to good health through restored body balance In 8 Weeks to Vibrant Health, acclaimed integrative doctor and bestselling health author Hyla Cass, M.D., and health writer Kathleen Barnes address ways women can empower themselves by discovering the underlying causes of your health problems. Then you are given the tools you need to determine why you are experiencing these symptoms and to remedy the imbalance that causes the symptoms. Helps women overcome these common health problems by providing: A safe, proven approach to restoring body balance and general health that incorporates the best therapies from mainstream medicine and from integrative and natural medicine Self-assessments and other powerful diagnostic tools to help identify specific imbalances and their triggers Detailed guidance on diet, nutritional and herbal supplements, lifestyle changes, detoxification programs, exercise programs, and other methods of restoring vibrant health

Lifetime Fitness And Wellness

Author: Melvin H. Williams
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities, Social Sciences & World Languages
ISBN: 9780697246738
Size: 19.13 MB
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This textbook provides an introduction to all areas of wellness and fitness, with coverage of nutrition and physiology, substance abuse and sexually transmitted diseases. Laboratory inventories for assessing and guiding lifestyle modification are also included; and this edition includes updated coverage of the food pyramid, information on evaluation commercial fitness centres, updated information on cardiovascular disease and a lab inventory on the menstrual cycle.