Book cover: A Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Workbook

Book Review: A Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Workbook

A Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Workbook, 2nd ed., is written by Bob Stahl and Elisha Goldstein.  MBSR is an approach that was developed by Jon Kabat-Zinn, whose book Wherever You Go There You Are I've previously reviewed on MH@H. The authors offer this description of mindfulness: "Mindfulness is about being fully aware of whatever is happening … Continue reading Book Review: A Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Workbook

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Book cover: Wherever you go there you are by Jon Kabat-Zinn

Book review: Wherever You Go There You Are

I was expecting good things from Wherever You Go There You Are: Mindfulness Meditation in Everyday Life by Jon Kabat-Zinn.  He is the developer of mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) therapy, and a founding director of the Center for Mindfulness at the University of Massachusetts Medical School.  This book was a best-seller, yet it managed to … Continue reading Book review: Wherever You Go There You Are

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Mindfulness for Bipolar Disorder book cover

Book review: Mindfulness For Bipolar Disorder

Mindfulness for Bipolar Disorder: How Mindfulness and Neuroscience Can Help You Manage Your Bipolar Symptoms by Dr. William R. Marchand lays out specific areas for mindfulness practices that be useful in managing bipolar disorder symptoms (and most if the book is also applicable to other mood disorders).  I believe mindfulness can be a really helpful thing … Continue reading Book review: Mindfulness For Bipolar Disorder

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