Brilliant Mindfulness

Brilliant Mindfulness : How the mindful approach can help you towards a better life

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Mindfulness has gained huge support over the past decade and has moved from being an Eastern Buddhist practice to a mainstream Western intervention. Extensive neuro-imaging research shows how effective it can be for psychological wellbeing as well as for physical health conditions such as hypertension, chronic heart failure, stress and symptoms associated with cancer, arthritis and many others.

Written by an experienced clinical psychologist who has incorporated mindfulness into her clinical work for many decades, this book is scientifically supported and explains what all the latest scientific studies have shown about the benefits of mindfulness. Accessible to the beginner, it gives you what you need to know, quickly and in the most easily absorbed way. Concepts are presented in concise sections each with a specific purpose and illustrations will help you learn the different meditation positions. A CD is included which offers you the opportunity to read and listen.
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Product details

  • Mixed media product | 192 pages
  • 157 x 233 x 13mm | 388g
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Illustrated
  • Illustrated
  • 0273774131
  • 9780273774136
  • 543,525

Table of contents

About the author

How to use this book.

Chapter 1 Jumping off the hamster wheel.

Chapter 2 From mountain tops to the laboratory: the science of stress and mindfulness.

Chapter 3 The mind-body connection.

Chapter 4 Mindful movement.

Chapter 5 Keep breathing: steadying monkey mind.

Chapter 6 Taking care of yourself.

Chapter 7 Managing difficult times.

Chapter 8 Keeping it going.


Further Reading


Guided Meditations
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About Cheryl Rezek

Dr Cheryl Rezek is a consultant clinical psychologist who has worked across various fields of mental health for many years. She has combined clinical and academic work, created and headed treatment services and lectured to professionals and the public on a wide range of topics. She runs workshops, authors work and she has an ongoing clinical practice. Her book Life Happens is recommended by a range of professionals and the public.
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