Full Catastrophe Living

Full Catastrophe Living : How to Cope with Stress, Pain and Illness Using Mindfulness Meditation

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Featured on Bill Moyer's PBS special "Healing And The Mind," this practical guide to mindfulness, meditation and healing from the author of the bestselling "Wherever You Go, There You Are" is a classic in the field of alternative medicine.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 467 pages
  • 154.94 x 231.14 x 30.48mm | 498.95g
  • Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 0385303122
  • 9780385303125
  • 10,474

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"Happy 15th birthday to one of the great classics of mind/body medicine! More than any other, "Full Catastrophe Living is the book that enabled Americans to discover the inner life. This book has brought peace of mind to hundreds and thousands of people and healed countless lives. This is your chance to let it heal yours."
-Rachel Naomi Remen, M.D., author of "Kitchen Table Wisdom
It is everywhere around us. Even worse, it gets inside us: sapping our energy, undermining our health, and making us more vulnerable to anxiety, depression, and disease. Now, based on Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn's renowned mindfulness-based stress reduction program, this groundbreaking book shows you how to use natural, medically proven methods to soothe and heal your body, mind, and spirit. By using the practices described within, you can learn to manage chronic pain resulting from illness and/or stress-related disorders...discover the roles that anger and tension play in heart disease...reduce anxiety and feelings of panic...improve overall quality of life and relationships through mindfulness meditation and mindful yoga. More timely than ever before, "Full Catastrophe Living is a book for the young and the old, the well, the ill, and anyone trying to live a healthier and saner life in today's world.
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"A practical guide not only to mindfulness meditation and healing, but daily life." --Joseph Goldstein, Insight Meditation Society, author of "One Dharma" and coauthor of "Seeking the Heart of Wisdom "

"Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn eloquently explains the power of paying attention and increasing awareness. I strongly recommend this book for everyone who wants to begin healing their life."--Dean Ornish, M.D., author of "Stress, Diet, and Your Heart" and "Dr. Dean Ornish's Program for the Reversal of Heart Disease
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"Happy 15th birthday to one of the great classics of mind/body medicine! More than any other, Full Catastrophe Living is the book that enabled Americans to discover the inner life. This book has brought peace of mind to hundreds and thousands of people and healed countless lives. This is your chance to let it heal yours." --Rachel Naomi Remen, M.D., author of "Kitchen Table Wisdom "and" My Grandfather's Blessings

""A wonderful guidebook for those of us who choose life and healing. I hope you all make the choice and read the book." --Bernie Siegel, M.D., author of "Love, Medicine, and Miracles" and "Peace, Love, and Healing "
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About Jon Kabat-Zinn

Jon Kabat-Zinn, Ph.D., is the founding director of the Stress Reduction Clinic and the Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care, and Society at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, as well as professor of medicine emeritus. He lives in the Boston area. Hor Tuck Loonhas been guiding meditation for the past twenty years, drawing parallels from many ancient wisdom teachings and also from his years of experience in the journey of mindfulness. He lives in Malaysia.
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