The mindful way through depression : freeing yourself from chronic unhappiness / Mark Williams ... [et al.].

Contributor(s): Williams, J. Mark G [author.]
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Guilford Press, c2007Description: viii, 273 p. ; 24 cm. + 1 computer laser optical disc (4 3/4 in.)ISBN: 9781593851286 ; 1593851286 ; 9781593854492; 1593854498Subject(s): Depression, Mental | Attention | HappinessDDC classification: 362.2/5
Contents:
Introduction : tired of feeling so bad for so long -- 1. "Oh, no, here I go again" : why unhappiness won't let go -- 2. The healing power of awareness : making a shift to freedom -- 3. Cultivating mindfulness : a first taste -- 4. The breath : gateway to awareness -- 5. A different kind of knowing : sidestepping the ruminative mind -- 6. Reconnecting with our feelings - those we like, those we don't like, and those we don't know we have -- 7. Befriending our feelings -- 8. Seeing thoughts as creations of the mind -- 9. Mindfulness in everyday life : taking a breathing space -- 10. Fully alive : freeing yourself from chronic unhappiness -- 11. Bringing it all together : weaving the mindfulness program into your life.
Review: "In Mindful Way through Depression, four experts explain why our usual attempts to "think" our way out of a bad mood or just "snap out of it" lead us deeper into the downward spiral. With insightful lessons drawn from both Eastern meditative traditions and cognitive therapy, they demonstrate how to sidestep the mental habits that lead to despair, including rumination and self-blame, so you can face life's challenges with greater resilience."--BOOK JACKET.
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"Guided meditation practices for the mindful way through depression / narrated by Jon Kabat-Zinn"--Title on CD-ROM.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction : tired of feeling so bad for so long -- 1. "Oh, no, here I go again" : why unhappiness won't let go -- 2. The healing power of awareness : making a shift to freedom -- 3. Cultivating mindfulness : a first taste -- 4. The breath : gateway to awareness -- 5. A different kind of knowing : sidestepping the ruminative mind -- 6. Reconnecting with our feelings - those we like, those we don't like, and those we don't know we have -- 7. Befriending our feelings -- 8. Seeing thoughts as creations of the mind -- 9. Mindfulness in everyday life : taking a breathing space -- 10. Fully alive : freeing yourself from chronic unhappiness -- 11. Bringing it all together : weaving the mindfulness program into your life.

"In Mindful Way through Depression, four experts explain why our usual attempts to "think" our way out of a bad mood or just "snap out of it" lead us deeper into the downward spiral. With insightful lessons drawn from both Eastern meditative traditions and cognitive therapy, they demonstrate how to sidestep the mental habits that lead to despair, including rumination and self-blame, so you can face life's challenges with greater resilience."--BOOK JACKET.

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