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Become More Mindful In A Day For Dummies


Become More Mindful In A Day For Dummies


In A Day For Dummies 1. Aufl.

von: Shamash Alidina

2,99 €

Verlag: For Dummies
Format: EPUB
Veröffentl.: 06.01.2012
ISBN/EAN: 9781118380475
Sprache: englisch
Anzahl Seiten: 70

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Discover how mindfulness can help you take care of yourself - and others! Become More Mindful In a Day provides a practical introduction to mindfulness, and the benefits of a mindful approach to life. Designed to contain a day’s reading, this handy guide explains what mindfulness is, how to begin practising mindful meditation, and explores a number of ways mindfulness can help you achieve a happier state of mind. Open the book and find: An introduction to the basics of mindfulness meditation The difference between ‘formal’ and ‘informal’ meditation Several examples of mindful meditation, including the body scan meditation and sitting meditation How mindfulness can help in relationships Tips for exercising mindfully 
Introduction 1 What You Can Do in a Day 1 Foolish Assumptions 2 Icons Used in This Book 2 Chapter 1: Discovering Mindfulness 3 Understanding the Meaning of Mindfulness 4 Looking at Mindfulness Meditation 5 Using Mindfulness to Help You 7 Allowing space to heal 7 Enjoying greater relaxation 8 Improving productivity 9 Exploring for personal discovery 10 Starting the Mindfulness Adventure 12 Beginning the voyage 12 Overcoming challenges 13 Exploring the journey of a lifetime 14 Chapter 2: Getting Into Formal Mindfulness Meditation Practice 17 Preparing Your Body and Mind for Mindfulness Meditation 18 Savouring Eating Meditation 18 Relaxing with Mindful Breathing Meditation 20 Engaging in Mindful Movement 22 Trying Out the Body Scan Meditation 23 Practising the body scan 24 Appreciating the benefits of the body scan meditation 27 Overcoming body scan obstacles 29 Enjoying Sitting Meditation 30 Finding a posture that’s right for you 31 Sitting on a chair 31 Sitting on the floor 32 Practising sitting meditation 36 Practising mindfulness of breath 36 Overcoming sitting meditation obstacles 39 Generating Compassion: Metta Meditations 41 Practising loving-kindness meditation 41 Overcoming metta meditation obstacles 44 Chapter 3: Using Mindfulness for Yourself and Others 45 Using a Mini Meditation 46 Introducing the breathing space 46 Practising the breathing space 46 Using the breathing space between activities 50 Using Mindfulness to Look After Yourself 51 Exercising mindfully 51 Mindful running 52 Mindful swimming 52 Preparing for sleep with mindfulness 53 Using Mindfulness in Relationships 54 Starting with your relationship with yourself 54 Engaging in deep listening 56 Being aware of expectations 57 Looking into the mirror of relationships 58 Taking responsibility for your emotions 59 Meeting difficult people anew 60 Chapter 4: Where to Go from Here 63 A Quick Review of How Mindfulness Can Help You 63 Visiting dummies.com 64

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