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Full catastrophe living, using the wisdom of your body and mind to face stress, pain, and illness, Jon Kabat-Zinn

Table Of Contents
You have only moments to live -- The foundation of mindfulness practice: attitudes and commitment -- The power of breathing: your unsuspected ally in the healing process -- Sitting meditation: nourishing the domain of being -- Being in your body: the body-scan technique -- Cultivating strength, balance, and flexibility: yoga is meditation -- Walking meditation -- A day of mindfulness -- Really doing what you're doing: mindfulness in daily life -- Getting started in the practice -- Introduction to the paradigm -- Glimpses of wholeness, delusions of separateness -- On healing -- Doctors, patients, and people: moving toward a unified perspective on health and illness -- Mind and body: evidence that beliefs, attitudes, thoughts, and emotions can harm or heal -- Connectedness -- Stress -- Change: one thing you can be sure of -- Stuck in stress reactivity -- Responding to stress instead of reacting -- Working with symptoms: listening to your body -- Working with physical pain: your pain is not you -- More on pain -- Working with emotional pain: your suffering is not you...but there is much you can do to heal it -- Working with fear, panic, and anxiety -- Time and time stress -- Sleep and sleep stress -- People stress -- Role stress -- Work stress -- Food stress -- World stress -- New beginnings -- Keeping up the formal practice -- Keeping up the informal practice -- The way of awareness
Literary Form
non fiction
Delta trade pbk. reissue, 15th anniversary ed.
"The program of the Stress Reduction Clinic at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center"
Physical Description
xxxiii, 471 p., ill., 24 cm.

Library Locations

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