Mindfulness [electronic resource] be mindful, live in the moment / Gill Hasson.

Hasson, Gill.
1st edition
Chichester, West Sussex, U.K. : Capstone, c2013.
1 online resource (216 p.)
Mind and body.
Self-actualization (Psychology).
Electronic books.
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Be calm, collected and in the moment Too often, life just races by. You don't fully experience what's happening now, because you're too busy thinking about what needs doing tomorrow, or distracted by what happened yesterday. And all the time your mind is chattering with commentary or judgement.Mindfulness allows you to experience the moment instead of just rushing through it. Being mindful opens you up to new ideas and new ways of doing things, reducing stress and increasing your enjoyment of life. With ideas, tips and techniques to help you enjoy a more mindf
Cover; Title page; Copyright page; Dedication; Contents; Introduction; Why mindfulness is so relevant to our lives now; About this book; How Mindful Are You?; PART ONE: Understanding Mindfulness; 1: Why be Mindful?; 2: Moving Towards Mindful Thinking; Mind traps; Change your mind; Change your thinking; Beginner's mind; Seven stages of change; 3: Mindful Thinking and Feeling; Identify your feelings; Being mindful of your emotions; All emotions are positive; Creativity and self-actualization; Past present and future emotions; Accepting your emotions; Understanding acceptance
Tune in to your intuitionMindful listening; 4: Mindful Doing; More about breathing; Extending your awareness and acceptance; Everyday activities; Slow down; one thing at a time; Flow; Gratitude; Moving on; PART TWO: Putting it into Practice; 5: Managing Painful Emotions: Anger, Worry and Anxiety, Guilt; Manage anger; Managing anger in other people; Manage worry and anxiety; Focus on what's happening right now; Managing guilt; In a nutshell; 6: Mindfulness for Self-Esteem: Confidence, Self-Esteem and Loneliness; Mindful confidence; Banish negative self-talk; Mindfulness to manage loneliness
Learning to be aloneIn a nutshell; 7: Mindful Motivation: Goals and Willpower; Mindful goals; Mindful willpower; Simple activities that require small amounts of willpower; Willpower to help you resist; In a nutshell; 8: Mindfulness with Others: Listening, Managing Criticism, Forgiving, Persuading and Motivating; Mindful listening; Use reflective listening techniques; Clarify your understanding; Be aware of non-verbal communication; Managing criticism; Giving criticism; Mindful forgiveness; Mindfulness to persuade others; Make an unusual request; Listen and acknowledge the other person
In a nutshell9: Mindfulness at Work: Interviews, Meetings and Presentations; Mindfulness for interviews; Using mindfulness to give stronger presentations; Make meetings matter with mindfulness; In a nutshell; Conclusion; References; About the Author; Acknowledgements; Index
"Accessible, pragmatic and helpful"--Cover.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on online resource; title from title page (ebrary, viewed July 22, 2013).
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