The Mindful Way Through Depression: Freeing Yourself from Chronic Unhappiness

Ebook Details


Mark Williams, John Teasdale, Zindel Segal

Year 2007
Pages 273
Publisher The Guilford Press
Language en
ISBN 9781593851286
File Size 541.88 KB
File Format EPUB
Download Counter 207
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Ebook Description

If you’ve ever struggled with depression, take heart. Mindfulness, a simple yet powerful way of paying attention to your most difficult emotions and life experiences, can help you break the cycle of chronic unhappiness once and for all. In The Mindful Way through Depression, four uniquely qualified 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. Through 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. Jon Kabat-Zinn gently and encouragingly narrates the accompanying CD of guided meditations, making this a complete package for anyone seeking to regain a sense of hope and well-being.