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Mindfulness : ancient wisdom meets modern psychology / Christina Feldman, Willem Kuyken ; foreword by Zindel V. Segal.

By: Feldman, ChristinaContributor(s): Kuyken, W. (Willem), 1968-Publisher: New York, NY : The Guilford Press, [2019]Description: xx, 284 pages ; 23 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781462540105; 1462540104; 9781462540112; 1462540112Subject(s): Self-actualization (Psychology) | Mindfulness (Psychology) | Self-acceptanceLOC classification: BF637 .S4 | F4275 2019Summary: "How does mindfulness promote psychological well-being? What are its core mechanisms? What value do contemplative practices add to approaches that are already effective? From leading meditation teacher Christina Feldman and distinguished psychologist Willem Kuyken, this book provides a uniquely integrative perspective on mindfulness and its applications. The authors explore mindfulness from its roots in Buddhist psychology to its role in contemporary psychological science. In-depth case examples illustrate how and why mindfulness training can help people move from distress and suffering to resilience and flourishing. Readers are guided to consider mindfulness not only conceptually, but also experientially, through their own journey of mindfulness practice."-- Provided by publisher.
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Machine generated contents note: Foreword, Zindel V. Segal 1. Unpacking Mindfulness 2. A Map of the Mind: Attention, Perception, and the Judging Mind 3. A Map of the Mind: Being and Knowing 4. A Buddhist Psychology Map: From Suffering to Flourishing 5. An Integrated Map of Distress and Suffering 6. Transformation: A Route Map through Mindfulness Training 7. The Heart of the Practice: Befriending, Compassion, Joy, and Equanimity 8. Embodiment: Living the Life We Aspire To 9. Ethics and Integrity in Mindfulness-Based Programs 10. A Final Word Appendix 1. Definitions of Key Terms Appendix 2. What Is Mindfulness Training and a Mindfulness-Based Program? Notes References Index.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

"How does mindfulness promote psychological well-being? What are its core mechanisms? What value do contemplative practices add to approaches that are already effective? From leading meditation teacher Christina Feldman and distinguished psychologist Willem Kuyken, this book provides a uniquely integrative perspective on mindfulness and its applications. The authors explore mindfulness from its roots in Buddhist psychology to its role in contemporary psychological science. In-depth case examples illustrate how and why mindfulness training can help people move from distress and suffering to resilience and flourishing. Readers are guided to consider mindfulness not only conceptually, but also experientially, through their own journey of mindfulness practice."-- Provided by publisher.

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