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Fully Present: The Science, Art, and Practice of Mindfulness

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Gildan Media
Pub. Date:
2010
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English
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Mindfulness—the art of paying attention with openness and curiosity to the present moment—has attracted ever-growing interest and tens of thousands of practitioners. This uniquely accessible guide provides a scientific explanation for how mindfulness positively and powerfully affects the brain and body, as well as practical guidance. With sections devoted to "The Science," "The Art," and "The Practice," Fully Present will help you understand how and why meditation is so effective, and will help you develop and sustain your own practice in order to:

  • Reduce stress
  • Boost your body's immune system
  • Ease chronic physical pain
  • Cope with negative emotions
  • Increase self-awareness
  • Cultivate happiness

    Complete with fascinating research on how our brains work and respond to meditation, as well as practical tips and exercises, Fully Present is an essential guide for anyone interested in enhancing their own health and well-being.

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  • Reduce stress
  • Boost your body's immune system
  • Ease chronic physical pain
  • Cope with negative emotions
  • Increase self-awareness
  • Cultivate happiness

    Complete with fascinating research on how our brains work and respond to meditation, as well as practical tips and exercises, Fully Present is an essential guide for anyone interested in enhancing their own health and well-being.

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