Handbook Of Mindfulness

Autore: Ronald E. Purser
Editore: Springer
ISBN: 3319440195
Grandezza: 75,77 MB
Formato: PDF, Mobi
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This handbook explores mindfulness philosophy and practice as it functions in today’s socioeconomic, cultural, and political landscape. Chapters discuss the many ways in which classic concepts and practices of mindfulness clash, converge, and influence modern theories and methods, and vice versa. Experts across many disciplines address the secularization and commercialization of Buddhist concepts, the medicalizing of mindfulness in therapies, and progressive uses of mindfulness in education. The book addresses the rise of the, “mindfulness movement”, and the core concerns behind the critiques of the growing popularity of mindfulness. It covers a range of dichotomies, such as traditional versus modern, religious versus secular, and commodification versus critical thought and probes beyond the East/West binary to larger questions of economics, philosophy, ethics, and, ultimately, meaning. Featured topics include: A compilation of Buddhist meditative practices. Selling mindfulness and the marketing of mindful products. A meta-critique of mindfulness critiques - from McMindfulness to critical mindfulness Mindfulness-based interventions in clinical psychology and neuroscience. Corporate mindfulness and usage in the workplace. Community-engaged mindfulness and its role in social justice. The Handbook of Mindfulness is a must-have resource for clinical psychologists, complementary and alternative medicine professionals/practitioners, neuroscientists, and educational and business/management leaders and policymakers as well as related mental health, medical, and educational professionals/practitioners.

For The Love Of Food And Yoga

Autore: Liz Price-Kellogg
Editore: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 1510701184
Grandezza: 72,84 MB
Formato: PDF
Vista: 4998
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Written by a yoga student and teacher, For The Love Of Food And Yoga: A Celebration Of Mindful Eating And Being is a visually rich exploration of how the inner awareness we develop on our yoga mats fuels our bodies, minds and overall states of well-being, which subsequently impacts our lifestyles and food experiences. This book is comprised of 100 “YogiBites”—a collection of time-tested yoga teachings—paired with 100 original, soul-satiating recipes that are vegetarian, vegan, or raw. A handful of the playful and thoughtful recipes that will encourage us to eat, feel and live well include: • So Hum...Mus, • Conscious Chicks • Hatha Hot and Sour Soup • Reuben Revelation • Warrior Noodle • Bird of Paradise Pina Colada • Buddha Brussels • Twisted Tacos • Delightfully Silly Snow Cones The book's forward is written by David Swenson, recognized today as one of the world's foremost practitioners and instructors of Ashtanga Yoga.

Mindful Yoga Therapy

Autore: Suzanne Manafort
Editore:
ISBN: 9780988813830
Grandezza: 25,41 MB
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Mindful Yoga Therapy is a collection clinically-tested yoga practices adapted specifically by the authors experiences working with veterans recovering from Post Traumatic Stress and other psycho-emotional stress.

The Dalai Lama S Cat And The Power Of Meow

Autore: David Michie
Editore: Hay House, Inc
ISBN: 1401948030
Grandezza: 76,26 MB
Formato: PDF, ePub, Docs
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“If you ever doubted that your feline companion has her own inner life, just watch what happens when she falls asleep, and loses conscious control of her physical being . . . a twitching of limbs, a quivering of the jaw, sometimes perhaps a snuffling noise or a meow. . . . Cats may indeed be capable of great mindfulness. But we are thinking beings, too. In my own case, unfortunately, a being who thinks rather too much.” In the latest installment of the Dalai Lama’s Cat series, His Holiness’s Cat (“HHC”) is on a mission: to think less, to experience more, to live in the moment. She soon learns the proper phrase for this, being mindful, or, a concept better known to her as the power of meow. What ensues is a journey to discover her own true nature, to gain a deeper understanding of her mind, and to experience life’s greatest joy, the here and now. Throughout, she shares encounters with familiar inhabitants of Dharamsala, as well as a whole new cast of characters: a senior exec from one of Silicon Valley’s most famous social media companies (hint: the name rhymes with “litter”), the Pope’s beloved dog (who shares a shockingly similar title: HHD, His Holiness’s Dog), and a public health inspector who threatens to have our poor narrator banned from the Himalaya Book Café. In this follow-up to the Dalai Lama’s Cat and the Art of Purring, readers escape to the enchanting and exotic world of the Dalai Lama’s monastery in the Himalayas, and take a peek inside the mind of a delightfully imperfect creature on the path to enlightenment. By accompanying HHC on her journey, you will learn new ways to relate to your own mind: slowing down, finding peace, and abiding in the boundless radiance and benevolence that is your own true nature.

Altruism

Autore: Matthieu Ricard
Editore: Little, Brown
ISBN: 0316208213
Grandezza: 20,53 MB
Formato: PDF, ePub
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The author of the international bestseller Happiness makes a passionate case for altruism--and why we need it now more than ever. In Happiness, Matthieu Ricard demonstrated that true happiness is not tied to fleeting moments or sensations, but is an enduring state of soul rooted in mindfulness and compassion for others. Now he turns his lens from the personal to the global, with a rousing argument that altruism--genuine concern for the well-being of others--could be the saving grace of the 21st century. It is, he believes, the vital thread that can answer the main challenges of our time: the economy in the short term, life satisfaction in the mid-term, and environment in the long term. Ricard's message has been taken up by major economists and thinkers, including Dennis Snower, Amartya Sen, Joseph Stiglitz, and George Soros. Matthieu Ricard makes a robust and passionate case for cultivating altruistic love and compassion as the best means for simultaneously benefitting ourselves and our society. It's a fresh outlook on an ardent struggle--and one that just might make the world a better place.

Das Wunder Der Achtsamkeit

Autore: Thich Nhat Hanh
Editore: Theseus Verlag
ISBN: 395883096X
Grandezza: 78,81 MB
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Das Standardwerk für alle, die wissen wollen, was Meditation wirklich ist und wie man sie in den Alltag integrieren kann. Thich Nhat Hanh zeigt, wie wichtig Achtsamkeit ist, um den Herausforderungen des Lebens gelassen und entspannt zu begegnen. Die 32 Übungen, die er entwickelt hat, helfen, das Wunder der Achtsamkeit in jedem Moment unseres Lebens zu erfahren.

Gl Ck

Autore: Matthieu Ricard
Editore: Langen Mueller Herbig
ISBN: 348506050X
Grandezza: 11,86 MB
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Der bekannte buddhistische Weisheitslehrer verbindet auf einzigartige Weise neueste wissenschaftliche Erkenntnisse mit der spirituellen Praxis des Buddhismus. Glück ist kein Zufall, sondern jeder kann es lernen. Matthieu Ricard gibt revolutionäre neue Einblicke in das, was wir als Glück im Leben bezeichnen, und zeigt, wie wir den Geist so verändern können, dass wir tiefes Glück empfinden. Glück entsteht, wissenschaftlich messbar, aus einem inneren Gleichgewicht von Körper und Geist. Es ist das Resultat einer inneren Reifung, die ganz allein von uns abhängt und die wir Tag für Tag verfolgen können. Konkrete Übungen und Meditationsanleitungen am Ende jedes Kapitels weisen einen klaren Weg zu einem glücklicheren Leben. Das Vorwort schrieb Daniel Goleman, Autor der Bestseller "Emotionale Intelligenz" und "Die heilende Kraft der Gefühle".

Tsum Eine Himalaya Expedition In Das Tal Des Gl Cks

Autore: Titus Arnu
Editore: Rowohlt Verlag GmbH
ISBN: 3644100128
Grandezza: 46,16 MB
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Wohnt das Glück im zentralen Himalaya? Titus Arnus aufregender Expeditionsbericht Titus Arnu begibt sich auf die Reise zu einem wahrhaft unbekannten und weltfernen Ziel: Tsum, das Tal des Glücks, versteckt im zentralen Himalaya und ziemlich schwer und mit modernen Transportmitteln überhaupt nicht zu erreichen. Erst seit wenigen Jahren ist die Region für Fremde zugänglich. Die Bewohner des Hochtals, das zwischen Sieben- und Achttausendern liegt, blieben unberührt von jeder modernen Entwicklung, ob aus Nepal, Indien oder dem benachbarten China. Sie leben in kompletter Abgeschiedenheit nach ihren eigenen Traditionen und in vielerlei Weise anders: Sie haben sich verpflichtet, komplett auf Gewalt zu verzichten – und zwar gegen Menschen und Tiere (wer ein Tier tötet, hat ein großes moralisches Problem) –, und leben in Polyandrie, also eine Frau mit mehreren Männern. Der renommierte Reiseautor Arnu will herausfinden, wie es dort tatsächlich aussieht, wie man dort lebt und was das über unsere durchorganisierte Welt im Westen aussagt. «Wie glücklich sind die Menschen wirklich im Tal des Glücks? Und verändert man sich selbst, wenn man eine Weile dort ist? Ist es für verwöhnte Westler eher eine Qual, sich dort aufzuhalten – oder eine Befreiung?» Ein mitreißendes Reiseabenteuer, geleitet von einer der ganz großen Fragen: Was ist Glück?

The Wheels Of Samsara

Autore: Tim Pyke
Editore: epubli
ISBN: 3737547114
Grandezza: 77,90 MB
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The Golden Age of Man is returning. John is stuck in a rut. With no direction and plodding his way through a seemingly mundane life he is resigned to his boring existence. After being involved in a bombing on the London underground he has a near death experience in which he meets Leela, a divine being. She reveals to him that he has an important role to play in the coming shift of Ages, but he has become lost and must find the right path. Taking up yoga gives him a renewed energy and focus in life. This new path takes him to India where he discovers an ancient temple dedicated to Leela. What he learns there overturns everything he thought he knew. Travelling deep into the south Indian jungle he meets a powerful yogi. With him he learns the secrets of yoga, how to access latent powers through the awakening of his third eye and what his role is in the coming earth changes. Travelling north into the Himalaya John's life will never be the same. Will he complete the quest given to him by the Yogi and help usher in the dawning of the coming golden age?