Buddhist Meditation in Stress Management by Frits KosterBuddhist Meditation in Stress Management by Frits Koster

Buddhist Meditation in Stress Management

byFrits Koster

Paperback | March 12, 2008

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This book gives insight into the many aspects of stress, and shows how we can develop skillful ways to deal with stress and prevent burnout and other stress-related complaints. The author examines the various forms of stress we experience at work and in our private lives, giving particular attention to the causes of stress. He also explains the important role that awareness plays in managing and preventing stress, then looks at insight meditation as a practical method of mindfulness training and as a path to inner freedom. After describing the benefits of insight meditation, he reveals how it can improve our energy management and help us recover from or prevent burnout.

Frits Koster has been practicing Vipassana meditation for twenty-eight years, and has lived and practiced as a monk in Buddhist monasteries in Southeast Asia for five years. In 1988 he returned to the Netherlands, and he has been facilitating meditation retreats in the Netherlands, Belgium, and Ireland ever since. He disrobed in 1994 a...
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Title:Buddhist Meditation in Stress ManagementFormat:PaperbackDimensions:199 pages, 8.2 × 5.55 × 0.5 inPublished:March 12, 2008Publisher:University of Washington PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:9749511298

ISBN - 13:9789749511299

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Table of Contents

PrefaceIntroduction

Part I. The Phenomenon of StressA Definition of StressStress as Human StrategyForms of Stress

Part II. Sources of StressSources of StressStress at Work and in SocietyInner Sources of Stress

Part III. Stress ManagementCopingInadequate Coping with StressStress as a Cause of IllnessDealing Skillfully with StressStress: How You Can Help Yourself

Part IV: Formes of Individual Stress ManagementTai Chi ChuanNeuro-Linguistic ProgrammingTransactional AnalysisTime Management

Part V: AwarenessAwareness as the Foundation for Good Stress ManagementThe Buddhist Perspective on the Unconsious: The Four Nobel TruthsThe Chain of Conditioned OriginationWays Leading to Wisdom

Part VI: Meditation in Stress Management and Burnout PreventionMeditationThe Fruits of AwarenessAwareness and Stress ManagementInsight Meditation as a Remedy for Burnout SymptomsThe Art of BeingAppendix: Symptoms of BurnoutRecommended Reading