The Mindful Way Workbook: An 8-week Program To Free Yourself From Depression And Emotional Distress by John TeasdaleThe Mindful Way Workbook: An 8-week Program To Free Yourself From Depression And Emotional Distress by John Teasdale

The Mindful Way Workbook: An 8-week Program To Free Yourself From Depression And Emotional Distress

byJohn Teasdale, Mark Williams, Zindel V. Segal

Paperback | January 2, 2014

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Imagine an 8-week program that can help you overcome depression, anxiety, and stress--by simply learning new ways to respond to your own thoughts and feelings. That program is mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT), and it has been tested and proven effective in clinical trials throughout the world. Now you can get the benefits of MBCT any time, any place, by working through this carefully constructed book. The expert authors introduce specific mindfulness practices to try each week, plus reflection questions, tools for keeping track of progress, and helpful comments from others going through the program. Like a trusted map, this book guides you step by step along the path of change.

Guided meditations are provided on the accompanying MP3 CD and are also available as audio downloads. Note: The MP3 CD can be played on CD players (only those marked "MP3-enabled") as well as on most computers.

See also the authors'The Mindful Way through Depression,which demonstrates these proven strategies with in-depth stories and examples. Plus, mental health professionals, see also the authors' bestselling therapy guide:Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy for Depression, Second Edition.

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John Teasdale, PhD, held a Special Scientific Appointment with the United Kingdom Medical Research Council's Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit in Cambridge. He is a Fellow of the British Academy and the Academy of Medical Sciences. He collaborated with Mark Williams and Zindel Segal in developing mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MB...
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Title:The Mindful Way Workbook: An 8-week Program To Free Yourself From Depression And Emotional DistressFormat:PaperbackDimensions:228 pages, 10.5 × 8 × 0.68 inPublished:January 2, 2014Publisher:Guilford PublicationsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1462508146

ISBN - 13:9781462508143

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from You don't have to be depressed... I use this workbook as an accompaniment to Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy groups that I facilitate. But you *don't* need to be depressed or anxious to benefit from working though these pages. Anyone who's ever experienced low moods can benefit.
Date published: 2018-07-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A great self help resource Easy to read, explains depressive thinking clearly and a great resource to begin helping yourself
Date published: 2018-01-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Mindfulness 8 Week Program This is a really great program for anybody to implement for self or a self-directed group. Easy to follow, concepts clear and well explained. Highly recommend it!!
Date published: 2014-11-17

Table of Contents

Foreword,Jon Kabat-Zinn
I. Foundations
1. Welcome
2. Depression, Unhappiness, and Emotional Distress: Why Do We Get Stuck?
3. Doing, Being, and Mindfulness
4. Getting Ready
II. The Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) Program
5. Week 1: Beyond Automatic Pilot
6. Week 2: Another Way of Knowing
7. Week 3: Coming Home to the Present--Gathering the Scattered Mind
8. Week 4: Recognizing Aversion
9. Week 5: Allowing Things to Be as They Already Are
10. Week 6: Seeing Thoughts as Thoughts
11. Week 7: Kindness in Action
12. Week 8: What Now?
Resources
List of Audio Files

MP3 CD tracks (including running time and narrator):
1. Welcome (00:31; John Teasdale)
2. Raisin Exercise (09:53; Zindel Segal)
3. Body Scan (39:08; John Teasdale)
4. 10-Minute Sitting Meditation--Mindfulness of the Breath (09:54; Mark Williams)
5. Mindful Movement--Formal Practice (38:30; Zindel Segal)
6. Stretch and Breath Meditation (33:39; Mark Williams)
7. Mindful Walking (13:42; Mark Williams)
8. 3-Minute Breathing Space (05:02; John Teasdale)
9. 3-Minute Breathing Space--Extended Version (05:19; Zindel Segal)
10. 20-Minute Sitting Meditation (20:38; Zindel Segal)
11. Sitting Meditation (37:47; John Teasdale)
12. Working with Difficulty Meditation (25:47; Mark Williams)
13. Bells at 5 Minutes, 10 Minutes, 15 Minutes, 20 Minutes, and 30 Minutes (30:10)
14. Two Ways of Knowing (07:06; John Teasdale)