The Mindful Path to Self-compassion

The Mindful Path to Self-compassion

Freeing Yourself From Destructive Thoughts and Emotions

Book - 2009
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Publisher's description -- The psychological benefits of mindfulness are well established. Yet for people who struggle with difficult emotions like anxiety, guilt, anger, loneliness, sadness, or low self-esteem, mindfulness practices can be enhanced by adding a simple yet powerful ingredient: self-compassion. Without it, we all too often respond to emotional suffering with self-criticism, shame, or defensiveness-tough-to-break habits that only make suffering worse. This wise, eloquent, and practical book illuminates the nature of self-compassion and offers easy-to-follow, scientifically grounded steps for incorporating it into daily life. Vivid examples and innovative exercises and techniques make this an ideal resource for readers who arenew to mindfulness or want to bring an important new dimension to their meditation practice
Publisher: New York : Guilford Press, c2009
ISBN: 9781593859756
Characteristics: xiv, 306 p. : ill. ; 23 cm


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VirginiaRego Dec 14, 2012

I recommend buying this book, and slowly reading it, over several months at minimum, and take time to do the activities that centre around meditation.

Mar 08, 2011

Awesome introduction to mindfulness meditation. Easy exercises, very well written. Absolutely recommended.


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