Mindfulness expert Thomas Bien invites us to view happiness as a state that is always available to us, provided we know how to move past the barriers that keep us feeling stressed and unhappy. Bien identifies the six most common obstacles that keep us from joyful living and shows how to change our perception of everyday experiences to allow for greater fulfillment.
A clinical psychologist and a senior neurologist explain how the brain benefits from contemplative practice and show readers how to develop greater happiness, love, and wisdom by drawing from breakthroughs in modern neuroscience. Foreword by Daniel Siegel.
An important addition to any ACT professionals library, The ACT Practitioners Guide to the Science of Compassion explores the emotionally healing benefits of compassion-based practices when applied to traditional acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT).
The authors combine an integrative mind-body approach to help chronically traumatized clients find resolution and meaning in their lives and develop a new, somatically integrated sense of self. This book offers a detailed review of research in neuroscience, trauma, dissociation, and attachment theory.