The book includes sessions on: managing worries . looking after your mental health . coping with depression . dealing with a crisis . healthy living . bereavement and loss . staying positive . changing your habits . taking risks . learning to relax.
Why do we like junk food more than fruit? Why is the road to romance so rocky? Why is happiness so elusive? What drives us into debt? An investigation into the biological nature of temptation and the struggle for control, Mean Genes answers these and other fundamental questions about human nature while giving us an edge to lead more satisfying lives.
This text invites us to improve our brain-body connections in approach to healthy living based on science. It aims to encourage to use our natural abilities to cope with stress, rather than falling victim to it.
Stress management has become a popular phrase and methodology. Often courses and self-help books focus on one or two approaches to deal with stress: meditation or relaxation. Although these methods can be very beneficial, people are not always dealing with their stress levels in the most appropriate or effective way.
In this Very Short Introduction, Dan Haybron considers the true nature of happiness. By examining what it is, assessing its subjective values, its importance in our lives, and how we can (and should) pursue it, he considers the current thinking on happiness, from psychology to philosophy.
A practical guide to finding happiness through meditation Drawing on his years of study with H.H. the Dalai Lama and other teachers, Alan Wallace presents five essential Buddhist meditations that can help people attain a genuine, spiritual happiness-a concept that's at the core of Tibetan Buddhist philosophy.
Top institutions tell you what you need to know to have a rich and rewarding college experience. Armed with an insiders perspective, you will develop habits critical for college success, including:; Focusing on learning, not on grades; Building an adult relationship with your parents; Working the system by understanding the system Learning from diversity at home and abroad; Coping with failure ; Planning boldly for life after college
You will learn to: * Practice meditation approaches, breathing techniques, and yoga postures that will help improve musicianship * Play using healthy posture and technique * Get more out of your practice through improved focus * Use your breath to improve your phrasing and also to ease performance anxiety * Play with deeper expression through inspiration.
Breath in Action looks at the significance of breath to human life - not just the simple fact that if we stop breathing, we die, but also the more subtle ways in which our breath interacts with our voice and our being.
"Seven Steps to Inner Power" is the first book in a series to introduce you to inner power. This book provides an accelerated sampling of Dr. Tae Yun Kim's philosophy and teachings on how to succeed in the modern day world. Her motto, "He can do, She can do, Why not me!" embodies her belief that every person has incredible inner power!
Concise yet comprehensive, it provides a critical but balanced account of this new research area, emphasizing what psychologists can learn from the emerging science of EI and how it may help treat mental illness and delinquency, among other issues.
In Comfort: An Atlas for the Body and Soul, Brett C. Hoover, a scholar and Catholic priest, explores what comfort means-and it means different things to different people. He delves into the psychological, emotional, and spiritual facets of comfort and offers ways to rediscover it. With insight and humor, Hoover writes about the advantages and the pitfalls of seeking-and finding-comfort as he guides us towards the goal we should strive for: to find comfort in our own lives as we offer comfort to others.
One of the most delightful and accessible of the dynamic qigongs has to be the Five Animal Frolics. The exercises combine the internal with the external, invigorating the organs and soothing the nervous system, while strengthening and toning the external musculature.