Full Catastrophe Living by Jon Kabat-Zinn
This practical, step-by-step guide is based on an eight-week programme called Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction which Jon Kabat-Zinn created at the Stress Reduction Clinic at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center, Boston. This fifteenth anniversary edition includes an expanded bibliography and resources section plus a new introduction.
The book aims to enable you to develop your own stress management programme and provides easy-to-follow meditation techniques, an eight-week practice schedule, dozens of success stories and the latest research findings. It will assist you in discovering how mindfulness will help you cope with a wide range of problems, physical and emotional pain; medical symptoms, anxiety and panic; time pressures, relationships and work in the outside world.
Jon Kabat-Zinn, Ph.D. is a writer, scientist and meditation teacher. His work has won numerous awards and has contributed to a growing movement of mindfulness into many mainstream institutions, in particular, the clinical applications of mindfulness and meditation for people managing chronic pain and stress-related disorders.