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The Compassionate Mind by
Call Number: Merchiston Main stock 152.4 GIL
Here, Professor Gilbert outlines the latest findings about the value of compassion and how it works, and takes readers through basic mind training exercises to enhance the capacity for, and use of, compassion. Not only does compassion help to soothe distressing emotions, it actually increases feelings of contentment and well-being.
Mindfulness-Integrated CBT for Well-being and Personal Growth by
Call Number: ebook
This is a clear, streamlined guide to using Mindfulness-integrated Cognitive Behavior Therapy (MiCBT) to improve well-being and manage a range of personal and interpersonal difficulties. This book provides simple and practical, step-by-step guidance to understanding and implementing the four stages of MiCBT with helpful FAQ sections, success stories from patients. Perfect for helping you to work toward self-improvement at your own pace.
Mindfulness for Students by
Call Number: Merchiston Main stock 158.1
This book shows you how to apply mindfulness to your studies and everyday life in simple, practical steps. You will be introduced to a wealth of tools and techniques that can be applied to specific study contexts, such as listening in lectures, completing assignments and preparing for exams. A must-read for students of all disciplines and backgrounds who are looking to bring a sense of calm to their lives and give their studying technique a boost.
The Mindful Way Through Depression by
Call Number: Sighthill Main stock 362.25 WIL
If you've ever struggled with depression, take heart. Mindfulness, a simple yet powerful way of paying attention to your most difficult emotions and life experiences, can help you break the cycle of chronic unhappiness once and for all. In The Mindful Way through Depression, four uniquely qualified experts explain why our usual attempts to "think" our way out of a bad mood or just "snap out of it" lead us deeper into the downward spiral.
Search Inside Yourself by
Call Number: Craiglockhart Main stock 158.7 TAN
Chade-Meng Tan, one of Google's earliest engineers and personal growth pioneer, presents a proven method for enhancing mindfulness and emotional intelligence in life and work. Meng's job is to teach Google's best and brightest how to apply mindfulness techniques in the office and beyond; now, you can get insider access to one of the most sought after classes in the country, a course in health, happiness and creativity that is improving the livelihood and productivity of those responsible for one of the most successful businesses in the world.
Wherever You Go, There You Are by
Call Number: Sighthill Main stock 158.12 KAB
In this classic text on Mindfulness, Jon Kabat-Zinn maps out a simple path for cultivating mindfulness in our lives, and awakening us to the unique beauty and possibilities of each present moment.
Audiobook: The Majesty of Calmness
Unhappiness is the hunger to get; Happiness is the hunger to give. True happiness must ever have the tinge of sorrow outlived, the sense of pain softened by the mellowing years, the chastening of loss that in the wondrous mystery of time transmutes our suffering into love and sympathy with others.
Audiobook: A Mindfulness Guide for the Frazzled
This title is availabel as an audiobook from Overdrive. An existing Edinburgh City Council Library account will be needed to download and listen.