The science of mindfulness a research-based path to well-being

by Siegel, Ronald D.

Format: DVD 2014
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In this astonishing look at the wide-scale adoption of mindfulness techniques into mainstream psychology and healthcare, study the brain science underlying these traditional wisdom practices and experience their extraordinary effects in life.
Disc 1: Why mindfulness matters
Our troublesome brains
Informal, formal, and intensive practices
Who am I? The perils of self
Mindfulness or psychotherapy?
Attention and empathy in relationships
Disc 2: The science of compassion and self-compassion
Tailoring practices to fit changing needs
Modifying our brain function and structure
An antidote to loneliness
Connecting with children and adolescents
Seeing sadness and depression in a new light
Disc 3: Befriending fear, worry, and anxiety
Transforming chronic pain
Placebos, illness, and the power of belief
Interrupting addiction and troublesome habits
Overcoming traumas large and small
Groundbreaking mindfulness programs
Disc 4: The neurobiology of self-preoccupation
Growing up isn't easy
facing impermanence
Toward a science of wisdom
The promise of enlightenment
Mindful ethics as a path to freedom
The new science of happiness
Disc 5 (Bonus disc): Breath awareness practice
Loving-kindness practice
Mountain meditation
Breathing together
Stepping into fear.

Additional Information
Series Great courses (DVD). Better living.
Subjects Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy.
Mind and body therapies.
Meditation -- Therapeutic use.
Mental healing.
Self-help techniques.
Instructional films.
Nonfiction films.
Publisher Chantilly, VA :The Great Courses :2014
The Teaching Company,
Contributors Teaching Company.
Participants/Performers Lecturer, Ronald D. Siegel.
Language English
System Details DVD.
Description 5 videodiscs (720 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 course guidebook (vi, 193 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm) + 1 transcript book (vi, 537 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm)
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 177-187) in course guidebook.
ISBN 1629970905
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