Lovingkindness

The Revolutionary Art of Happiness

Author: Sharon Salzberg

Publisher: Shambhala Publications

ISBN: 9781570621765

Category: Compassion

Page: 193

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Sharon Salzberg shows readers how the Buddhist path of lovingkindness can help them discover the radiant, joyful heart within each of us. She draws on simple Buddhist teachings, wisdom stories from various traditions, guided meditation practices, and her own experience from 25 years of practice and teaching to illustrate how each one of us can cultivate love, compassion joy and equanimity.
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Working with Mindfulness

Keeping calm and focused to get the job done

Author: Michael Sinclair,Josie Seydel

Publisher: Pearson UK

ISBN: 129209835X

Category: Self-Help

Page: 360

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'Working with Mindfulness is an engaging and practical guide to reducing stress, transcending setbacks and enhancing performance at work. With more than 50 mindfulness exercises, it’s a perfect introduction to a more fulfilling way of working.’ Arianna Huffington, Editor-in-Chief of The Huffington Post and author of The Sleep Revolution ‘Full of easy-to-use ways to bring the power of mindfulness into the workplace. If every business used this book, the world would be a much better place.' Kevin L. Polk, Ph.D., Clinical Psychologist and ACT Matrix Trainer, The Psychological Flexibility Group Stay calm, feel focused, and get more done – harness the power of mindfulness to change the way you work forever. Working with Mindfulness will show you how to apply the transformative power of mindfulness to your busy working life. With simple, time effective tools and practices, you'll discover how to: • Improve your resilience whilst reducing stress • Increase your productivity, performance and efficiency • Enhance your decision making, problem solving, delegating and prioritising skills • Develop healthy working relationships with colleagues and clients Based on the groundbreaking science of mindfulness, and explained by two eminent Psychologists, you'll discover how mindfulness can help you create a healthy working life and boost your confidence to excel in business. Be calm, be focused, be mindful.
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A Kinder Voice

Releasing Your Inner Critics with Mindfulness Slogans

Author: Thérèse Jacobs-Stewart

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1616496428

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 120

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Combining thought-awareness, loving-kindness practice and mindfulness meditation, this simple, time-tested method can be used throughout the day to quiet your critical voices and ease the mind. Through short, accessible phrases, readers will learn to reorient thinking when their inner critic shows up. You’ve probably heard it said, and have maybe spoken the words yourself, “I am my own worst critic.” A negative internal running commentary contributes to a lack of confidence and low self-worth in many people.Well-known mindfulness meditation teacher and author, Th鲨se Jacobs-Stewart, offers one of the most effective approaches to calming a self-critical mind: the ancient Buddhist practice of using “Compassion Slogans.” Combining thought-awareness, loving-kindness practice and mindfulness meditation, this simple, time-tested method can be used throughout the day to quiet your critical voices and ease the mind. Through short, accessible phrases, you will learn to reorient your thinking when your inner critic shows up. Instead of making a negative thought stronger by fighting it, you will learn to let thoughts dissipate through lack of attention. When you remember to “begin kindness with yourself,” you will find that keeping a compassionate perspective on all that you do and say will allow you to transform your inner critic with a kinder voice.Some examples of mindfulness slogans:Everything is of the nature to change (even me)Abandon poisonous food (thoughts)Rest in the openness of mindBegin kindness with ourselves
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Lovingkindness

The Revolutionary Art of Happiness

Author: Sharon Salzberg,Jon Kabat-Zinn

Publisher: Shambhala Publications

ISBN: 1590301870

Category: Self-Help

Page: 256

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In this inspiring book, Sharon Salzberg, one of America's leading spiritual teachers, shows us how the Buddhist path of metta, or lovingkindness, can help us discover the radiant, joyful heart within each of us. The author draws on simple Buddhist teachings, wisdom stories from various traditions, guided meditation practices, and her own experience of practice and teaching to illustrate how each one of us can cultivate love, compassion, joy, and equanimity'the four "heavenly abodes" of traditional Buddhism.
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The Oxford Handbook of Positive Psychology

Author: Shane J. Lopez,C. R. Snyder

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199862168

Category: Medical

Page: 709

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This book is the definitive text in the field of positive psychology, the scientific study of what makes people happy. The handbook's international slate of renowned authors summarizes and synthesizes lifetimes of research, together illustrating what has worked for people across time and cultures. Now in paperback, this second edition provides both the current literature in the field and an outlook on its future.
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The Japanese art of war

understanding the culture of strategy

Author: Thomas F. Cleary

Publisher: Shambhala

ISBN: 9781590302453

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 131

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Discusses the impact of ancient Japanese philosophy and the ancient strategies of the art of war on Japanese attitudes and behavior in social, business, political, and personal life
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Siddhartha

Author: Hermann Hesse,Sherab Chödzin

Publisher: Shambhala Publications

ISBN: N.A

Category: Religion

Page: 119

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In the novel, Siddhartha, a young man, leaves his family for a contemplative life, then, restless, discards it for one of the flesh. He conceives a son, but bored and sickened by lust and greed, moves on again. Near despair, Siddhartha comes to a river where he hears a unique sound. This sound signals the true beginning of his life-- the beginning of suffering, rejection, peace, and, finally, wisdom.
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Turning Wheel

Journal of the Buddhist Peace Fellowship

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Buddhism

Page: N.A

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