A Mindfulness Guide for the Frazzled

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A Mindfulness Guide for the Frazzled

A Mindfulness Guide for the Frazzled

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Our Adult Fiction Books, Range includes Classics Novels, Comic Books, Crime, Thriller, Mystery Novels, General Fiction, Horror, Romance, Science Fiction and War. She is Visiting Professor in Mental Health Nursing at the University of Surrey, an Ambassador for the charities Mind, Time to Change and Sane and sits on the board of the Anna Freud Centre.

It’s an easy-to-understand introduction to mindfulness, weaved together with Ruby’s trademark wit and humour. for anyone new to Mindfulness this book is a good introduction and a great read that can be dipped in and out of as and when needed. Ruby additionally holds a Master's degree in Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy from Oxford University, and was awarded an OBE in 2015 for her services to mental health. A super chapter for parents on introducing concepts of being mindful for children was particularly engaging and made a lot of sense, although not having children I am guessing my judgemental head sees the impractical as practical.It's extremely readable, and Wax includes plenty of easily-digestible but apparently thorough information about how the brain works and what mindfulness can do about it. in parts of it, which is actually a pretty cathartic affirmation that it's not just me that loses my absolute shit about things. I know I would have been practicing mindfulness for many years now had I laid my hands on this book earlier. That said, the nature of mindfulness does require commitment, so you still need to do the practice to get the results!

It's probably also a good choice if you want to understand something of what it's like to experience depression or if you're struggling to deal with a child or teenager's difficult behaviour.There's a World of books to choose from such as: Children's Books, Range includes Baby Books (0-3), Books for Toddlers (3-5), Early Readers (5-7), Childrens Story books (7-11), Young Teens (11-14), Young Adults (14-16) and Childrens Educational Books. I very much liked Ruby Wax's first book "Sane New World: Taming The Mind" which was a very interesting read insightful and funny but this tried to be all things to all women/men as a guide to mindfulness and so included chapters for teenagers and children etc, but for me it felt very much like a retread of her first book with some additional information specific to mindfulness and specific about her own experiences with mental illness which although interesting was not why I bought the book. I admit that at this time I haven't gone through the mindfulness excersises in the book, or the section on parenting and teenagers, but I may go back and update the review when I do. This could be 5 minutes of mindfulness while combing my hair, or during a face massage when I get a sinus headache.

Wax has developed her own 6-week mindfulness course, which is shorter than most approaches (8 weeks seems to be the standard). There is a guided section for parents, children, teenagers etc which I didn’t read but I imagine would be helpful if you were new to meditation. Many sexual assault victims freeze, and really mentally struggle afterwards with how they responded. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average.There is also a realisic guide for parents (and how to snatch those moments of mindfulness wihin the self chaotic family life). I enjoyed Ruby Wax's writing style, although I take issue with the Arianna Huffington quote on the back cover describing it as 'hilarious' because it isn't. Also that a good 25% of the book deals with the use of mindfulness in raising children which is more than a little outside my area of interest, unfortunately. I am now a big Ruby Wax fan and I can recommend this book and have given it a well deserved five stars. I thought mindfulness was for people who drink their own urine and share Facebook quotes about dancing in the rain.

I was introduced to mindfulness a decade back, but, (I am ashamed to admit) I did not start practicing till about a year back.Wax provides step-by-step guides to mindfulness practise that you can do daily - including practise for those if us with busy and active lives (or those who are not 100% taken by the idea of mindfulness). I’ve never been a massive fan of Ruby Wax but decided to give this book a go after seeing it recommended somewhere. Applicability of cancellation rights: Legal rights of cancellation under the Distance Selling Regulations available for UK or EU consumers do not apply to certain products and services. So they're interesting, and I suspect relevant to anyone who has any sort of contact with babies, children or teenagers, even if they're not your own.

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