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Mindfulness in Eight Weeks Audiobook

Mindfulness in Eight Weeks: The Revolutionary 8 Week Plan to Clear Your Mind and Calm Your Life

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Publisher's Summary

Expert instructor, Michael Chaskalson, who teaches on an acclaimed university-based mindfulness programme, brings new ease to practising the art of Mindfulness in his do-it-yourself, step-by-step guide Mindfulness in Eight Weeks.

Praised by the UK's National Institute for Health and Excellence and prescribed by the NHS, Mindfulness is fast becoming a revered and popular method used by healthcare professionals and lay people alike to help alleviate anxiety, depression, and stress.

In his new book, Chaskalson - well qualified with over three decades of practical experience - guides the listener in an eight-week course that is a hybrid of the two most popular approaches: Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) and Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT), offering an easy-to-follow course that you can practise in your own time and within the comfort of your own home.

Broken down into eight weeks with chapters such as "Mindfulness for the Breath", "Staying Present", and "How Can I Best Take Care of Myself", this is a highly practical and immediate approach to Mindfulness. With step-by-step instructions carefully coordinated for each week, Mindfulness in Eight Weeks promises to have you up to speed in under two months.

©2014 Michael Chaskalson (P)2014 HarperCollins Publishers Limited

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    "Not easy to navigate in audio format"

    This for me just didn't work well in audio format. You have to switch to different chapters for exercises and then switch back to continue the book. Different in a tangible book where you can flick through or use a book mark but its not ideal if like me you like to listen in bed, contact lenses and lights out.

    13 of 15 people found this review helpful
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    Amazon Customer 14/12/2015
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    "Great improvement in sleep"

    Since starting to practice mindfulness my overall ability to relax has improved.
    I would recommend this book for its calm approach.

    131 of 166 people found this review helpful
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    Zishan Jiwa 08/03/2017
    Zishan Jiwa 08/03/2017 Member Since 2016
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    "A bit too simple and repetitive"
    Was Mindfulness in Eight Weeks worth the listening time?

    not really. minimal content and often repeated then various meditations which you just have to sit through. not quite a cd of meditations or a lecture series so I don't think i could focus on the meditation or learn anything new.


    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    davina 04/02/2017
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    The narrator was excellent X calming and educational X and very soothing X thank you

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    M. B. Ellison 19/02/2017
    M. B. Ellison 19/02/2017
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    "This book is too long"

    Not easy to follow and therefore personally would not recommend. Overall length over 10 hours which needs to be condensed.

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    Marc 15/01/2017
    Marc 15/01/2017
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    "Audible is crap for Android"
    What disappointed you about Mindfulness in Eight Weeks?

    Unable to download and play on android phone


    What could Michael Chaskalson have done to make this a more enjoyable book for you?

    Make it accessible


    What reaction did this book spark in you? Anger, sadness, disappointment?

    Anger and disapointment


    Any additional comments?

    Audible should not hack into my Amazon account and should be kept separate

    4 of 35 people found this review helpful

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