Anxiety, Stress & Mindfulness: A Do-It-Yourself Guide to Wellness

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“Anxiety, Stress & Mindfulness”: a video conferencing-based 6-, 8-, 10-, or 12-week workshop series based on this book, beginning January 23. For more information. 

Additional Resources

Mindfulness-Awareness Meditation Instructions (Audio)

Chapter 1: You Can’t Do It Wrong


“Five Things People Get Wrong About Mindfulness”

“Mindfulness and Simplicity”

Chapter 2: Anxiety: Frozen or Moving Forward?

“Soren Kierkegaard and the Psychology of Anxiety”

“What Is Experiential Avoidance?” (video)

“Befriending Fear: Working with Worry and Anxiety”

Chapter 3: Getting Down to Business

“Pema Chodron: Guided Meditation – Cultivating Unconditional Friendliness through Meditation” (video)

“Michael Carroll: The Mindful Leader – Talks at Google” (video)

Chapter 4: Getting to Know the Mind

“Jon Kabat-Zinn: Coming to Our Senses” (video)

“True Meditation Has No Goal—Jeff Foster” (video)

“Mindfulness and Self-Care”—Excerpt from the DVD: Gentle Heart Fearless Mind by Alan Sloan (video)

Chapter 5: 30,000-Foot View

“Standing By the Tracks: Looking Between the Boxcars”

“The Physician’s Oath: World Medical Association (Geneva, Switz.)”

Chapter 6: Uncovering Basic Goodness and Sanity

“The Ground of Basic Goodness”

“Pema Chodron: “Seeing Your Basic Goodness” (video)

Chapter 7: Into the World

“Mindfulness”—CBS News (text & videos)

“Take a Walk Down the Meditation Hallway”

Thich Nhat Hanh – “Simple Mindfulness – Eating” (video)

Janice Marturano — “Purposeful Pauses” (video)

Chapter 8: Emancipate Yourselves from Mental Slavery

“Existential Anxiety and Existential Joy”

“Gratitude and Mindfulness at Times of Uncertainty”

Chapter 9: Stress: Waking Up in the Midst of Habitual Patterns

“The STOP Practice: Stop, Take a Breath, Observe, Proceed” (video)

“How to Act When You’re Stuck”

“Mindfulness Meditation May Ease Anxiety, Mental Stress”

Chapter 10: Fear and Fearlessness: Living in this World

“Mindfully Befriending Fear”

“Pema Chodron — “Fear and Fearlessness”

“Smiling at Fear: Pema Chodron”

“Judy Lief and Making Friends with Death”

Chapter 11: Well of Kindness

“Why Loving-Kindness Takes Time: Sharon Salzberg”

“Kristin Neff: Mindfulness and Self-Compassion”

“Tara Brach Leads a Guided Meditation: The RAIN of Self-Compassion”

Chapter 12: Attention in the Age of Digital Distraction

“Is Google Making Us Stupid?”

“The Truth About Multitasking: How Your Brain Processes Information”

“Social Media, Loneliness, and Anxiety in Young People”

“How Screen Addiction Is Damaging Kids’ Brains”

“A User’s Guide to Living Well in Screenworld”

“Conquering Digital Distraction”

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