Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy for Cancer – 2012 Edition Includes New Short Practices and Group Processes Developed By the Author

Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy for Cancer presents an eight-week course for MBCT which has been tried and tested over ten years of clinical use, and is targeted specifically for people with cancer.

 

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Calmly facing the storm by Shelagh McLoughlin

NO one knows better than Trish Bartley how hard it is to cope with a life-threatening disease. She’s faced cancer — twice.

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thought on a thread :a mindfulness project offering support to communities in South Africa affected by HIV/Aids

 

Once dismissed as pretentious but now brain scans prove Eastern philosophies can be effective in treating mental illness

Meditation is sitting around trying to think about nothing and letting out the occasional ‘ommmm’.

 

 

Mindfulness Therapy Improves Bipolar Disorder Symptoms

Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy may improve mood, emotional regulation, well-being, and functioning in individuals with bipolar disorder, according to a study published in the February issue of CNS Neuroscience & Therapeutics.

 

Borrowing From The Basics Of Buddhism To Chase Away The Blues by Daniela Kuhn

A growing number of mental health professionals are employing the Buddhist concept of “mindfulness” to treat depression. 

 

Using Mindfulness to Alter Your Mood by Dr. Vickie Change

http://psychcentral.com/blog/archives/2011/10/27/using-mindfulness-to-alter-your-mood/

“Between stimulus and response, there is a space. In that space lies our freedom and power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and freedom.” — Victor Frankl

Embracing pain, difficulty can be freeing by Professor Mark Williams

http://thechart.blogs.cnn.com/2011/10/26/embracing-pain-difficulty-can-be-freeing/

 

Steve Jobs ‘Remembering that I’ll be dead soon is the most important tool I’ve ever encountered to help me make the big choices in life because almost everything – all external expectations, all pride, all fear of embarrassment or failure – all these things just fall away in the face of death, leaving only what is truly important.”