Introduction: Tired of Feeling So Bad for So Long. Part I: Mind, Body, and Emotion. "Oh, No, Here I Go Again": Why Unhappiness Won't Let Go. The Healing Power of Awareness: Making a Shift to Freedom. Part II: Moment by Moment. Cultivating Mindfulness: A First Taste. The Breath: Gateway to Awareness. A Different Kind of Knowing: Sidestepping the Ruminative Mind. Part III: Transforming Unhappiness. Reconnecting with Our Feelings – Those We Like, Those We Don’t Like, and Those We Don’t Know We Have. Befriending Our Feelings. Seeing Thoughts as Creations of the Mind. Mindfulness in Everyday Life: Taking a Breathing Space. Part IV: Reclaiming Your Life. From Being Unhappy to Being Fully Alive. The Mindfulness Program and Your Life: Bringing it all Together. Resources and Further Reading. Audio CD: Kabat-Zin: Guided Meditation Practices for The Mindful Way through Depression.