Preface. Part I: Why Mindfulness Matters. Life is Difficult, for Everyone. Mindfulness: A Solution. Learning to Practice Mindfulness. Building a Mindful Life. Part II: Everyday Practices for Unruly Minds, Bodies, and Relationships. Befriending Fear: Working with Worry and Anxiety. Entering the Dark Places: Seeing Sadness and Depression in a New Light. Beyond Managing Symptoms: Transforming Pain and Stress-related Medical Problems. Living the Full Catastrophe: Mindfulness for Romance, Parenting, and Other Intimate Relationships. Breaking Bad Habits: Learning to Make Good Choices. Growing Up isn’t Easy: Changing Your Relationship with Aging, Illness, and Death. What’s Next? The Promise of Mindfulness. When You Need More Help: How to Find a Therapist. Resources.