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The Tibetan Art of Serenity: How to heal fear and gain contentment Paperback – 27 Feb 2006

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  • Paperback: 240 pages
  • Publisher: Hodder Paperbacks (27 Feb. 2006)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0340835109
  • ISBN-13: 978-0340835104
  • Product Dimensions: 13.3 x 1.7 x 21.5 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 1,327,024 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Christopher Hansard practises as a Psychological Trauma Therapist and Therapeutic Facilitator. He uses Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy(ACT) and is a CCC registered Counsellor and Schema Coach. He is also a practitioner of Tibetan Dur Bon Medicine and an international workshop and seminar leader in the areas of health, mindfulness, well-being, humanity and spirituality. He is the author of three best selling books on pre-Buddhist Tibetan medicine, health, lifestyle and spirituality. He was first published in the United Kingdom by Hodder & Stoughton and in the U. S. A by Simon & Schuster. Each of the books took traditional Tibetan medical, psychological and healing wisdom and showed the readers how to apply these principles to improve the quality of their lives without any prior or specialist knowledge of Tibetan culture or beliefs. The books are:

The Tibetan Art of Living: Wise Body, Wise Mind, Wise Life;
The Tibetan Art of Positive Thinking: Successful Thoughts for Successful Living,
The Tibetan Art of Serenity: How to Heal Fear and Gain Contentment

His books are published in over fourteen languages and various English language editions including e-books. He has been a keynote speaker worldwide on health, society and well-being and has twice spoken at the Oxford Union. Christopher has written regular columns on health and well-being for British national newspapers and magazines. He has had a radio show with the Australian Broadcasting Corporation and has written regular columns in the British National Press. Christopher has also been featured in The Sunday Times, The Times, The Financial Times, The Independent, The Scotsman, Scotsman on Sunday, The Daily Telegraph, Vogue, The London Evening Standard, The Daily Express, Mail on Sunday and many other publications and general interest magazines. He has appeared on both radio and television in the United Kingdom, and globally.

Christopher works with emotional and psychological aspects of serious and terminal illness including tropical illness and disease. He assists clients who experience depression, grief, identity, religious and spiritual crisis, internet harassment and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. He works with patients suffering from Chronic Pain, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Repetitive Stress Injury and Fibromyalgia and psychogenic illness.

He also runs a general practice in Tibetan Dur Bon medicine treating a wide range of common and more serious health conditions. He also teaches well-being and lifestyle skills and mindfulness training for business people, artists and public figures. His clients and patients come from all parts of the world and all walks of life and backgrounds. He practices in Mayfair, Central London, England and a member of the following organisations:


Royal Society of Medicine;
Fellow of Royal Society for Tropical Medicine and Hygiene;
International Association for the Study of Pain
British Holistic Medical Association,
United Kingdom Association of Humanistic Psychology Practitioners;
United Kingdom Psychological Trauma Society;
European Society for Traumatic Stress Studies;
International Society of Traumatic Stress Studies;
Association of Traumatic Stress Specialists;
Society for Clinical Mindfulness and Meditation;
The Worshipful Society of Apothecaries of London
Association for Contextual Behavioural Science;
International Society for Mental Health Online;
Association for Death Education and Counselling;
Royal Institution of Great Britain;
Fellow of Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures & Commerce (RSA)

a few quotes about Christopher:
'This man certainly practises what he preaches. If recent events illustrate the creeping sickness pervading our world, perhaps he is among the few who not only have a rare insight into reversing the decline but possess a profound conviction that the prognosis is good. ' Jenni Ameghino, The Birmingham Post

'Christopher is one of life's true teachers. Christopher is a true genius who can lead us to a new enlightenment as well as a state of vibrant health.'
Normandie Keith, You Magazine, Mail on Sunday

'Christopher Hansard contributes a wise and powerful voice to contemporary spiritual thought.' Marianne Williamson, Multiple Best Selling Author

'His fans talk of the "profound level of treatment" he offers
and his encouragement to patients to look after and heal themselves.'
Vogue

'Hansard has an extraordinary healing gift' Kathy Phillips, The Evening Standard

'Christopher unblocked the pain of the rape which I'd buried along with a lifetime of lesser unresolved hurts. I began to see that my life had somehow got out of balance, that I was frightened of my own emotions, that something inside had become disconnected and this was my chance to do something about it-to gain rather than lose from a terrible act of violation.' Fliss Coombs, The Daily Telegraph

'Now, don't all rush. Hansard's gentle, holistic approach might just be the ticket.'
Rose Shepherd, The Sunday Times Magazine

'His dedication to the healing arts is palpable.' Lee Randall, Scotland on Sunday

'I was looking to build a more balanced life. I wanted something professional with a spiritual edge.'Douglas Brown, The Financial Times

'Christopher Hansard is clearly a modern apothecary'
Catherine Bassingdale, The Evening Standard

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'Christopher is one of life's true teachers.' (Normandie Keith, You)

'As life becomes more hectic, it's important to stop and think about the way we are living. Christopher's book is the best possible starting point.' (Kathy Phillips, Vogue)

'THE TIBETAN ART OF LIVING is an exceptional and essential book for everyone's library. It's absolutely brilliant.' (Carolyn Myss, author of ANATOMY OF SPIRIT)

'Christopher Hansard has written an eloquent yet practical guide to a soulful integration of all aspects of our lives. He contributes a wise and powerful voice to contemporary spiritual thought.' (Marianne Williamson)

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Bestselling author of THE TIBETAN ART OF POSITIVE THINKING shows us how to conquer fear and live at peace with ourselves. --This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.

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7 of 8 people found the following review helpful By James - The Avid Reader on 12 Sept. 2009
Format: Paperback
I think this book is just like making too many sequels for a good movie.
I got the book Tibetan art of positive thinking and it was great and i really recommend it but this one is just another way of re-chewing and recycling of everything you already got from The other books.
If you are collecting all of christopher hansards books so go ahead and buy it.
If you really want to get the best of this author go for the first books that came out and you basically got the whole philosophy there.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Lilly Pond on 28 Jan. 2013
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I have enjoyed this thoroughly enjoyed this book and have recommended it to friends and client, and will post it on my website shortly.
If you want to live a life without fear and an open awareness of the world around you then please give yourself the gift of reading this book.
Love and light
Judith Farley
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Mr. Leslie C. Edwards on 28 July 2012
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I bought this copy to replace one I had given to a friend . I find it helpful on a regular basis. keep calm and work with life peacefully.

Light and Luck

Les
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By ana barton on 4 Mar. 2014
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Books come to us when we need them. If you take the opportunity to have this book in your life then bravo! It is written by a great healer. Any exploration of the truth requires honesty & commitment & author Christopher Hansard gives small & large exercises that can be practised depending on the amount of time you want to give. You have the option of reading the book straight through & then going back to doing the exercises that you are drawn to, or take it slow & this book will be a companion for a good long while. I have read all of Hansards books. This one is another jewel!
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