Mindfulness for Health: A practical guide to relieving pain, reducing stress and restoring wellbeing Paperback – 5 Sep 2013
- Choose from over 13,000 locations across the UK
- Prime members get unlimited deliveries at no additional cost
- Find your preferred location and add it to your address book
- Dispatch to this address when you check out
Frequently Bought Together
Customers Who Bought This Item Also Bought
Enter your mobile number below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required.
Getting the download link through email is temporarily not available. Please check back later.
To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number.
A beautiful and compassionate book, Mindfulness for Health will put you back in touch with the extraordinary person you already are (Professor Mark Williams, University of Oxford)
This book provides an extremely effective and elegant mind-body approach to healing . . . Highly recommended (Jon Kabat-Zinn, PhD, author of Full Catastrophe Living and Coming to Our Senses)
In a world of much suffering, this book is a gift of wisdom and practical help (Professor Paul Gilbert, PhD, OBE, author of The Compassionate Mind and Mindful Compassion, Derbyshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, UK)
If you have chronic pain or another persistent health problem, if you struggle, feel stuck or feel alone, read and follow this book. It will encourage, guide and liberate you (Lance M. McCracken, PhD, Professor of Behavioural Medicine, King's College London)
An excellent resource for people in the community who live with pain and long-term health conditions, and also for those health-care professionals who support them (Peter Moore, co-author of the Pain Toolkit)
Through simple exercises, well explained and prepared . . . they guide the reader through the principles and practice of mindfulness applied to pain, and towards self-understanding, gentle control and connectedness (Dr Amanda C de C Williams, Reader in Clinical Health Psychology, University College London)
Vidyamala and Danny have written an inspiring book . . . It is alive with heart-warming stories and practical and engaging ways of managing your distress and finding more joy, peace, wisdom and compassion for yourself and others - from day one of this excellent programme. It is a guidebook for thriving and not just surviving each day (Timothea Goddard, MBSR teacher, Psychotherapist - Openground, Australia)
Mindfulness for Health offers those who struggle with the painful loss of health much support to become more alive and compassionate and not trapped by pain and ill health. This truly resourceful book will help people grow their own sense of self . . . and lessen their suffering (Dr Frances Cole, GP, Pain Rehabilitation Specialist and CBT therapist, Leeds Community Trust, Spinal Pain Management Service, UK)
Thoughtful and practical . . . This will be an important resource for the mindfulness community (Dr Elizabeth Foley, Senior MBCT Facilitator & Researcher, Sydney, Australia)
Vidyamala Burch and Danny Penman . . . show how the benefits of mindfulness can bring a different kind of healing so that the mind-body can be calmed, focused, refreshed and renewed (Liz Lobb, Professor of Palliative Care, Sydney, Australia)
Mindfulness offers a distinctly compassionate and authentic way to reconcile our experiences of pain . . . I would really encourage you to give yourself eight weeks with this book. You will be rewarded with a profound change (Dr Margaret Macky, FAFOEM, Occupational Medicine Specialist, New Zealand)
Meeting pain with the "tender gravity of kindness" is courageous and transformative. Vidyamala Burch and Danny Penman "walk the talk"; they invite people suffering pain to reclaim their lives through this accessible, personal, wise and eminently commonsensical guide (Willem Kuyken, Professor of Clinical Psychology, University of Exeter)
A new book and CD/audio download package by bestselling Mindfulness: A practical guide to finding peace in a frantic world co-author Dr Danny Penman and Vidyamala Burch, co-founder of Breathworks. It contains a practical programme for relieving pain, managing illness and boosting wellbeing with mindfulness meditation which has been clinically proven to be as effective as the most commonly prescribed painkillers in relieving pain and managing chronic illness. Foreword by Professor Mark Williams.See all Product Description
What Other Items Do Customers Buy After Viewing This Item?
Top Customer Reviews
This was at a time in my life where I had unwittingly become addicted to prescription pain killers and lost all hope after losing my healthcare professional job, largely due to not being able to manage my pain levels adequately during the day. All healthcare professionals, including my Surgeon and my GP, seemed to have 'washed their hands' of me, as there was nothing more that they could do for me and I went through a period of unemployment and deep depression.
Many times I thought about giving up, however this amazing book and the eight week meditation program contained within it, gradually began to give me a renewed sense of hope that there might be a life worth living ahead of me. Even if I could not concentrate very well due to my pain, I would listen to the meditations several times over, I find Vidyamalas voice very soothing! Gradually I regained more of a sense of control and gained the strength to get back into employment. I believe in the effectiveness of this program so much that I have recently started the process of working towards becoming a certified Breathworks trainer. It is my dream to get to a position where I too can help other chronic pain sufferers see a way forward and start to relive their life.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
A refreshing viewpoint from someone at long last who appreciates and knows what its like to deal with the emotional side of chronic pain. Particularly the flare ups. Read morePublished 6 days ago by M CALLAGHAN
I love, love, love this book, and would recommend it to anybody. I just wish I'd found it sooner! The eight week course is easy to follow, even if you don't manage the suggested... Read morePublished 27 days ago by Lisa
Absolutely wonderful book - thank you! The book is in a style which makes it very easy to read, the meditation practices are 10 minutes long and so makes it much easier to fit... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Amazon Customer
My physio told me this might help, not finished the book yet, but what I have read I can totally relate to. Read morePublished 1 month ago by D. Smith
Very supportive and steadied my feelings and emotions at a time when I needed to get them back in control
I felt there was a personal empathy there.