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Borysenko, Joan
Minding the Body, Mending the Mind: The Quest for Self and the Mind/Body Connection

Credits: 1.5 CE Distance Learning

Anxiety, depression, stress and addiction affect the body as well as the mind and society. There are stunning parallels between modern and ancient wisdom-based avenues to mental health that constitute an effective integrative approach to healing. These include: the use of witnessing to manage emotions and reframe mental stories, faith, eliciting the relaxation response, mindfulness, forgiveness, gratitude, altruism and benefit finding.

$16.95

Mindfulness, Stress and Our Well Being: A Guide to Therapeutic Meditation

Credits: 1.5 CE Distance Learning

Meditation is an evidence-based practice useful in treating stress related disorders, chronic illness, addictions, trauma, anxiety, and depression. In this introduction to the topic, four basic forms of meditation-concentration, mindfulness, compassion, and centering prayer-will be compared and contrasted. The physiology of meditation including its effects on the autonomic nervous system and the brain will be reviewed.

$16.95