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Mindfulness: a practical guide to finding peace in a frantic world

Mindfulness: a practical guide to finding peace in a frantic world

Williams, J. Mark G; Penman, Danny, 1966-

'Mindfulness' reveals the secrets of lifelong happiness and details a unique programme developed by Oxford University psychologist Professor Mark Williams with colleagues around the world

Paperback, Book. English.
Published London: Piatkus, 2011
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Statement of responsibility: Mark Williams and Danny Penman
ISBN: 074995308X, 9780749953089
Note: Compact disc.
Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Physical Description: xii, 276 p. ; 24 cm. + 1 sound disc.
Subject: Self-actualization (Psychology); Psychology.; Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy.; Books on prescription.

Author note

Professor Mark Williams is Emeritus Professor of Clinical Psychology at the University of Oxford. He co-developed MBCT and is co-author of the international bestseller The Mindful Way Through Depression and author of Cry of Pain:Understanding suicide and the suicidal mind.
Danny Penman is a qualified meditation teacher and an award-winning writer and journalist. In 2014, he won the British Medical Association's Best Book (Popular Medicine) Award for Mindfulness for Health: A practical guide to relieving pain, reducing stress and restoring wellbeing (co-written with Vidyamala Burch). His books have been translated into 30 languages. He has received journalism awards from the RSPCA and the Humane Society of the United States. His work has appeared in the Daily Mail, New Scientist, the Independent, the Guardian, and the Daily Telegraph. He trained to teach mindfulness with the acclaimed Breathworks.


This is an inspiring programme for anyone who caring about his or her own health and sanity.||Peace can't be achieved in the outside world unless we have peace on the inside. Mark Williams and Danny Penman's book gives us this peace||Want a happier, more content life? I highly recommend the down-to-earth methods you'll find in MINDFULNESS||If you want to free yourself from anxiety and stress, and feel truly at ease with yourself, then read this book.||One of the best mindfulness books out there -- it's a summary of the science behind using it to regain a sense of purpose, and a practical guide on how to do it
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