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Mindfulness

An Eight-Week Plan for Finding Peace in a Frantic World

By Mark Williams and Danny Penman
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Mindfulness: An Eight-Week Plan for Finding Peace in a Frantic World by Mark Williams and Danny Penman

Mindfulness (2011) guides readers through eight weeks of meditation specially designed to bring greater peace of mind. The result of a collaboration between a biochemist and a clinical psychologist, this is a scientifically-grounded course that paves the way to greater mental well-being while busting plenty of myths along the way.

  • Anyone looking for an oasis of calm in today’s hectic world
  • Rational thinkers who have been put off by the spiritual associations of mindfulness
  • Readers interested in the life of the mind

Mark Williams was a professor of clinical psychology at Oxford University before his recent retirement. A founder of the Academy of Cognitive Therapy, he also authored the 2007 book The Mindful Way Through Depression. Danny Penman holds a doctorate in biochemistry and has written for a number of newspapers including the British Daily Mail.

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