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"There are very few human beings who receive the truth, complete and staggering, by instant illumination. Most of them acquire it fragment by fragment, on a small scale, by successive developments, cellularly, like a laborious mosaic."
- Anaïs Nin

Resources

Below, you will find a number of resources and links which are highly recommended. These include MBSR research and tools among others. Some of these resources can be viewed or listened to without even leaving this site. Undoubtedly, you will find numerous ones that interest you and offer useful, beneficial tools. If you have any further questions, please contact us.

 

READING


Does Stress Rule Your World? 
Written by Lucy K. Ziegler LPC, MBSR-QT; Originally published in the Hill Country Weekly Newspaper. (download PDF) Article on the complexities of stress and the effects and benefits of Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction.

 

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Workbook by Bob Stahl Ph.D. and Elisha Goldstein Ph.D. (sample chapter) Readers turn to this book once a week gradually improving their ability to relieve intense stress and reconnect with the present. The workbook invites readers to participate in formal and informal practices and use fill-in exercises to reflect and track their progress.

 

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (download PDF) Extensive Wikipedia article on the background and current uses and benefits of Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction.

 

5 Steps for How to Choose a Counselor Hill County Weekly Magazine (download PDF) Choosing to go to counseling is really about change. That takes courage. Choosing a counselor is part of that change. Be brave and remember that you have choices and the right to ask questions. Besides, you can always change counselors if you choose.

 

3 Survival Tips for the Holidays Lucy K. Ziegler LPC, MBSR-QT (download PDF) Suggestions for to prepare for a safer (physically and emotionally) Holiday Season and avoid being uncomfortable.

 

VIDEO

Special Report on Mindfulness Anderson Cooper's 60 Minutes Special Report segment on Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction. Highly recommended. 

 

The Mindful Way Through Depression  Cognitive psychologist Zindel Segal discusses The Mindful Way Through Depression at TEDxUTSC.  Zindel V. Segal is a cognitive psychologist, a specialist on depression and one of the founders of Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT). 

 

Why Mindfulness is a Superpower Short animation on how practicing mindfulness is one of the single most powerful things you can do for your well-being

 

3-Minute Body Scan Dr. Elisha Goldstein demonstrates the 3-Minute Body Scan from The Now Effect.  A short practice that is works to reconnect us to our bodies and also train our brain in mindfulness. You can bring with you anywhere and anytime to begin training your mind to be more present to your life and recognize more clarity, opportunity, possibility and choice.

SLIDE PRESENTATIONS

Taming Your Monkey Mind by Lucy K. Ziegler LPC, MBSR-QT Slideshow briefly covering mind-chatter thoughts of the past, future, and present, with the benefits and techniques to calm them.

 

Mindfulness Stress Reduction by Lucy K. Ziegler LPC, MBSR-QT Outlined presentation about the varieties and effects of stress, and how Mindfulness practices can help reduce those negative outcomes.

AUTHOR PAGES

MBSR

Jon Kabat-Zinn, PhD (Amazon reference)

Judson Brewer, PhD (Amazon reference)

Saki Santorelli (Amazon reference)

ORGANIZATIONS & PRACTICES

Innova Recovery – Kasi Howard, PhD. – 210.254.3618


I Am Mind & Body Wellness – Susan Mengden, PhD. – 210.253.9763

 

"The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, not to worry about the future, or not to anticipate troubles, but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly."
~ Buddha

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