An Eight-Week Plan for Finding Peace in a Frantic World
By Mark Williams & Danny Penman
On Sale: 11/13/2012
Category: Mind + Spirit
From one of the leading thinkers on Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy, a pioneering set of simple practices to dissolve anxiety, stress, exhaustion, and unhappiness.
In Mindfulness, Oxford professor Mark Williams and award-winning journalist Dr. Danny Penman reveal the secrets to living a happier and less anxious, stressful and exhausting life. Based on the techniques of Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy, the unique program developed by Williams and his colleagues, the book offers simple and straightforward forms of mindfulness meditation that can be done by anyone—and it can take just 10-20 minutes a day for the full benefits to be revealed.
Praise for Mindfulness
“Want a happier, more content life? I highly recommend the down-to-earth methods you’ll find in this book. Professor Mark Williams and Dr. Danny Penman have teamed up to give us scientifically grounded techniques we can apply in the midst of our everyday challenges and catastrophes.”
—Daniel Goleman, author of Emotional Intelligence
“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.”
“This is an inspiring program for anyone caring about his or her own health and sanity.”
About the Authors
Mark Williams is a Professor of Clinical Psychology and a Research Fellow at Oxford and a founding fellow of the Academy of Cognitive Therapy. He is the author of The Mindful Way Through Depression. He lives in England.
Danny Penman, Ph.D., is a feature and comment writer for the UK’s Daily Mail. After gaining a PhD in biochemistry, he worked for The Independent and the BBC. He lives in England.
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