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Stress-Proof Your Brain: Meditations to Rewire Neural Pathways for Stress Relief and Unconditional Happiness

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Our brains have evolved powerful tools for coping with threats and danger-but in the face of modern stresses like information overload, money worries, and interpersonal conflicts, our survival reflexes can do more harm than good. To help you adapt your nervous system to the challenges of today's world, neuropsychologist Dr. Rick Hanson presents Stress-Proof Your Brain. Joi ...more
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Published October 28th 2010 by Sounds True, Incorporated
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Lindsay
The first third of the audio is intro and explanation, the other two-thirds is various guided meditations.

The meditations on the 1st CD (about the first 3 or 4 meditations) were excellent, giving good guidance and just enough silent time to get you there. But the meditations on the second CD were more generalized and vague, and I just couldn't seem to get the same benefit out of them as I did from the earlier ones. For instance, several of the later meditations said to "think of a time when..."
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Mckinley
Guided meditations on gratitude and appreciation for self and others. States at beginning that he comes from a Buddhist perspective.
See: Why Zebras don't get ulcers by Robert Sapolsky for health related.
Maureen
I listened to the audio version of this book which enabled me to practice the guided meditation exercises as well as refresh my understanding of the science behind the theories. I highly recommend listening to this book to anyone who wants to learn more about and develop practices on how to to change the way their brain responds to stress.
Sharon
I'm trying to get ready for the new school year. I might have to read this one over and over.
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Rick Hanson, Ph.D., is a psychologist, a Senior Fellow of the Greater Good Science Center at UC Berkeley, and a New York Times best-selling author. His books include Hardwiring Happiness (in 14 languages), Buddha’s Brain (in 25 languages), Just One Thing (in 14 languages), and Mother Nurture. He edits the Wise Brain Bulletin and has several audio programs. A summa cum laude graduate of UCLA and fo ...more
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