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

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Train Your Brain for Happiness and Freedom from Chronic Stress

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, neuropsych
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Audio CD, 2 pages
Published November 1st 2010 by Sounds True (first published October 28th 2010)
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Lindsay
Sep 27, 2013 Lindsay rated it really liked it
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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Maureen
Sep 14, 2013 Maureen rated it it was amazing
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.
Mckinley
Dec 03, 2014 Mckinley rated it it was ok
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.
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Rick Hanson, Ph.D., is a psychologist, Senior Fellow of the Greater Good Science Center at UC Berkeley, and New York Times best-selling author. His books are available in 26 languages and include Hardwiring Happiness, Buddha’s Brain, Just One Thing, and Mother Nurture. He edits the Wise Brain Bulletin and has numerous audio programs. A summa cum laude graduate of UCLA and founder of the Wellspring ...more
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