Research has shown that the human mind wanders a large percentage of time and that results in unhappiness. He's a gifted writer who can move easily or so it seems between fiction and non-fiction. Michie weaves together positive psychology research with practical mindset and habit changes to make the pursuit of happiness and mindfulness much more attainable in our fast paced world. In Mindfulness is Better than Chocolate he perfectly explains what mind- fulness is, why it's important, and, most notably, how we can practice and integrate it into our lives. In Mindfulness is Better than Chocolate he perfectly explains what mind fulness is, why it s important, and, most notably, how we can practice and integrate it into our lives.
I know for a fact that mindfulness can enhance health and happiness; this book will help any reader become more mindful. Written with warmth and good humor, Mindfulness Is Better Than Chocolate is the ultimate guide to self-discovery. As always with our society, we are quick to grab things from different religious traditions, strip out the parts we don't like and take the pragmatic parts that give us what we want. This agrees with centuries-old Buddhist teaching. As a long term meditator, this was a rousing pat on the back to keep going in the same direction and to refocus my mindfulness in a minute to minute kind of way. An introduction to mindfulness, how to do it and the benefits it may bring both to individuals and organisations.
If we have developed cultural attention deficit disorder due to the constant bombarding of our attention, Michie offers a practical vaccine. Sin embargo, aún no me había decidido a leer ningún libro especializado porque a veces estas guías iniciáticas se me parecen demasiado a esos manuales inservibles de autoayuda llenos de teoría, promesas y casuística a veces dudosa de personas tan poco parecidas a mí como un pepino. David Michie introduces mindfulness practice and offers innovative solutions to common obstacles. Then eating it, savoring the flavors, the warmth in our mouths, the sweetness, etc. Label Mindfulness is better than chocolate : A Practical Guide to Enhanced Focus and Lasting Happiness in a World of Distractions.
This book highlights the benefits of mindfulness for both individuals and organisations. In Mindfulness Is Better Than Chocolate, David Michie gives us the tools to rewire our brains for happiness. Michie holds a doctorate in Communications Strategy. To find just that moment each day for my own happiness and inner peace. The journey to mindfulness can be long and difficult even though it can be started with meditation sessions of just 10 minutes a day. I am inexperienced in this area and found his instructions about meditation and his explanation about observing and meditating on mind excellent.
It's full of great tips and guidance for anyone who is wanting to be more aware and bring mindfulness into their lives. Clear, full of examples and suggestions. We miss out on joy that is easily within reach! The layout of the chapters makes the information easy to follow and digest. And what is the philosophical basis behind it? Michie weaves together positive psychology research with practical mindset and habit changes to make the pursuit of happiness and mindfulness much more attainable in our fast paced world. Una guía muy útil, con la teoría justa y muchas ideas, útiles, sí, y realizables también para poner en práctica. Another amazing book from David Mitchie.
I will certainly take some of these recommendations that the author made. He is a meditation coach to both secular and Buddhist audiences, and a cofounder of Organisational Mindfulness, which caters to the corporate sector. He has extensive experience presenting to a wide variety of different audiences in several different countries. Other Titles: Why mindfulness is better than chocolate Responsibility: David Michie. Yes I do leave the book on my coffee table from time to time when I know chocolate lovers are coming into my home. Author has explained it in a very logical and beautiful way, about how we can reap the maximum benefits of meditation. By harnessing the power of mindfulness and meditation, we can find everything we need to be fulfilled, productive, and content! Our thoughts drift to what we need to do tomorrow, or what went wrong yesterday.
The ability to think about what is not happening is a cognitive achievement that comes at an emotional cost. I thought it might be more for someone who was familiar with mindfulness and meditation and was looking for it to be a deeper practic Not a bad introduction to meditation. Which is where, of course, things can get problematic. If we have developed cultural attention deficit disorder due to the constant bombarding of our attention, Michie offers a practical vaccine. Lots of good tips for getting into the habit and a good coverage of different techniques.
Michie weaves together positive psychology research with practical mindset and habit changes to make the pursuit of happiness and mindfulness much more attainable in our fast paced world. They arise, abide, and pass. As Michie explains, the way we see the world is our own creation. The style is reminiscent of a series of lectures - each section with clear headings and replete with anecdotes or stories from ancient teachers. The use of a slightly unwrapped chocolate bar, which teases the senses before your reading journey A relaxing read that takes you on an informative journey of inner peace toward eternal happiness. This one is the clearest representation of what these practices actually mean and how they can benefit your life. This book is better than chocolate! Other Titles: Why mindfulness is better than chocolate Responsibility: David Michie, PhD.