How to Incorporate Wellness Coaching into Your Therapeutic Practice:A Handbook for Therapists and Counsellors Laurel Alexander
When you hear the word Zen, you might imagine a group of Buddhist monks sitting cross-legged in robes, with their thumb tips touching their fingertips. The practice of Zen actually goes far beyond any spiritual group or cultural stereotypes. It´s an effective and popular method of meditating, connecting your mind, spirit, and body, and living a life that is balanced and happy. The purpose of Zen is to directly capture and understand the meaning of life. You don´t have to have any religious or philosophical proclivities in order to enjoy the benefits of Zen meditation. It´s for everyone. In Zen for Beginners, you´ll discover: The principles of Zen. The benefits of Zen meditation. A step-by-step guide to practicing Zen meditation. Tips for beginners. How to incorporate Zen into your daily life. Turning to Zen meditation doesn´t mean giving up your way of life or your worldly possessions. It simply serves as a mean to improve who you are and what you do on this planet. You´ll walk towards enlightenment and enjoy the journey. Everything is in place, and you simply need to follow the path. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Todd Curless. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/062715/bk_acx0_062715_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
The Practice of Medicinal Chemistry, Fourth Edition provides a practical and comprehensive overview of the daily issues facing pharmaceutical researchers and chemists. In addition to its thorough treatment of basic medicinal chemistry principles, this updated edition has been revised to provide new and expanded coverage of the latest technologies and approaches in drug discovery. With topics like high content screening, scoring, docking, binding free energy calculations, polypharmacology, QSAR, chemical collections and databases, and much more, this book is the go-to reference for all academic and pharmaceutical researchers who need a complete understanding of medicinal chemistry and its application to drug discovery and development. Includes updated and expanded material on systems biology, chemogenomics, computer-aided drug design, and other important recent advances in the field Incorporates extensive color figures, case studies, and practical examples to help users gain a further understanding of key concepts Provides high-quality content in a comprehensive manner, including contributions from international chapter authors to illustrate the global nature of medicinal chemistry and drug development research An image bank is available for instructors at www.textbooks.elsevier.com
The highly acclaimed Practice of English Language Teaching is the essential guide for teachers of English in a wide range of contexts. The fifth edition has been revised to reflect new developments in language teaching. It explains current pedagogy to teachers who want to access the most relevant ELT practices and incorporate them into their lessons.
With 28 new chapters, the third edition of The Practice of System and Network Administration innovates yet again! Revised with thousands of updates and clarifications based on reader feedback, this new edition also incorporates DevOps strategies even for non-DevOps environments. Whether you use Linux, Unix, or Windows, this new edition describes the essential practices previously handed down only from mentor to protégé. This wonderfully lucid, often funny cornucopia of information introduces beginners to advanced frameworks valuable for their entire career, yet is structured to help even experts through difficult projects.
Social work practice with refugees and immigrants requires specialized knowledge of these populations and specialized adaptations and applications of mainstream services and interventions. Because they are often confronted with cultural, linguistic, political, and socioeconomic barriers, these groups are especially vulnerable to psychological problems such as anxiety, depression, alienation, grief, and post-traumatic stress disorder, as well as concerns arising from inadequate health care. Institutionalized discrimination and anti-immigrant policies and attitudes only exacerbate these challenges. The second edition of Best Practices for Social Work with Refugees and Immigrants offers an update to this comprehensive guide to social work with foreign-born clients and an evaluation of various helping strategies and their methodological strengths and weaknesses. Part 1 sets forth the context for evidence-based service approaches for such clients by describing the nature of these populations, relevant policies designed to assist them, service-delivery systems, and culturally competent practice. Part 2 addresses specific problem areas common to refugees and immigrants and evaluates a variety of assessment and intervention techniques in each area. Using a rigorous evidence-based and pancultural approach, Miriam Potocky and Mitra Naseh identify best practices at the macro, meso, and micro levels to meet the pressing needs of uprooted peoples. The new edition incorporates the latest research on contemporary social work practice with refugees and immigrants to provide a practical, up-to-date resource for the multitude of issues and interventions for these populations.
In his travels around the country and the world, Zen master and international best-selling author Thich Nhat Hanh witnessed a growing unhappiness among the many people he encountered. He saw the hectic pace of our day-to-day lives taking a toll on our health and well-being. In response, the renowned teacher sat down to write Peace Is Every Breath, a book that makes the core teachings of Buddha accessible for everyone. In this jewel of a book, Thich Nhat Hanh does not suggest that we escape from reality and put our busy lives on hold. Far from it. Instead, he provides the insight and tools we need to incorporate the practice of mindfulness into our every waking moment. Thich Nhat Hanh shows us how we can transcend the mad rush of our days and discover within the here and now our own innate ability to experience inner peace and happiness. Offering personal anecdotes, meditations, and advice for mindfully connecting with our present experience, Thich Nhat Hanh guides us around potential pitfalls along the way. We do not need to escape reality to harness the joy and peace that is possible with every breath we take. The power of mindfulness can heal us from the suffering caused by the many stresses that surround us. Peace Is Every Breath is a timely book filled with timeless wisdom and practical advice that is destined to become a classic. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Dan Woren. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/harp/002418/bk_harp_002418_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
This lucid overview of the Buddhist path takes the perspective of the three ´´vehicles´´ of Tibetan Buddhism: the Hinayana, Mahayana, and Vajrayana. While these vehicles are usually presented as a historical development, they are here equated with the attitudes that individuals bring to their Buddhist practice. Basic to them all, however, is the need to understand our own immediate condition. The primary tool for achieving this is meditation, and The Essence of Buddhism serves as a handbook for the various meditative approaches of Buddhist practice. Beginning with the Four Noble Truths, Traleg Rinpoche incorporates the expansive vision of the bodhisattva path and the transformative vision of Tantra. The final chapters present the transcendent view of Mahamudra. This view dispenses with all dualistic fixations and directly realizes the natural freedom of the mind itself. Along the way, the author provides vivid definitions of fundamental concepts such as compassion, emptiness, and Buddha-nature, and answers common questions: Why does Buddhism teach that there is ´´no self´´? Are Buddhist teachings pessimistic? Does Buddhism encourage social passivity? What is the role of sex in Buddhist Tantra? Why is it said that ´´samsara is nirvana´´? Does it take countless lifetimes to attain enlightenment, or can it be achieved in a moment? 1. Language: English. Narrator: Paul Ansdell. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/adbl/019874/bk_adbl_019874_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
This groundbreaking book introduces a unique approach to spirituality called meditative fitness. Showing you how to integrate meditation into your fitness routine, Meditative Fitness: The Art and Practice of the Workout can be described as a workout book with timeless spiritual truths. But it isn´t just about going to the gym! Offering his own inspiring story of personal transformation, author Clark Hamilton Depue illustrates how a meditative fitness practice can take you to new levels of happiness, awakening, and enlightenment. His stories are interwoven with intense workouts and lessons in how spiritual fitness involves self-realization and growth in the areas of mind, heart, body, and soul. With Meditative Fitness, you´ll learn to: Develop meditative workouts Practice spiritual fitness Elevate your performance Break through barriers within yourself and remove subconscious blocks Find more energy Create greater presence and intention Overcome challenges in your life Focus and quiet your mind Open and engage your heart As you learn about these practices and processes, you´ll discover new ways to engage in your workouts, begin to incorporate meditation into every aspect of your daily life, and live with more passion, purpose, and fulfillment. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Clark Hamilton Depue. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/063717/bk_acx0_063717_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.