Daily Meditations for Calming Your Angry Mind: Mindfulness Practices to Free Yourself from Anger (Paperback)

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Daily Meditations for Calming Your Angry Mind: Mindfulness Practices to Free Yourself from Anger (Paperback)

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Leading mindfulness expert and author of Calming Your Anxious Mind, Jeffrey Brantley, MD, offers daily mindfulness-based meditations to help you gain control of your emotional reactions, improve your relationships, and cultivate peace, balance, and well-being in your life.

Anger is an intense emotion that everyone deals with, but when feelings of anger spiral out of control they can get in the way of living a full and happy life. If you struggle with intense irritability or angry outbursts, you may feel like your reactions are beyond your control. But this simply isn't true--you, and only you, have the power to change your life. You just need to be shown the way.

In Daily Meditations for Calming Your Angry Mind, Brantley details three different paths--or approaches--based in mindfulness and meditative perspectives, that you can choose from to take control of your anger, and your life. First, you'll learn to disengage from your anger by pausing to be mindful when anger is happening. Second, you'll discover ways to cool your anger using meditative practices to nurture kindness and compassion towards yourself and others. And third, you'll find tips for practicing mindfulness to transform your understanding and realize your anger is not an identity, a defect, or a permanent condition.

These three practical and easy-to-use approaches to anger management have a strong basis in both ancient and modern traditions. With this book as your guide, you can finally overcome the tumultuous thoughts, feelings, and reactions that have been holding you back in life.

Jeffrey Brantley, MD, is a consulting associate in the department of psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Duke University, and the founder and director of the Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Program at Duke Integrative Medicine. He has done multiple radio, television, and print media interviews regarding the MBSR program at Duke. He is author of Calming Your Anxious Mind and coauthor of Daily Meditations for Calming Your Anxious Mind, FiveGood Minutes, Five Good Minutes in the Evening, Five Good Minutes at Work, Five Good Minutes with the OneYou Love, and Five Good Minutes in Your Body. Wendy Millstine, NC, is a freelance writer and certified holistic nutrition consultant who specializes in diet and stress reduction. With Jeffrey Brantley, she is coauthor of the Five Good Minutes(R) series, Daily Meditations for Calming Your Anxious Mind, and True Belonging. Millstine is also coauthor of Calming the Rush of Panic. She lives in Santa Rosa, CA.
Product Details ISBN: 9781626251670
ISBN-10: 1626251673
Publisher: New Harbinger Publications
Publication Date: July 1st, 2015
Pages: 224
Language: English