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Mindfulness based body awareness, listen on-line now.

The following track is a based on mindfulness of the body. It helps to focus your attention in the present through the senses. Mindfulness through your senses can help to reduce over thinking (or rumination), worry and anxiety.


Brain whispererblog-mary-cake

A reminder to everybrain that we need to take care of that amazing equipment parked between our ears, because it rules our world. When it’s well fed and happy it’s like a playful puppy, but when it’s ignored, hungry or frightened, it misbehaves – naughty brain.

When you get a new pet, let’s say a puppy, you learn how to take care of it. You find out what it needs to be well and happy. You spend time playing with it. You probably buy the best food you can afford and the occasional treat…..

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Books that may interest you

Assagioli, Roberto, Psychosynthesis, A collection of basic writings, Viking Press, New York, 1965

Csikszentmihalyi, Mihaly, Flow: The psychology of optimal experience, Harper & Row, New York, 1990

Damasio, Antonio, Descartes’ error: emotion, reason and the human brain, Putnam, New York, 1994

Damasio, Antonio, The feeling of what happens: body, emotion and the making of consciousness, Vintage, London, 2000

Damasio, Antonio, The self comes to mind: constructing the conscious brain, Vintage, London, 2012

Feldenkrais, Moshe, Awareness through movement, Harper One, New York, 1990

Ferrucci, Piero, What we may be: Techniques for psychological and spiritual growth through psychosynthesis, Jeremy Tarcher Inc, Los Angeles, 1982

Gendlin, Eugene, Focusing, New York, Bantam Books, 1981

Hanson, Rick with Richard Mendius, Buddha’s brain: The practical neuroscience of happiness, love & wisdom, New Harbinger, Oakland, CA, 2009

Hassad, Craig, & McKenzie, Stephen, Mindfulness for Life. How to Use Mindfulness to Improve Your Life, Constable & Robinson Ltd, London, 2012

Kornfield, Jack, A path with heart: A guide through the perils and promises of spiritual life, New York, Bantam Books, 1993

Kramer, Gregory, Insight dialogue: The interpersonal path to freedom, Shambala, Boston & London, 2007

Kurtz, Ron, Body-centered psychotherapy: The Hakomi Method, Life Rhythm, Mendocino, CA, 1990

LeDoux, Joseph, The emotional brain: The mysterious underpinnings of emotional life, Phoenix, London, 1998

Levine, Peter, Waking the tiger: Healing trauma, North Atlantic Books, California, 1997 Ogden, Pat, Kekuni Minton & Clare Pain, Trauma and the body: A sensorimotor approach to psychotherapy, Norton & Co, New York & London, 2006

Perry, Bruce & Maia Szalavitz, The boy who was raised as a dog: And other stories from a child psychiatrist’s notebook, what traumatised children can teach us about loss, love and healing, Basic Books, New York, 2008

Perry, Bruce & Maia Szalavitz, Born for love: Why empathy is essential – and endangered, Harper Collins, New York, 2010

Rose, Steven, The 21st century brain: Explaining, mending and manipulating the mind, Random House, London, 2005

Rothschild, Babette, The body remembers: The psychophysiology of trauma and trauma treatment, Norton & Co, New York, 2000

Siegel, Dan The developing mind: How relationships and the brain interact to shape who we are, Guilford Press, New York, 2012

Siegel, Dan and Mary Hartzell, Parenting from the inside out : How a deeper self-understanding can help you raise children who thrive, New York : J.P. Tarcher/Penguin, 2004

Articles that may interest you

Fehr, B. and J. Russell, ‘Concept of emotion viewed from a prototype perspective’, Journal of Experimental Psychology: General 113 (1984): 464

van der Kolk, Bessel, ‘The body keeps the score: Memory & the evolving psychobiology of post traumatic stress, Harvard Review of Psychiatry, 1994, 1(5), 253–265 Wylie,

Mary Sykes, ‘The limits of talk: Bessel van der Kolk wants to transform the treatment of trauma’, Psychotherapy Networker, 28 Jan/Feb 2004: 30–41

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