The Mindful Brain: Reflection and Attunement in the Cultivation of Well-Being (Norton Series on Interpersonal Neurobiology) (Google eBook)
A new framework for maintaining mental health and well-being.From the author of the internationally-acclaimed best-selling text The Developing Mind, and esteemed leader and educator in the field of mental health, comes the first book ever to integrate neuroscience research with the ancient art of mindfulness. The result is a groundbreaking approach to not simply mental health, but life in general, which shows readers how personal awareness and attunement can actually stimulate emotional circuits in the brain, leading to a host of physiological benefits, including greater well-being, resilience, emotional balance, and improved cardiac and immune function. For clinicians and laypeople alike, Siegelís illuminating discussions of the power of the focused mind provide a wealth of ideas that can transform our lives and deepen our connections with others, and with ourselves.
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Review: The Mindful Brain: Reflection and Attunement in the Cultivation of Well-BeingUser Review - Cory - Goodreads
Mindfullness changed, and could say saved, my life. Dr. Siegel gives sound and knowledgable advice towards the practice, whether you are beginning or advanced in mindful meditation practices. Read full review
Review: The Mindful Brain: Reflection and Attunement in the Cultivation of Well-BeingUser Review - Debby Hailwood - Goodreads
Assigned reading for a leadership course. A bit too much neuroscience to make it worthwhile for a casual read. A little outdated on the science at this point but still interesting. Read full review