Mindsight: The New Science of Personal Transformation (Google eBook)

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Random House Publishing Group, Jan 12, 2010 - Psychology - 236 pages
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Foreword by Daniel Goleman, author of Emotional Intelligence.

This groundbreaking book, from one of the global innovators in the integration of brain science with psychotherapy, offers an extraordinary guide to the practice of “mindsight,” the potent skill that is the basis for both emotional and social intelligence. From anxiety to depression and feelings of shame and inadequacy, from mood swings to addictions, OCD, and traumatic memories, most of us have a mental “trap” that causes recurring conflict in our lives and relationships. Daniel J. Siegel, M.D., a clinical professor of psychiatry at the UCLA School of Medicine and co-director of the UCLA Mindful Awareness Research Center, shows us how to use mindsight to escape these traps. Through his synthesis of a broad range of scientific research with applications to everyday life, Dr. Siegel has developed novel approaches that have helped hundreds of patients free themselves from obstacles blocking their happiness. By cultivating mindsight, all of us can effect positive, lasting changes in our brains—and our lives. A book as inspiring as it is profound, Mindsight can help us master our emotions, heal our relationships, and reach our fullest potential.

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Best explanations of how the mind works. - Goodreads
Interesting research on the brain and it's function. - Goodreads
Some great insights into human behavior. - Goodreads
The writing style isn't perfect and from time - Goodreads
Worth reading but not exactly a page turner. - Goodreads
Fascinating breadth of research. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Remmy Rem - Goodreads

Despite giving it a five star, I don't believe this book is perfect; in fact, I think it's far from perfect. Still... this book gives hope. And it doesn't give hope in a flowery or fancy way. It's ... Read full review

Review: Mindsight: The New Science of Personal Transformation

User Review  - Nancy Madlin - Goodreads

This author sees and explains personal change and transformation in terms of brain function. I found the clarity and simplicity of his explanations really helpful to expand my understanding. In ... Read full review


The Triangle of WellBeing
The Brain in the Palm of Your Hand
Mindsight Lost and Found
Neuropasticity in a Nutshell
Where ls the Mind?
Riding the Resonance Circuits
Strengthening the Hub ofAwareness
Balancing Left and Right
Attachment and the Storytelling Brain
Getting in Touch with the Core
Becoming Advocates for One Another
Confronting Uncertainty and Mortality
Expanding the Self

Reconnecting the Mind and the Body
Memory Trauma and Recovery

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About the author (2010)

Daniel J. Siegel, M.D., is clinical professor of psychiatry at the UCLA School of Medicine, co-director of the UCLA Mindful Awareness Research Center, and executive director of the Mindsight Institute. A graduate of Harvard Medical School, he is the author of Parenting from the Inside Out and the internationally acclaimed professional texts The Mindful Brain and The Developing Mind. Dr. Siegel keynotes conferences and presents workshops throughout the world. He lives in Los Angeles with his wife and two children.

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