‘This is a wonderful book, written with compelling clarity and warmth. Shauna Shapiro is known internationally for her outstanding contribution to research and clinical work on the very frontier of the mindfulness field. She is one those rare scientist-practitioners who contribute not only new methods but new and deeper understandings of mind – its challenges and its potential’ – Mark Williams, Emeritus Professor of Clinical Psychology, University of Oxford, and author of international bestseller Mindfulness: A practical guide to finding peace in a frantic world
Weaving together ancient wisdom and scientific research, Dr Shauna Shapiro formulates the most potent practices for living a happy, meaningful life. Individually, these practices will help you sculpt neuropathways of clarity and calm. Collectively, they will help us live in a more connected, compassionate world.
The practice of mindfulness works. It’s good for you. It strengthens immune function, reduces stress, improves sleep, and offers countless other benefits. It primes the mind for joy, it creates a roadmap for strengthening the brain’s circuitry of deep calm, contentment and clarity.
Dr Shapiro offers the science and the practice of mindfulness, showing the reader how to rewire and rebalance their own individual negativitiy bias, create new pathways for curiosity, joy and focused attention.