Yet there is a way out. The simple mindfulness techniques at the heart of this book have been proven to enhance creativity, problem solving and decision making.
Author: Danny Penman
Publisher: Hachette UK
Work deadlines, to-do lists, family commitments, pressure to perform... Our frantic lives demand so much from us that we can often feel locked into a cycle of frustration, anxiety and stress, unable to tackle the tasks before us or see a way out of our habitual ways of thinking and doing things. Yet there is a way out. The simple mindfulness techniques at the heart of this book have been proven to enhance creativity, problem solving and decision making. They also dissolve anxiety, stress and depression while enhancing mental resilience. The four week programme takes just 10-20 minutes per day. The easy-to-follow programme works by soothing and clearing your mind, allowing innovative ideas to take form and crystallise. This helps you to spontaneously 'see' the solution to a problem, to conjure up new ideas, or to create works with true insight and flair. The programme also helps build the courage necessary for you to follow your ideas wherever they should lead - and the resilience to cope with any setbacks. It will help your mind work more effectively so that you can solve problems faster, more intuitively and have the inner confidence to drive your ideas forward. This ebook contains download links to 6 meditations that you can use to build an ongoing practice, mixing and matching meditations to suit your circumstances.
Not stopping at that, this book offers a powerful method of enhancing creativity through simple step-by-step practices of mindfulness meditations and methods.
Author: Gopi Krishnaswamy
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Creativity is considered one of the most valuable skills to possess in today's volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous world. However, it is also often thought of as a skill or talent a person is born with. Dispelling this myth through a compelling narration that combines personal anecdotes with history and neuroscience, the author helps us understand that creativity is well within the reach of each and every one of us. Not stopping at that, this book offers a powerful method of enhancing creativity through simple step-by-step practices of mindfulness meditations and methods. A guide, a workbook and a manual rolled into a simple, easy-to-follow and practical format, Creativity Unleashed is an essential read for professionals from different fields, students and, in fact, anyone who wishes to expand their creative potential. With an engaging and playful narrative, this is a faithful companion, a fantastic bedside read and a guide that works to unleash your hidden talent well beyond the 48 days of the programme in the book.
The role of the brain as well as how thoughts can take over. These books are backed by study and research, this makes them helpful for people who are needing practical tools every day.
Author: Jess Clark
Publisher: Knowledge Icons
When properly applied, they've been proven to work time and again. It's up to you to take the first step! Don't wait any longer! Buy now to begin the journey toward the life you really want! You're going to discover in this opening book: - Everything you need to know about the three main causes of overthinking - 4 surefire ways to stop the toxic habit of overthinking - Understanding how the mind really works and how thoughts can affect your reality - Proven ways to eliminate negative influences and adopt a positive mindset - Powerful hacks to help you form good habits and stick with them - Foolproof ways to rid your mind of mental clutter and clear your mental space to enable you to focus on more important things - Step-by-step instructions to deal with anxiety using meditation and mindfulness exercises - ...and tons more! The role of the brain as well as how thoughts can take over. These books are backed by study and research, this makes them helpful for people who are needing practical tools every day.
Talks about celebrating the spirit and embracing the creativity of human beings. This work encourages clients and workers to understand who they really are and what they really want; and helps them to create goals based on these insights.
Author: Mark Hamer
Publisher: Russell House Pub Limited
Category: Social Science
Talks about celebrating the spirit and embracing the creativity of human beings. This work encourages clients and workers to understand who they really are and what they really want; and helps them to create goals based on these insights. It focuses on where change occurs naturally, and helps us encourage change based on these insights.
This beautiful book combines the two, offering both creative and meditative practices to provide a guided journey into contemplative art for healing, relaxation, deeper connection, and greater well-being.
Author: Rebekah Younger
Publisher: Reveal Press
“The Artist’s Way for the twenty-first century.” —Nancy Coleman, PhD, clinical psychologist, writer, facilitator, and teacher Settle your mind, connect with the moment, and unleash your creativity with this unique and mindful art journal. In our demanding, fast-paced culture, it’s increasingly important to find ways to decompress and recuperate from the busyness and stress of life. More and more, mindfulness and creativity are being recognized as antidotes to the speed and overstimulation of modern society. This beautiful book combines the two, offering both creative and meditative practices to provide a guided journey into contemplative art for healing, relaxation, deeper connection, and greater well-being. Rather than focusing on any one medium or art form, this unique guide offers basic meditation instructions, and a variety of creative prompts and activities—from collage and coloring to meditative mark making and sketching to photography and perceptual exercises—making it perfect for anyone who wants to deepen and cultivate their mindfulness and creativity. With these artistic and introspective practices, you’ll put meditation into action, and learn to view yourself and your own creative process without judgment or aggression. Using Be, Awake, Create, you’ll see beyond habitual patterns, discover the richness of your world, and recognize the ordinary magic of your own creativity, with greater freshness of expression and spontaneity. By cultivating awareness and allowing yourself to play in the open space of artistic creation, you’ll come to discover all of the positive impacts mindfulness and creativity can have on every area of your life.
Through personal anecdote and expert insight, this book unearths the true value of craft, and how we can meet our soul’s yearning to be creative and open ourselves up to infinite possibilities.
Author: Sarah Samuel
Publisher: Leaping Hare Press
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Apart from the sheer enjoyment of using our hands to create something new, crafting helps us to connect with who we are. Mindful Crafting explores our relationship with our creativity and self-expression, and reveals how the act of making is the beautiful epitome of conscious living. Sarah Samuel casts fresh light on how the basic human need to create is often forgotten as mass-consumerism grows, and how we can all still find our unique path, craft and our own means of individual, joyful self-expression. Through personal anecdote and expert insight, this book unearths the true value of craft, and how we can meet our soul’s yearning to be creative and open ourselves up to infinite possibilities.
Release on 2015-07-23 | by Future Teacher Foundation
However, the book has been designed so that children can complete without adult support if you prefer. The whole book has been designed to be single sided to minimize bleed through enabling every page to be removed for framing or display.
Mindfulness Colouring and Creativity Book for Children is no ordinary colouring book. It has been designed to enhance your child's creativity and imagination skills, whilst still offering the calming experience of mindfulness colouring. The book continues the style of the original Mindfulness Colouring Book for Children and contains a variety of enjoyable and relaxing creative activities. These fun artistic challenges require a deeper level of thought to complete - compared to a regular colouring book. As your child progresses through the book, the level of creative and artistic challenge increases. Created by an experienced teacher with a passion for creativity, that has been teaching mindfulness to children for years. The book contains a written introduction for children, explaining clearly in "child-speak" the concept of the book plus top tips for being creative and imaginative when completing the activities. There is also information for adults that will enable you to further support your child's learning, if you so wish. However, the book has been designed so that children can complete without adult support if you prefer. The whole book has been designed to be single sided to minimize bleed through enabling every page to be removed for framing or display. This feature helps to develop mindfulness, motivation and a sense of pride in the colouring for the child. If you interested in increasing your child's creativity or are looking for a truly unique yet calming colouring experience that is suitable for both boys and girls then Mindfulness Colouring and Creativity Book for Children is the book for you.
also move beyond individual levels of creativity to group processes and see
whether the decreased sensitivity to social rejection embodied in mindfulness (
e.g. Heppner et al. 2008) improves the creative process in group settings. Finally,
Author: Jochen Reb
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Category: Business & Economics
Provides researchers and professionals with an overview of the latest theory and empirical research on mindfulness in an organizational context.
The activities from this book are designed to not only improve your child's emotional results and intelligence but also give you and your kid a wonderful time, learning new skills, improving personality traits while having fun together as a ...
Author: Tracy Lambert
The -Activities for kids Book Bundle- is a collection of games and activities which will help your kids reach their potential. Because it introduces your child to mindfulness, creativity, and compassion treating the subject with kindness and patience, the bundle is a wonderful parenting book dedicated to making life easier for you while focusing on your child's development, intelligence, and skills. The activities from this book are designed to not only improve your child's emotional results and intelligence but also give you and your kid a wonderful time, learning new skills, improving personality traits while having fun together as a family. Tracy Lambert is an empowerment coach, speaker, writer, and mother who believes that the more mindful you can teach your child to be, the easier it is for them to balance their lives for fulfilling accomplishments. Having the experience of balancing family life with reaching to the children in her classroom, Tracy treats the subject with simplicity, making mindfulness and creativity accessible and easy to teach. The -Activities for kids- Book Bundle will help you and your child focus and improve: Dealing with emotions like anger, frustration, impatience or anxiety while promoting compassion and kindness Listening, learning and understanding, improving creativity, craftsmanship, and skills Eating disorders, mindless eating and reaching discipline and self-control Sound Good? Then Scroll up, click on " Buy Now with 1 Click", and Get Your Copy Now!
Results regarding other mindfulness skills were less consistent. Implications for theory and practice are discussed.
Past work has linked mindfulness to improved emotion regulation, interpersonal skills, and basic cognitive abilities, but is unclear about the relation between mindfulness and creativity. Studies examining effects of mindfulness on factors pertinent to creativity suggest a uniform and positive relation, whereas work on specific mindfulness skills suggests that mindfulness skills may differentially predict creativity. To test whether the relation between mindfulness and creativity is positive and uniform (the uniform hypothesis) or differentially depends on particular components of mindfulness (the differential hypothesis), we conducted four studies in which mindfulness skills were measured, extensively trained, or manipulated with a short, incidental meditation session. Results supported a differential relation between mindfulness and creativity: Only the ability to observe and attend to various stimuli consistently and positively predicted creativity. Results regarding other mindfulness skills were less consistent. Implications for theory and practice are discussed.
Like creativity, the practice of mindfulness appears to reduce dissonance,
enhance feelings of connection, and facilitate the movement of repressed
emotion. Mindfulness has been correlated with indicators of wellbeing (reduction
of stress, ...
Author: Carol A. Mullen
Creativity Under Duress in Education? introduces a new framework—creativity under duress in education. Leading creativity researchers and educational scholars discuss creative theory and practice from an educational lens that is provocative. Across international contexts, this book combines insights from creativity and educational research; rich illustrations from classrooms, schools, and other professional settings, and practical ideas and strategies for how anyone invested in education can support creative teaching and learning. Readers will encounter diverse perspectives from an international cast of authors exploring cutting-edge ideas for creativity and innovation as a foremost priority for economies in the new millennium. At the same time, they consider forces of authority, control, and constraint that impact creative education and innovation within educational systems, extending to the professions. Educators and those interested in the future of education are vitally important to this conversation around research-based and practical analyses of creativity in and beyond the classroom. Addressed are these major issues: (1) creativity frameworks of theory and action in education, (2) research investigations into creativity and education, and (3) applications of creativity theory in real-world practice. Dynamic, this book presents a bridge between draconian contexts of assessment and explosive creativity in diverse places. A key contribution of the volume is its validation and promotion of creativity and innovation for students, teachers, professors, leaders, employers, policymakers, and others seeking ways to profoundly improve learning and transform education. In tackling the seemingly irreconcilable issues of creativity and accountability in K–12 institutions, higher education, and policy circles, worldwide, this work offers a message that is both cautionary and inspiring. Book editor Carol A. Mullen, PhD, is Professor of Educational Leadership at Virginia Tech, Virginia, USA. A twice-awarded Fulbright Scholar to China (2015) and Canada (2017), she was honored with the 2016 Jay D. Scribner Mentoring Award from the University Council for Educational Administration. She is author of Creativity and Education in China (2017) and co-editor of Education policy perils (2016).
Release on 2016-06-21 | by The Mindfulness Project
I Am Here Now inspires readers to explore the world with greater curiosity and find moments of mindfulness in everyday life, while unleashing your creativity along the way.
Author: The Mindfulness Project
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit
Mindfulness is the simple and powerful practice of training your attention. It's simple in that it's just about paying attention to what's happening here and now, and powerful because it can keep you from getting lost in thoughts about the future or past, which often generate more stress on top of the real pressures of everyday life. While learning to live in the moment, the joyful mindfulness exercises, meditations, coloring pages, and habit-breakers in this beautifully designed and illustrated book will challenge your powers of observation, investigation, and cultivation while bringing new awareness to your senses, thoughts, and emotions. I Am Here Now inspires readers to explore the world with greater curiosity and find moments of mindfulness in everyday life, while unleashing your creativity along the way.
Perfectly sized to carry with you, this inspiring little book puts art therapy right in your pocket
Author: Emma Farrarons
Publisher: The Experiment
Category: Games & Activities
Let your imagination roam free and color your way to calm Mindfulness is the antidote to stress—but in stressful times, it can seem just out of reach. Enter The Mindfulness Creativity Coloring Book, here to soothe your anxiety and help you find “flow,” with adult coloring and guided activities. Internationally celebrated illustrator Emma Farrarons invites you to complete drawings in perfect symmetry, create patterns, practice hand-lettering, and, of course, do lots of coloring—from adorable woodland creatures to Scandinavian motifs. Perfectly sized to carry with you, this inspiring little book puts art therapy right in your pocket
This beginning Yoga poses compilation package includes 2 Volumes in one. It is for everyone who is a beginning Yoga student and who wants to get started with Yoga the proper way. Hi, this is Juliana Baldec and my sister Alecandra Baldec empowered me to get into the fascinating world of Yoga. She inspired me and encouraged me not only to tap into the unlimited benefits of Yoga which helped me get rid of my breathing and Asthma problems, but she also inspired me to write this Yoga poses book that includes all the Yoga poses that I have been doing on a daily basis for around 3 months now. Not only did I beat Asthma by applying these Yoga poses on a daily basis, but I also turned into a much fitter, happier, healthier and more relaxed person. Alecandra (the productivity and time management whizz) also had the genius idea to create this compilation of beginning Yoga poses for beginning Yoga students who are looking for the most basic Yoga poses that they can get started with immediately without having to spend a forune on Yoga teachers. We put our two beginning Yoga position guides together into one comprehensive compilation for beginning Yoga students to learn from and to enjoy. Both, her and my book talk about beginning Yoga poses in a completely different way and perspective because I am a beginning Yoga student myself and I am talking about my own experiences that I have made with Yoga over the past 3 months and she is a certified Yoga instructor and has lots of experience and knows about every aspect of Yoga. She also has lots of experience with her own students and knows exactly what kind of questions and problems a beginning Yoga student is faced with. Here is what you will get in my beginning Yoga poses guide: "11 Yoga Poses For Beginners You Wish You Knew" This compilation is for anybody who is looking to get into Yoga in an effortless way and it is perfect for anyone who is looking to become more relaxed, stress free, more energized...
Release on 2019-02-11 | by Victor G. Carrión, M.D.
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Author: Victor G. Carrión, M.D.
Publisher: American Psychiatric Pub
Applied Mindfulness: Approaches in Mental Health for Children and Adolescents starts from the premise that mental health clinicians must have their own mindfulness practice before teaching the tenets and techniques of mindfulness to others, including young people. To that end, the book offers readers clear instructions on how to first practice mindfulness in their own lives and then extend their personal practice outward to others. Once this knowledge is internalized, the clinician can focus on mindfulness in terms of its application to specific clinical diagnoses, such as anxiety and depression, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, and substance abuse. Because many mental health professionals work in multiple settings, such as in schools, in clinics, and online, the contributors, representing a wide range of creative and authoritative voices, explain how to skillfully tailor mindfulness interventions for effective application across diverse contexts. Drs. Carrion and Rettger, as Director of the Stanford Early Life Stress and Pediatric Anxiety Program (SELSPAP) and Director of SELSPAP's Mindfulness Program, respectively, have been engaged in ongoing community-based work delivering mindfulness and yoga programming to underserved youth and their helpers. This expertise is evident in their eloquent yet down-to-earth editing.The volume offers clinicians everything they need to begin their mindfulness journey, including the following: * Introductory knowledge on how to get started with a meditation practice. Specific mindfulness scripts are provided throughout the book to foster development of the reader's own practice. In addition, there are audio practices and clear written descriptions of practices to offer support for those learning to meditate, internalize mindfulness practices, and then adapt these skills for clinical practice. * A developmental and ecological approach to implementing mindfulness. The book offers insight into integrating mindfulness across many settings, platforms, and applications, and includes chapters on mindfulness online, at home, and in school, as well as chapters on incorporating nature into mindfulness practice and the relationship between mindfulness and creativity. * Material on specific clinical populations, including immigrant youth and incarcerated youth. A special chapter is devoted to trauma-informed yoga, which has been shown to be an effective therapeutic intervention for youth who have been incarcerated.* Comprehensive information on the current state of youth mindfulness research, which prepares readers to discuss these topics knowledgeably with colleagues and patients. Like ripples in water, the benefits of mindfulness spread outward, from clinicians to patients, families, schools, and communities. Applied Mindfulness: Approaches in Mental Health for Children and Adolescents is the first step toward stress reduction, peace, and compassion for a new generation.
Seasons of Balance: On Creativity and Mindfulness explores the creative life through changing relationships, fitness practices, meditations, aging, gratitude, writing habits, and more.
Author: S. Teague
Seasons of Balance: On Creativity and Mindfulness explores the creative life through changing relationships, fitness practices, meditations, aging, gratitude, writing habits, and more. Teague & Thornton co-author a book that you can read from beginning to end, or you can open it at any place and find topics to prompt further inspiration.
Release on 2015-10-28 | by Jamie Marich, PhD, LPCC-S
This lively, passionate approach to moving meditation offers a fresh way to embrace mindfulness.
Author: Jamie Marich, PhD, LPCC-S
Publisher: SkyLight Paths Publishing
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit
This lively, passionate approach to moving meditation offers a fresh way to embrace mindfulness. It weaves together personal stories, therapeutic insights, practical skills and opportunities for reflection and practice to provide a gateway to spiritual growth, a path to more balanced living, a healing experience and ignition for your creativity.
Creativity helps you open your mind and let your creativity flow with beautiful images and powerful quotes designed to aid visualization skills and the development of fresh, new ideas.
Author: Tiddy Rowan
A new installment in the best-selling "Color Yourself Calm" series! "Creativity" helps you open your mind and let your creativity flow with beautiful images and powerful quotes designed to aid visualization skills and the development of fresh, new ideas.
Each coloring page is on one sheet, allowing you to frame or gift your masterpiece, without fear of bleed through 8.5 x 11 inches Superb Quality Frequently gifted. This book makes the perfect gift.
Author: Art Press
Amazing Architectural Designs to Color! Coloring is a great way to relieve stress and restore calm in a busy, chaotic, stressful world like ours. Relax, unwind and let your creativity express itself in this beautiful collection of Architectural Designs. Each coloring page is on one sheet, allowing you to frame or gift your masterpiece, without fear of bleed through 8.5 x 11 inches Superb Quality Frequently gifted. This book makes the perfect gift. Clear your mind and ease your stress today. Scroll up and buy your little piece of 'me time'.
The Wiley Blackwell Handbook of Mindfulness brings together the latest multi-disciplinary research on mindfulness from a group of international scholars: Examines the origins and key theories of the two dominant Western approaches to ...
Author: Amanda Ie
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
The Wiley Blackwell Handbook of Mindfulness brings together the latest multi-disciplinary research on mindfulness from a group of international scholars: Examines the origins and key theories of the two dominant Western approaches to mindfulness Compares, contrasts, and integrates insights from the social psychological and Eastern-derived perspectives Discusses the implications for mindfulness across a range of fields, including consciousness and cognition, education, creativity, leadership and organizational behavior, law, medical practice and therapy, well-being, and sports 2 Volumes