Official Review: The Mindfulness Approach by Dean Nelson

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Post by Kitkat3 » 26 Apr 2017, 12:16

I've heard a lot of people say that meditation changed their life. I have yet to try it, but I know that quiet moments are good for the soul. It's wonderful that the author was brutally honest about what has happened to him. I'm interested in seeing how mediation has effected his health. Thanks for the review!

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Post by Gingerbo0ks » 26 Apr 2017, 12:24

This sounds really​ interesting, it's a shame it's not available to download in my country. Mindfulness tends to be "trending" here in the UK, which isn't a bad thing. We all need to find ways of managing our stress.
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Post by Miche Sora » 26 Apr 2017, 12:32

Thanks for your review! I'm glad this book is around because I need to learn meditation techniques. Based on your review, I'll skip chapter 6. Thanks for the warning!
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Post by Sparkletime » 26 Apr 2017, 12:45

I'm not huge on self help books and tend to do other things to reset but I'm glad the book is inspirational for others.
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Post by 0713710900 » 26 Apr 2017, 12:51

Great book and serves me right just by reading the review am delighted.Suits me perfectly.

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Post by Bri2000 » 26 Apr 2017, 12:54

I think I may need to read this book. It seem very helpful! Thanks for the review!
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Post by OlgaNM » 26 Apr 2017, 12:56

I've been practicing Mindfulness for a while and this book sounds like a perfect way to introduce it to people, especially those with chronic health conditions. A great review and thanks for the warning too.
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Post by Henry Kaisemutala » 26 Apr 2017, 13:09

It sounds helpful especially for treatment of illnesses that emerge as a result of stress, though not my taste. Thanks for the review.

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Post by Rey » 26 Apr 2017, 13:17

Great review. What an inspiring book.
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Post by Shreyoshi Sen » 26 Apr 2017, 13:22

Thank you for your thorough review. The book is quiet inspirational as it is based on the author's presonal experience.
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Post by MOLearyAuthor » 26 Apr 2017, 13:26

Everyone needs ways to re-boot and de-stress, and meditation is a time-honored method. Great review!

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Post by Vermont Reviews » 26 Apr 2017, 13:29

Finished this one this afternoon. Great review.
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Post by Julius Nyiiro » 26 Apr 2017, 13:29

This will help me personally. I usually get stressed over no good reasons. Thanks for the BOTD.

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Post by uk8971 » 26 Apr 2017, 13:54

This one seems to be an interesting book with steps and methods to remove stress from the mind and body. After checking the review, I think I should read this one. :) Congrats n being the BOTD

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Post by alwaysdaddygirl » 26 Apr 2017, 13:56

Awesome review! Like someone else mentioned, I like hearing the personal stories of an author. For me, it makes the book to be more reliable.

I am under a lot of stress. I am a full time caregiver for my daddy. I also have a chronic and mental illness. I also have other issues. Life could be worst. Simple tasks for most people are twice as hard for me. One example is completing assignments. I need double the time to achieve the results. I am not looking for someone to hold my hand. I am looking to be understood and respected.

This book mentions the flare up, how it happens, and length it can be. I thank the author for his courage to share his personal stories. I have flare up like this and sometimes worst. Now mind you, I only read a few pages. The author experiences could be exactly like mine.

I need help to manage my stress. Sometimes I do manage the stress, and sometimes I do not. I look forward to reading this book! I am having one of my normal attacks now. It is hard to write. Again, life can be worst.

Regardless, of only reading a few pages I would recommend this book to anyone that has has stress, chronic illness, and for people that have loves ones with chronic illness. Again, it the author’s personal experiences that make you connect to the author. For people like myself, we know this journey of pain all too well. Many of us wanted our loves ones, friends, etc to understand what we going through. Again, it not for sympathy. It about understanding the life of folks with chronic illness, stress, etc

I will updated my post if my views changed after reading this.

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