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Explore this page to learn about mindfulness resources available through the SCC Library

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Check out these videos about mindfulness from the Films on Demand database. 

Spirit (From Feel Good: Natural Remedies for Depression) (08:59)

Girl doing yoga on roof

 

Mindfulness at Work (09:26)

Two women sitting and talking

 

Mindfulness: A New Therapeutic Pathway? (50:34)

Researcher Richard Davidson interview in front of bookcase

 

Books/ebooks

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The Mindful College Student

This book offers powerful skills to increase academic success and boost mental, physical, spiritual, and emotional health--now and for a lifetime. 

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A Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (ebook)

Stress and pain are nearly unavoidable in our daily lives; they are part of the human condition. This stress can often leave us feeling irritable, tense, overwhelmed, and burned-out. The key to maintaining balance is responding to stress not with frustration and self-criticism, but with mindful, nonjudgmental awareness of our bodies and minds. 

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Don't Feed the Monkey Mind (eBook)

The very things we do to control anxiety can make anxiety worse. This unique guide offers a cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT)-based approach to help you recognize the constant chatter of your anxious "monkey mind," stop feeding anxious thoughts, and find the personal peace you crave. 

The Little Book of Being

A practical guide to experiencing natural awareness--an effortless and spacious state of resting in the depth or our being. The Little Book of Being invites you to explore: The spectrum of awareness practices, from focused mindfulness to flexible mindfulness to natural awareness.

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Mindfulness and Meditation

This book is an approachable introduction to the topics of mindfulness and meditation as they relate to teens and young adults.  It explores definitions of mindfulness and meditation, offers solutions for successfully incorporating them into our often-chaotic lives, and explains their many practical applications and benefits for practitioners. 

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The Art and Science of Mindfulness

Intention is fundamental to any project, endeavor, or journey. Related to intention is the concept of mindfulness -- the awareness that arises through intentionally attending to oneself and others in an open, caring, and nonjudgmental way.

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Mindfulness Without the Bells and Beads (eBook)

Use mindfulness to unleash your potential - without adopting spiritual beliefs. You'll discover how to: Enhance mental focus, resilience, and decision-making; Increase the impact of your communication and leadership; Transcend limiting beliefs, fear, and other barriers; Connect, understand, and interact with others more effectively.

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Real Happiness, 10th Anniversary Edition

Real Happiness is a complete guide to starting and maintaining a meditation practice. Beginning with the simplest breathing and sitting techniques, and based on three key skills--concentration, mindfulness, and lovingkindness--it's a practice anyone can do to transform their life with greater resiliency, peace, clarity, and balance. 

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Psychology of Mindfulness (eBook)

This book is an interdisciplinary collection of studies on mindfulness explored and discussed by the authors from different disciplines including psychology, medicine, education, and others. It offers a rich set of interventions related to the practice of mindfulness meditations gathered by the authors through research and practice.

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The Art of Living

In troubled times, there is an urgency to understand ourselves and our world. We have so many questions, and they tug at us night and day, consciously and unconsciously. Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh reveals an art of living in mindfulness that helps us answer life's deepest questions and experience the happiness and freedom we desire. 

Search Tips

Search for more mindfulness resources in the library catalog and ebook database.  Use specific keywords or phrases rather than a sentence or question. Use quotation marks around exact phrases Here are some keywords related to mindfulness:
  • mindfulness
  • meditation
  • "stress management"
  • yoga
  • "personal growth"
  • "mind and body therapy"

Check out the video: How do I use EBSCO ebooks for ebook database search tips.