How to Train a Wild Elephant: And Other Adventures in Mindfulness (Paperback)

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    A growing body of research is showing that mindfulness can reduce stress, improve physical health, and improve one’s overall quality of life. Jan Chozen Bays, MD—physician and Zen teacher—has developed a series of simple practices to help us cultivate ...

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    Jan Chozen Bays, MD, is a Zen master in the White Plum lineage of the late master Taizan Maezumi Roshi. She serves as a priest and teacher at the Jizo Mountain–Great Vow Zen Monastery in Clatskanie, Oregon. She is also a pediatrician who specializes in the evaluation of children for abuse and neglect.
    A growing body of research is showing that mindfulness can reduce stress, improve physical health, and improve one’s overall quality of life. Jan Chozen Bays, MD—physician and Zen teacher—has developed a series of simple practices to help us cultivate mindfulness as we go about our ordinary, daily lives. Exercises include: taking three deep breaths before answering the phone, noticing and adjusting your posture throughout the day, eating mindfully, and leaving no trace of yourself after using the kitchen or bathroom. Each exercise is presented with tips on how to remind yourself and a short life lesson connected with it.

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    ISBN 9781590308172
    Genre PHILOSOPHY / Buddhist
    Format Paperback
    Pages 230
    Publisher Date 2011-07-12 00:00:00.0
    Publisher Shambhala Pubns
    Copyright Year 2011
    Height 8.25 in
    Wdth 6.0 in
    Thickness 0.75 in
    Unit weight 0.65 lb
    Language English
    Subtitle And Other Adventures in Mindfulness
    Audience General/trade
    Authors Bays, Jan Chozen

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