Mindful Living with Asperger's Syndrome PDF ePub eBook

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Mindful Living with Asperger's Syndrome free pdf Based on his own life experiences, travels and meditations, Chris Mitchell reflects on how mindfulness practice can help people with Asperger's Syndrome (AS) with daily challenges including negative thought patterns, emotional and sensory issues, and navigating the social world. This practical handbook provides advice and instruction on adopting a mindful way of living to help tune in to the present moment and each chapter provides step-by-step mindfulness exercises that allow individuals with AS to overcome obstacles through awareness. Included are breathing exercises, simple yoga stretches, sitting, standing and walking meditations, visualisations, and easy ways to incorporate mindfulness techniques into everyday activities such as eating, brushing your teeth or doing the dishes. By teaching how to live mindfully moment to moment, this book gives people with Asperger's Syndrome the key to relieving stress, increasing awareness, and living a healthier and happier life.

About Chris Mitchell

Chris Mitchell was diagnosed with Asperger's Syndrome in 1998, when he was 20 years old. Having completed an MA (Hons) in Information and Library Management, he currently works as Operational Manager at Autism Works, a social enterprise that provides sustainable employment in software testing for adults on the autism spectrum. He is an active advocate for raising awareness of the positive aspects of AS, giving talks, seminars and mindfulness workshops throughout the UK and internationally. He has been practicing mindfulness since 2005 during which time he has participated in extended monastic stays and meditation retreats as well as completing an eight-week Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction course in 2010. His previous books include Glass Half-Empty, Glass Half-Full: How Asperger's Syndrome Has Changed My Life and Asperger's Syndrome and Mindfulness: Taking Refuge in the Buddha.

Details Book

Author : Chris Mitchell
Publisher : Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Data Published : 28 December 2013
ISBN : 1849054347
EAN : 9781849054348
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 128 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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