Livro do Mês: Mindfulness and Character Strengths



Combinando o Mindfulness com os character strengths – os pontos fortes do caracter -, o Ryan M. Niemiec, do VIA–Institute on Character, baseando-se na investigação científica feita nesta área, desenvolve um programa de oito sessões que visa potenciar as experiências pessoais, de modo a que o leitor possa viver uma vida próspera e gratificante. O livro inclui informação sobre cada uma das oito sessões MBSP (Mindfulness-Based Strengths Practice), detalhes da estrutura e conteúdo de cada sessão, uma sebenta com 30 atividades para desenvolver em casa, bem como citações e histórias inspiradoras, e dicas úteis de praticantes.
Apesar de ter sido construído principalmente para profissionais da área de psicologia, educação, coaching e consultoria, o autor recomenda este livro a qualquer pessoa que queira viver uma vida melhor.



Opiniões


"In this remarkable book, Ryan Niemiec brings alive the synergy between the rich body of mindfulness teachings and a pioneering model for understanding character strengths. By demonstrating how mindful attention can be directed in a systematic and precise way to awaken our full potential, this guidebook makes a remarkable contribution to the field of transformation and spiritual awakening."
Tara Brach, PhD, author of Radical Acceptance and True Refuge

"Mindfulness and Character Strengths is a cogent, nuanced articulation of the principles and practice of mindfulness as applied in the context of positive psychology. Ryans rich experience as a meditation practitioner illuminates the work."
Sharon Salzberg, author of Lovingkindness, The Force of Kindness, and Real Happiness: The Power of Meditation, and co-founder of the Insight Meditation Society

"By bringing together two powerful practices – mindfulness and character strengths – Ryan Niemiec has created a practical, effective, and inspiring program that can benefit individuals and organizations. Reading and applying the ideas in this book can help you fulfill your potential for happiness and success."
Tal Ben-Shahar, PhD, author of Happier and Being Happy




Conteúdos


Section I: Primers
Chapter 1: A Primer on Mindfulness
Chapter 2: A primer on Character Strengths

Section II: Integration

Chapter 3: The Integration of Mindfulness and Characters Strengths
Chapter 4: Practice I: Strong Mindfulness (Bringing Strengths to Mindfulness)
Chapter 5: Practice II: Mindful Strengths Use (Bringing Mindfulness to Strengths)

Section III: MBSP
Chapter 6: Overview of MBSP

Mindfulness-Based Strengths Practice (MBSP)
Chapter 7: Session 1: Mindfulness and Autopilot
Chapter 8: Session 2: Your Signature Strengths
Chapter 9: Session 3: Obstacle are Opportunities
Chapter 10: Session 4: Strengthening Mindfulness in Everyday Life (Strong Mindfulness)
Chapter 11: Session 5: Valuing Your Relationships
Chapter 12: Session 6: Mindfulness of the Golden Mean (Mindful Strengths Use)
Chapter 13: Session 7: Authenticity and Goodness
Chapter 14: Session 8: Your Engagement with Life
Chapter 15: Additional MBSP Features and Adaptations for Different Settings/Populations



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