Finding the Center within by Thomas Bien
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Finding the Center within
By Thomas Bien

Finding the Center within

The Healing Way of Mindfulness Meditation

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Finding the Center within by Thomas Bien

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"Finding the Center Within is a practical manual on the practice of mindfulness, which can help many people to embody their Buddha nature and become radiant and peaceful beings. It provides easy steps for practicing mindfulness in day-to-day living." -Thich Nhat Hanh, author of Peace Is Every Step, The Miracle of Mindfulness, and Anger: Wisdom for Cooling the Flames All of us want to live a calmer, more peaceful existence. Thomas and Beverly Bien teach that if we find the center within through ongoing mindfulness, we will have the capacity to live deeply and fully-with boundless peace and happiness-in any external circumstance. We can learn to be calm in the midst of the storm. Finding the Center Within offers a step-by-step program for breaking down the barriers that prevent us from actualizing our wise inner self. The Biens combine Eastern spiritual wisdom with the pragmatic wisdom of Western psychology, teaching us how to remove the walls that conceal who and what we really are and face our lives with greater honesty. They provide the tools needed to: Find a path to the center through mindfulness Bring meditation into everyday life Work with and transform negative emotions Cultivate healthy, healing relationships Use dreams to achieve maximum wholeness and self-acceptance You'll discover how to find greater peace, joy, and love in your life and deepen your capacity for psychological and spiritual well-being. Let Finding the Center Within inspire and guide you as you make the journey to awareness and open yourself to a world of happiness.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780471263944
ISBN-10: 047126394X
Format: Paperback
(230mm x 163mm x 19mm)
Pages: 288
Imprint: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publisher: Turner Publishing Company
Publish Date: 10-Oct-2003
Country of Publication: United States

Books By Author Thomas Bien

Mindfulness and the Therapeutic Relationship by Thomas Bien Mindfulness and the Therapeutic Relationship, Paperback (September 2010)

Focuses on how mindfulness can deepen the therapeutic relationship. This book demonstrates how therapists' own mindfulness practice can help them to listen more attentively and be more fully present.

Mindful Recovery by Thomas Bien Mindful Recovery, Paperback (April 2002)

"This wise book provides practical exercises that will help us to develop conscious awareness and inner understanding, and the ways and means to free us from unsatisfying habits, addictions, and unconscious behavior patterns. I recommend it highly.

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Author Biography - Thomas Bien

THOMAS BIEN, Ph.D., is a clinical psychologist in private practice in the Albuquerque area. In addition to a doctoral degree in psychology, he has a master's degree in theology from Princeton Theological Seminary and is a former United Methodist minister. Bien is an experienced public speaker with considerable experience doing workshops, lectures, and seminars on addiction-related topics. BEVERLY BIEN, M.Ed., is the Executive Director of La Vida Felicidad, a nonprofit agency that provides services to people with disabilities, and coleads workshops and seminars with her husband Thomas Bien. She has a master's degree in counseling psychology. Please visit the Biens' Web site at

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