Mindful Willpower: Powerful Mindfulness Practices to Increase Self-Control, Get Focused, and Build Good Habits (Paperback)

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Mindful Willpower: Powerful Mindfulness Practices to Increase Self-Control, Get Focused, and Build Good Habits (Paperback)


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Find the strength to achieve your goals—strategies for building willpower with mindfulness

It's not easy to make big, lasting changes to your habits, but Mindful Willpower can show you the way. This simple, actionable guide will help you reclaim your sense of self-control with practices based on mindfulness—the act of fully experiencing just one moment at a time. Whether you're trying to eat healthier, save money, get organized, reduce your screen time, or anything else that takes a bit of mental fortitude, you'll find the tools you need to clear space in your mind and commit to success in this book.

Develop your willpower gradually and sustainably with:
  • Healthy habits—Explore a variety of exercises for using mindfulness meditations to disengage from bad habits, replace them with better ones, and stay focused on the lasting changes you want to make in your life.
  • Fast and easy techniques—Practice quick, mindset-altering exercises for controlling impulses, managing procrastination, delaying gratification, and more that you can use no matter where you are.
  • Research-based advice—Discover a concise overview of the psychology and science behind willpower, so you can understand exactly how and why these strategies work.

Get focused, build better habits, and increase your self-control with Mindful Willpower.
SAMARA V. SEROTKIN, PsyD, is a licensed psychologist who has been providing therapy and coaching to clients using a mindfulness-based approach for more than 20 years. Her work focuses on the relationship between mindfulness, creativity, and self-actualization.
Product Details ISBN: 9781648760266
ISBN-10: 1648760260
Publisher: Rockridge Press
Publication Date: January 5th, 2021
Pages: 176
Language: English
“In this inviting book, Dr. Serotkin guides us in applying mindfulness practices to enhance our well-being and attain our goals. One need not be sacrificed for the other, and in her engaging style, she shows us how this is possible.” —Nancy L. Morgan, The Guide Inside

“Dr. Serotkin is an expert in the field of mindfulness and has been long before it became popular. She practices what she preaches, and I highly recommend that anyone interested in this subject read this book.” —Dr. Stephen Wangen, Founder and Medical Director, IBS Treatment Center

“Among the many books on mindfulness, it is rare to find one that addresses the links between mindfulness, willpower, and habit formation. It’s even more rare to find a book like Mindful Willpower that addresses these concepts in a clear and practical way. Dr. Serotkin seamlessly weaves together scientific research and actionable strategies to create an engaging book that will be of value to anyone interested in changing unhelpful habits and becoming more happy, peaceful, and present in their lives.” —Jennifer Lovejoy, PhD, Behavioral Scientist and Creator of Personalized Well-Being Programs

“Dr. Serotkin turns an imposing topic into a casual conversation with the reader, gently guiding us through a transformative journey. Mindful Willpower is written in a refreshingly accessible manner, bringing the power of mindfulness to the rest of us who didn't see ourselves as even able to start this journey. The reader is given glimpses of how Dr. Serotkin has lived mindfulness as a practice, of how she's walked this journey with many a psychotherapy client, and how she incorporates it into her parenting. She has composed her life's work into a gentle concert of history, theory, research, practice, and encouragement that hits all the right notes.” —Chris Celio, PsyD, Author of Fatherhood Begins Before Birth and Director of Clinical Programs of Portia Bell Hume Behavioral Health and Training Center

“Dr. Serotkin does a wonderful job of simplifying the daunting task of behavior change in a way that is clear, well-organized, and approachable. Based on research and her extensive experience as a therapist and mindfulness practitioner, she presents a variety of actionable exercises and tools that are useful for anyone looking to make positive changes and live a more engaged and intentional life.” —Neha Chawla, PhD, Licensed Clinical Psychologist and Founder of Seattle Mindfulness Center