Mindsight

Author: Daniel J. Siegel
Publisher: Bantam
ISBN: 0553907107
Release Date: 2010-01-12
Genre: Psychology

Foreword by Daniel Goleman, author of Emotional Intelligence. This groundbreaking book, from one of the global innovators in the integration of brain science with psychotherapy, offers an extraordinary guide to the practice of “mindsight,” the potent skill that is the basis for both emotional and social intelligence. From anxiety to depression and feelings of shame and inadequacy, from mood swings to addictions, OCD, and traumatic memories, most of us have a mental “trap” that causes recurring conflict in our lives and relationships. Daniel J. Siegel, M.D., a clinical professor of psychiatry at the UCLA School of Medicine and co-director of the UCLA Mindful Awareness Research Center, shows us how to use mindsight to escape these traps. Through his synthesis of a broad range of scientific research with applications to everyday life, Dr. Siegel has developed novel approaches that have helped hundreds of patients free themselves from obstacles blocking their happiness. By cultivating mindsight, all of us can effect positive, lasting changes in our brains—and our lives. A book as inspiring as it is profound, Mindsight can help us master our emotions, heal our relationships, and reach our fullest potential.

Mindsight

Author: Daniel Siegel
Publisher: Oneworld Publications
ISBN: 9781851688838
Release Date: 2010-01-05
Genre: Self-Help

Daniel Siegel coined the term 'mindsight' to describe the innovative integration of brain science with the practice of psychotherapy. Using interactive examples and case histories from his clinical practice, Dr Siegel shows how mindsight can be applied to alleviate a range of psychological and interpersonal problems. With warmth and humour, he shows us how to observe the working of our minds, allowing us to understand why we think, feel, and act the way we do, and how, by following the proper steps, we can literally change the wiring and architecture of our brains.

Mindsight

Author: Kenneth Ring
Publisher: iUniverse
ISBN: 9780595434978
Release Date: 2008-03
Genre: Body, Mind & Spirit

This book investigates the astonishing claim that blind persons, including those blind from birth, can actually "see" during near-death or out-of-body episodes. The authors present their findings in scrupulous detail, investigating case histories of blind persons who have actually reported visual experiences under these conditions. There is fascinating evidence that the blind do "see" in these moments, but it is not sight as we think of it. Ring and Cooper suggest a kind of "transcendental awareness" they refer to as Mindsight. It involves seeing in detail, sometimes from all angles at once, with everything in focus, and a sense of "knowing" the subject, not just visually, but with multisensory knowledge. Human beings may be more talented than we think, gifted with amazing abilities of perception. This book is an opportunity to assess the evidence for yourself.

The Mindful Therapist A Clinician s Guide to Mindsight and Neural Integration

Author: Daniel J. Siegel
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 9780393706581
Release Date: 2010-05-03
Genre: Psychology

Bringing mindfulness techniques to your psychotherapeutic work with clients. An integrated state of mindful awareness is crucial to achieving mental health. Daniel J. Siegel, an internationally recognized expert on mindfulness and therapy, reveals practical techniques that enable readers to harness their energies to promote healthy minds within themselves and their clients. He charts the nine integrative functions that emerge from the profoundly interconnecting circuits of the brain, including bodily regulation, attunement, emotional balance, response flexibility, fear extinction, insight, empathy, morality, and intuition. A practical, direct-immersion, high-emotion, low-techno-speak book, The Mindful Therapist engages readers in a personal and professional journey into the ideas and process of mindful integration that lie at the heart of health and nurturing relationships.

Mindsight

Author: Colin MCGINN
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 9780674040816
Release Date: 2009-06-30
Genre: Philosophy

How to imagine the imagination is a topic that draws philosophers the way flowers draw honeybees. From Plato and Aristotle to Wittgenstein and Sartre, philosophers have talked and written about this most elusive of topics--that is, until contemporary analytic philosophy of mind developed. Perhaps it is the vast range of the topic that has scared off our contemporaries, ranging as it does from mental images to daydreams. The guiding thread of this book is the distinction Colin McGinn draws between perception and imagination. Clearly, seeing an object is similar in certain respects to forming a mental image of it, but it is also different. McGinn shows what the differences are, arguing that imagination is a sui generis mental faculty. He goes on to discuss the nature of dreaming and madness, contending that these are primarily imaginative phenomena. In the second half of the book McGinn focuses on what he calls cognitive (as opposed to sensory) imagination, and investigates the role of imagination in logical reasoning, belief formation, the understanding of negation and possibility, and the comprehension of meaning. His overall claim is that imagination pervades our mental life, obeys its own distinctive principles, and merits much more attention.

20 20 Mind Sight

Author: Jillian Vorce
Publisher:
ISBN: 069270938X
Release Date: 2016-06-17
Genre:

Very few people give a moment's thought to what they believe, how they're perceived, and what they want to achieve. It's easy to blame the educational system and its focus on the rote memorization of facts and figures. It's easy to blame the business world for training employees to play nice in the corporate sandbox. And it's equally easy to point a finger at parents who preached, "You can be whatever you want to be," but never gave their children the tools to figure out exactly what that might be. The focus in school, business, and at home has long been on the endgame - i.e., an impressive response to the cocktail party query: "So what do you do?" In reality, the response to "What do you do?" pales in comparison to such queries as: "Who are you?" "What do you want to achieve with your life?" and "Why is that important to you?" Unfortunately, few people ask the latter type of questions and the blame falls squarely on the individual. Yes, your parents, teachers, and bosses may have avoided the subject for a thousand different reasons; but you ignore it at your own peril. You ignore it at the risk of living a life that follows blindly rather than leading enthusiastically from your heart, mind, and soul. Success and fulfillment in today's world require a strong focus on personal reflection and self-knowledge. 20/20 Mind Sight responds to that need and delivers a powerful kick-in-the-ass, a solid rationale, and a practical framework for developing and living a personal game plan that leads to where we want to go. 20/20 Mind Sight is much more than a book. It is designed as the starting point in a lifelong journey. The book features more than 25 exercises to help readers explore their core values and aspirations, develop a meaningful personal brand, and avoid the life of "quiet desperation" that Henry David Thoreau described 160 years ago and is still prevalent today. The exercises include: -The Johari Window: a snapshot of how you view yourself vs. how others view you. -Jungian Typology: a detailed summary of your communication and behavioral styles. -Implicit Association Test: an eye-opening look at the biases we hold deep inside. -Satisfaction with Life Scale: a broad-brush yardstick re life fulfillment and personal satisfaction. -The Grit Survey: a measure of one's resilience and commitment. -Locus of Control: a determination of whether you believe you control your destiny vs. some outside influence(s).

Mindsight

Author: Chris Curran
Publisher: HarperCollins UK
ISBN: 9780008132729
Release Date: 2015-02-19
Genre: Fiction

‘Truly gripping’ SUNDAY EXPRESS A dark, twisty, and gripping psychological thriller that will suit fans of THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN, by Paula Hawkins, and MY SISTER’S SECRET, by Tracy Buchanan.

Brainstorm

Author: Daniel J. Siegel MD
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781101631522
Release Date: 2014-01-07
Genre: Family & Relationships

In this New York Times–bestselling book, Dr. Daniel Siegel shows parents how to turn one of the most challenging developmental periods in their children’s lives into one of the most rewarding. Between the ages of twelve and twenty-four, the brain changes in important and, at times, challenging ways. In Brainstorm, Dr. Daniel Siegel busts a number of commonly held myths about adolescence—for example, that it is merely a stage of “immaturity” filled with often “crazy” behavior. According to Siegel, during adolescence we learn vital skills, such as how to leave home and enter the larger world, connect deeply with others, and safely experiment and take risks. Drawing on important new research in the field of interpersonal neurobiology, Siegel explores exciting ways in which understanding how the brain functions can improve the lives of adolescents, making their relationships more fulfilling and less lonely and distressing on both sides of the generational divide.

Mindsight

Author: Rudy Magnan
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1453515763
Release Date: 2010-08-31
Genre: Psychology


Mind A Journey to the Heart of Being Human

Author: Daniel J. Siegel
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 9780393710540
Release Date: 2016-10-18
Genre: Psychology

A New York Times Bestseller. A scientist’s exploration into the mysteries of the human mind. What is the mind? What is the experience of the self truly made of? How does the mind differ from the brain? Though the mind’s contents—its emotions, thoughts, and memories—are often described, the essence of mind is rarely, if ever, defined. In this book, noted neuropsychiatrist and New York Times best-selling author Daniel J. Siegel, MD, uses his characteristic sensitivity and interdisciplinary background to offer a definition of the mind that illuminates the how, what, when, where, and even why of who we are, of what the mind is, and what the mind’s self has the potential to become. MIND takes the reader on a deep personal and scientific journey into consciousness, subjective experience, and information processing, uncovering the mind’s self-organizational properties that emerge from both the body and the relationships we have with one another, and with the world around us. While making a wide range of sciences accessible and exciting—from neurobiology to quantum physics, anthropology to psychology—this book offers an experience that addresses some of our most pressing personal and global questions about identity, connection, and the cultivation of well-being in our lives.

The Science of Why

Author: D. Forbes
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 9781137502049
Release Date: 2015-07-13
Genre: Performing Arts

In this groundbreaking book, author David Forbes explains human motivation and provides ways that marketers can effectively reach the consumer. The book uses decades of psychology research and the author's own tool, the Forbes Matrix that identifies, organizes, and explains the nine core motivations.

The Yes Brain

Author: Daniel J. Siegel
Publisher: Bantam
ISBN: 9780399594670
Release Date: 2018-01-09
Genre: Family & Relationships

From the authors of The Whole-Brain Child and No-Drama Discipline, an indispensable guide to unlocking your child’s innate capacity for resilience, compassion, and creativity. When facing challenges, unpleasant tasks, and contentious issues such as homework, screen time, food choices, and bedtime, children often act out or shut down, responding with reactivity instead of receptivity. This is what New York Times bestselling authors Daniel J. Siegel and Tina Payne Bryson call a No Brain response. But our kids can be taught to approach life with openness and curiosity. Parents can foster their children’s ability to say yes to the world and welcome all that life has to offer, even during difficult times. This is what it means to cultivate a Yes Brain. When kids work from a Yes Brain, they’re more willing to take chances and explore. They’re more curious and imaginative, less worried about making mistakes. They’re better at relationships and more flexible and resilient when it comes to handling adversity and big feelings. They work from a clear internal compass that directs their decisions, as well as the way they treat others. Guided by their Yes Brain, they become more open, creative, and resilient. In The Yes Brain, the authors give parents skills, scripts, ideas, and activities to bring kids of all ages into the overwhelmingly beneficial “yes” state. You’ll learn • the four fundamentals of the Yes Brain—balance, resilience, insight, and empathy—and how to strengthen them • the key to knowing when kids need a gentle push out of a comfort zone vs. needing the “cushion” of safety and familiarity • strategies for navigating away from negative behavioral and emotional states (aggression and withdrawal) and expanding your child’s capacity for positivity With inspirational anecdotes, fun and helpful illustrations, and a handy Yes Brain Refrigerator Sheet to keep your family on point, The Yes Brain is an essential tool for nurturing positive potential and keeping your child’s inner spark glowing and growing strong—and gifting your children with a life of rich relational connections, meaningful interactions with the world, and emotional equanimity. “Easily assimilated and informative, the book will help adults enable children to lead physically and emotionally satisfying and well-rounded lives filled with purpose and meaningful relationships. Edifying, easy-to-understand scientific research that shows the benefits that accrue when a child is encouraged to be inquisitive, spirited, and intrepid.”—Kirkus Reviews “In today’s busy, competitive culture, allowing our children the space to be themselves is more important than ever. This book provides an escape hatch from the high-stakes mindset.”—Vicki Abeles, producer and co-director, The Race to Nowhere and Beyond Measure

Pocket Guide to Interpersonal Neurobiology An Integrative Handbook of the Mind

Author: Daniel J. Siegel
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 9780393707731
Release Date: 2012-04-02
Genre: Psychology

The central concepts of the theory of interpersonal neurobiology. Many fields have explored the nature of mental life from psychology to psychiatry, literature to linguistics. Yet no common “framework” where each of these important perspectives can be honored and integrated with one another has been created in which a person seeking their collective wisdom can find answers to some basic questions, such as, What is the purpose of life? Why are we here? How do we know things, how are we conscious of ourselves? What is the mind? What makes a mind healthy or unwell? And, perhaps most importantly: What is the connection among the mind, the brain, and our relationships with one another? Our mental lives are profoundly relational. The interactions we have with one another shape our mental world. Yet as any neuroscientist will tell you, the mind is shaped by the firing patterns in the brain. And so how can we reconcile this tension—that the mind is both embodied and relational? Interpersonal Neurobiology is a way of thinking across this apparent conceptual divide. This Pocket Guide to Interpersonal Neurobiology is designed to aid in your personal and professional application of the interpersonal neurobiology approach to developing a healthy mind, an integrated brain, and empathic relationships. It is also designed to assist you in seeing the intricate foundations of interpersonal neurobiology as you read other books in the Norton Series on Interpersonal Neurobiology. Praise for Daniel J. Siegel's books: “Siegel is a must-read author for anyone interested in the science of the mind.” —Daniel Goleman, author of Social Intelligence: The New Science of Human Relationships “[S]tands out for its skillful weaving together of the interpersonal, the inner world, the latest science, and practical applications.” —Jack Kornfield, PhD, founding teacher of the Insight Meditation Society and Spirit Rock Center, and author of A Path With Heart “Siegel has both a meticulous understanding of the roles of different parts of the brain and an intimate relationship with mindfulness . . . [A]n exciting glimpse of an uncharted territory of neuroscience.” —Scientific American Mind “Dr. Daniel Siegel is one of the most thoughtful, eloquent, scientifically solid and reputable exponents of mind/body/brain integration in the world today.” —Jon Kabat-Zinn, PhD, author of Wherever You Go, There You Are, Full Catastrophe Living, and Coming to Our Senses

One Second to Think

Author: Leon Quan
Publisher: iUniverse
ISBN: 9780595351916
Release Date: 2005-06
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

A challenge to today's pop culture, One Second to Think is an information-age guide to critical thinking. Drawing upon the clarity of 20/20 "mindsight," this provocative twenty-first-century message provides the keys to an instantaneous mental makeover. Author Leon Quan exposes the tactics used by advertisers to define, manipulate, and mentally restrain the emerging leaders of America. Quan's entertaining mix of humor and candor will show you how to reverse this trend by focusing on your unique talents. Across the nation, his audiences have gained performance-enhancing ideas and perspectives including: Learning the ten critical seconds of leadership Avoiding the eight lethal one-second habits Finding the threshold of relevance Capturing the power of presence Developing, disciplining, and directing your passions Discovering the artistry of impulse management One Second to Think will energize those who want to enrich their leadership style, define their true ambitions, and execute their dreams with clarity and authenticity.

Parenting from the Inside Out

Author: Daniel J. Siegel MD
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781101662694
Release Date: 2013-12-26
Genre: Family & Relationships

An updated edition—with a new preface—of the bestselling parenting classic by the author of "BRAINSTORM: The Power and Purpose of the Teenage Brain" In Parenting from the Inside Out, child psychiatrist Daniel J. Siegel, M.D., and early childhood expert Mary Hartzell, M.Ed., explore the extent to which our childhood experiences shape the way we parent. Drawing on stunning new findings in neurobiology and attachment research, they explain how interpersonal relationships directly impact the development of the brain, and offer parents a step-by-step approach to forming a deeper understanding of their own life stories, which will help them raise compassionate and resilient children. Born out of a series of parents' workshops that combined Siegel's cutting-edge research on how communication impacts brain development with Hartzell's decades of experience as a child-development specialist and parent educator, this book guides parents through creating the necessary foundations for loving and secure relationships with their children.