• The Mayo Clinic Guide to Stress-Free Living

  • By: Amit Sood MD MSc
  • Narrated by: Chris Sorensen
  • Length: 12 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook
  • Release date: 13-09-16
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Audible Studios
  • 5 out of 5 stars 5.0 (3 ratings)

Summary

Have you ever driven several miles without noticing anything on the road or read a page in a book without registering any of it? Do the day's worries and disappointments crowd your mind as you're trying to fall asleep at night? Do you feel stressed much of the time and aren't sure how to find peace?
In this book Amit Sood, MD, MSc, a Mayo Clinic specialist in stress and resiliency, reveals how the mind's instinctive restlessness and shortsightedness generate stress and anxiety and presents strategies for living a more peaceful life. The book is based on the highly popular stress management program offered at Mayo Clinic that Dr. Sood developed after two decades of work with tens of thousands of people.
Drawing on groundbreaking brain research, Dr. Sood helps you understand the brain's two modes and how an imbalance between them produces unwanted stress. From this basis you learn skills that will help you:



Develop deep and sustained attention
Practice gratitude, compassion, and acceptance
Live a meaningful life
Cultivate nurturing relationships
Achieve your highest potential

All of these concepts are weaved into a practical and fun journey that has been tested in numerous scientific studies, with consistently positive results. Take the first step to discover greater peace and joy for you and your loved ones.
PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying reference material will be available in your Library section along with the audio.
©2013 Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research (MFMER) (P)2016 Audible, Inc.
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Critic reviews

"Dr. Sood has put together a simple, secular and structured program that is anchored in science, is free of rituals and dogmas, and is accessible to everyone. This book can change your life." (Dr. Andrew Weil)
"An important innovative approach to well-being, one we all should know about." (Dr. Daniel Goleman)
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5 out of 5 stars
By miss on 10-03-17

Inspiring educational & transforming

The audible is like a resolution to being happy. I will listen back over and over again when I need guidance. Better than therapy.

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5 out of 5 stars
By CS on 15-09-17

excellent book in so many ways

fantastic tips and insight into living a stress free life. touches on many topics including meditation, gratitude and spirituallity but this book remains grounded to the practical side of reducing stress. I will relisten to this book many times it's lessons are very valuable.

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2 out of 5 stars
By michael on 25-09-16

Put me to sleep

The story itself seems interesting, but I just couldn't handle the narrator any longer. I made it three hours in and had to give up.

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4 of 5 people found this review helpful

5 out of 5 stars
By turtlefarmgirl on 08-08-18

Momentous book, bad title, horrid reader

This is one of the best, most helpful, books I’ve ever read. However, I cannot listen to it without wincing and going back to my Kindle version. As to the title, it’s so embarrassingly bad for this thoughtful of a book - more like a title of a handout brochure in a hospital corridor. It has stopped me from recommending it to those who might benefit from it.

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