Mindfulness Journal for Depression: A Guided Journey Toward Self-Compassion and Positivity (Paperback)

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Mindfulness Journal for Depression: A Guided Journey Toward Self-Compassion and Positivity (Paperback)


Be more present and start healing from depression, one prompt at a time

Start reclaiming your life from depression as you learn to be more mindful. Rooted in mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT), this journal will help you learn how to relate to difficult feelings and live in the moment. Each page provides new writing exercises, body scans, and meditations that make it easier to understand that you are not your depression.

The Mindfulness Journal for Depression features:
  • Writing prompts—Consciously notice your emotions without getting stuck in them and explore the depths of who you are.
  • Mindfulness exercises—Learn techniques for cultivating awareness and breaking free from depression so you can live the life you want.
  • Generous space—There is plenty of room to write, so you can get out all of your thoughts and feelings.

Move past your depression and learn to live in the moment with help from this simple guided journal.
TANYA J. PETERSON, MS, NCC, holds a master of science degree in counseling, is credentialed by the National Board of Certified Counselors, and is a diplomate of the American Institute of Stress (AIS). She’s the author of 10 self-help books and a regular contributor to a variety of mental health websites.
Product Details ISBN: 9781638070559
ISBN-10: 1638070555
Publisher: Rockridge Press
Publication Date: October 5th, 2021
Pages: 190
Language: English
"Journaling is an essential tool in depression recovery, providing a space to process emotions and engage in self-exploration. Tanya J. Peterson offers a precise guide on how to journal, removing the frustration of a blank page and not knowing where to begin. Her journaling prompts guide the participant seamlessly through mindfulness tools designed to cultivate awareness and lift the heavy weight of depression. This book is a great adjunct to therapy or a place to start understanding the mechanisms of depression on your own." —Indigo Stray Conger, LMFT, psychotherapist and staff writer at ChoosingTherapy.com

"Engaging, motivating, and easy to use, Mindfulness Journal for Depression is full of compassionate exercises and writing prompts to empower you to get out of the prison of depression and live a more joyful life. I highly recommend this book to anyone who struggles with depression or negative thought patterns and have already suggested it to a few of my clients. Tanya J. Peterson conveys much warmth, compassion, and deep understanding of individuals who suffer from depression. Therapists will also find this a valuable resource!" —Dorlee Michaeli, MBA, LCSW, psychotherapist and mental health blogger

"As a clinician and loyal follower of Tanya J. Peterson's work, I've come to depend on her books in my daily practice. Peterson's newest gem, Mindfulness Journal for Depression, has exceeded my already high expectations. I will be recommending it to clients, friends, and family alike!" —Shawn Verdin, LPC-S, LAC, NCC

"The highly recognized author/presenter/expert on mindfulness and mental health, Tanya J. Peterson, MS, NCC, pushes the self-help envelope forward with her eighth book, Mindfulness Journal for Depression. Peterson guides those wrestling with depression through journaling prompts, mindfulness techniques, breathing exercises, body scans, meditations, and movement exercises to help participants break out of depressive cycles and into an experience of 'self-compassion and positivity.' Her writing is helping many people, and I have clients that will benefit from this book." —J. Michael Atwater, PhD, program director, www.GenesisCE.org