As a researcher, lecturer and writer with years of clinical and teaching experience in many areas of psychology, Dr Stephen McKenzie has written several books including Exisle’s Mindfulness at Work and with Craig Hassed, Mindfulness for Life. Dr McKenzie lectures in psychology at Melbourne’s Monash University.
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Beyond Mindfulness – Finding Your Real Life
The mindfulness trend has seen mindfulness become valued more as an item in a personal toolkit as opposed to a full way of living. Dr Stephen McKenzie, a leading mindfulness author and teacher, brings us back to its roots-—connecting the heart with mindfulness to become heartfulness.
The paths to full living are clearly shown and demonstrated. Being heartful simply means being fully connected — with ourselves and with other people — and therefore fully alive, happy, without stress and at peace. There are exercises for the reader and chapters include adversity, humour, knowledge, kindness, love and hope, among others.
With anecdotes, things to do and think about and lots to gently read and enjoy, this is a gentle warm book that seeks to bring the reader home to a happy state.
SPECIFICATIONS: Paperback | 229 x 152 mm / 9 x 6 Inches | Colour | 192 Pages |
Catholic Herald, May 2016
“Although within the genre of self-help books, the book nonetheless asks provocative questions which can be a springboard to deeper soul-searching.”
Daily Telegraph, May 2016
“We don’t need to wait for love, or permission to show kindness. We can just do it. With no expectations.”
Good Reading, March 2016
“This is a gentle, warm book that seeks to bring the reader home to happy state.”
Ladies in Racing, January 2017
“This book pushes through the boundaries imposed by a misinterpreted idea of mindfulness” – Click here to read the full review.
The Dr Pat Show, September 2016
Listen in to Dr Stephen McKenzie talk about the concepts and themes behind his latest book ‘Heartfulness’ on The Dr Pat Show.
Yoga Journal, May 2016
“He explores the paths to being fully connected with ourselves and other people and therefore fully alive…”