Stillness in the Storm (epub) Ebook
This unique book offers seven practical self-help tools drawn from a broad range of positive psychology, therapeutic, and spiritual models and approaches, each designed to help us discover the ‘stillness in the storm’. Additionally, the book has 20 audio tracks containing short meditations and visualisations.
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About the book
7 tools for coping with fear and uncertainty
We live in a world of change and uncertainty – we always have. But presently it’s as if a storm were raging round us, churning up feelings of anxiety and fear and making it difficult to respond resourcefully to our own needs and those of others. This unique book offers seven practical self-help tools drawn from a broad range of positive psychology, therapeutic, and spiritual models and approaches, each designed to help us discover the ‘stillness in the storm’ –our sense of peace and inner wholeness. The book includes simple exercises, audio meditations and commentaries, emergency responses, and positive affirmations to help the reader put its powerful ideas into everyday practice.
‘A delightful, practical and healing book of treasures to carry through the storm.’ (Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist, Kent)
‘Covering the multitude of areas essential to our well-being and all in one book. It was like having a companion who just sat quietly in the corner and consciously held the space for me as I read. Balm for the soul.’ (Mental Health Expert by Experience)
‘A very welcome, gentle and practice-based guide to learning to live more lightly in our ever-changing world.’ (General Practitioner, London)
Additionally, the book has 20 audio tracks containing short meditations and visualisations
Authors and Foreword
Jan Alcoe (BSSc PsychHons, DHypPsych(UK)) is publishing and training adviser to the Janki Foundation and has a background in writing and publishing in health and social care. She is trained in clinical hypnotherapy and has written two previous Janki Foundation self-help guides based on her professional experience and from coping with personal, serious illness, Lifting Your Spirits and The Heart of Well-being. She co-edited the self-development programme Values in Healthcare: a spiritual approach for the Janki Foundation. Jan has retained a lifelong interest in positive psychology, the power of the mind-body connection and spirituality in healing, and was a past vice-chair of the British Holistic Medical Association.
Dr Sarah Eagger (MB,BS, FRCPsych) is Chair of the Janki Foundation. She worked for 30 years in the NHS as a consultant psychiatrist and honorary senior clinical lecturer in the department of Psychological Medicine, Imperial College, London, and also worked in private practice for 15 years. She is on the executive committees of both the Religion, Spirituality and Psychiatry section of the World Psychiatric Association and the Special Interest Group on Spirituality at the Royal College of Psychiatrists (UK). She is also past chair of the National Spirituality and Mental Health Forum and the British Holistic Medical Association. As a practitioner of Raja Yoga meditation for over 40 years and a certified Mindful Self Compassion teacher, she is an advocate of a values-based approach to healthcare – one that embraces peace, love, positivity and compassion for the benefit of oneself and others.