The Open-Focus Brain: Harnessing the Power of Attention to Heal Mind and Body

  • 6h 10m 54s
  • Jim Robbins, Les Fehmi
  • Brilliance Publishing
  • 2007

This breakthrough book presents a disarmingly simple idea: The way we pay attention in daily life can play a critical role in our health and well-being. According to Dr. Les Fehmi, a clinical psychologist and researcher, many of us have become stuck in "narrow-focus attention": a tense, constricted, survival mode of attention that holds us in a state of chronic stress - and which lies at the root of common ailments including anxiety, depression, ADD, stress-related migraines, and more. To improve these conditions, Dr. Fehmi explains that we must learn to return to a relaxed, diffuse, and creative form of attention, which he calls "Open Focus."

This highly listenable and empowering book offers straightforward explanations and simple exercises on how to shift into a more calm, open style of attention that reduces stress, improves health, and enhances performance. The Open-Focus Brain features eight essential attention exercises for improving health.

Dr. Fehmi writes, "Everyone has the ability to heal their nervous systems, to dissolve their pain, to slow down and yet accomplish more, to experience the deeper side of life - in short, to change their lives for the better dramatically." At last listeners can learn the techniques that Dr. Fehmi has offered to thousands of clients - the same drug-free, safe, and effective techniques that have led to remarkable and long-lasting results.

In this Audiobook

  • 1. An Addiction to Narrow Focus
  • 2. Sweet Surrender: Discovering the Benefits of Synchronous Alpha Brain Waves
  • 3. The Full Complement of Attention
  • 4. What Lies Beneath: Anxiety
  • 5. Dissolving Physical Pain
  • 6. Dissolving Emotional Pain
  • 7. Love is a Way of Paying Attention: Open-Focus Tools for Relationships
  • 8. Peak Performance
  • 9. Living in Open Focus
  • 10. Attention and Psychotherapy

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