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The Open-Focus Life: Practices to Develop Attention and Awareness for Optimal Well-Being (Paperback)
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Learn to change your mindset, relieve anxiety, dissolve pain, and bring a greater sense of wellbeing into your life by changing how you pay attention, with easy-to-apply techniques and in-the-moment exercises from Dr. Les Fehmi’s Open Focus method.
How you pay attention affects literally every moment of your conscious life, so learning how to be flexible with your focus can profoundly change how you respond to everyday challenges. The Open-Focus Life shows you many different ways of paying attention that you were never taught in school and illustrates how to use different attention styles as powerful tools to help you feel better, act more effectively, and improve the quality of your life.
Dr. Les Fehmi and Susan Shor Fehmi, pioneers in biofeedback, have spent decades developing and applying these methods with clients from all walks of life in their private clinical practice. In The Open-Focus Life, they coach you through common everyday stressors and show you how to shift out of modes of attention that exacerbate negative feelings and into modes of calm and balance. Based on peer-reviewed neuroscience and clinical experience, these quick, practical techniques will improve how you feel about your body, how you relate to people at work and at home, and how you interact with your everyday environment, to achieve a more relaxed life with less chronic physical and emotional pain.
About the Author
LES FEHMI, PHD, was director of the Princeton Biofeedback Centre in Princeton, New Jersey, and was a psychologist in private practice.
SUSAN SHOR FEHMI is Executive Director of the Princeton Biofeedback Centre. A Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Certified Biofeedback Provider, she joined Dr. Fehmi at his Biofeedback & Stress Management Clinic in New York City and later in Princeton, where she continues to see clients and publish articles in peer-reviewed journals.
MARK BEAUREGARD is an award-winning novelist and a professor in the Humanities Department of Western New Mexico University, as well as a Certified Open Focus Coach.
“The Open-Focus Life is a guide for the most challenging moments of our lives. It takes the basic skills from the Fehmis' previous books and offers a crucial step toward integrating the Open-Focus Method into every day. Using this approach allows us to make stress into an opportunity to transform who we are.”—Richard P. Brown, MD, Associate Professor of Clinical Psychiatry Columbia University, co-author of The Healing Power of the Breath