5-Minute Mindfulness: Simple Daily Shortcuts to Transform Your Life

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Mindfulness is just a moment away!

You don't need to hide yourself away on a mountaintop for decades to achieve enlightenment. You can do it right in your own home, at work, even in the car on your daily commute. All it takes a 5 minutes—and an open mind. With 5-Minute Mindfulness, readers find quick and easy ways to calm their minds, soothe their psyches, and sustain their spirits. These potent, portable practices, meditations, postures, and exercises can be done anywhere, ...

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Overview

Mindfulness is just a moment away!

You don't need to hide yourself away on a mountaintop for decades to achieve enlightenment. You can do it right in your own home, at work, even in the car on your daily commute. All it takes a 5 minutes—and an open mind. With 5-Minute Mindfulness, readers find quick and easy ways to calm their minds, soothe their psyches, and sustain their spirits. These potent, portable practices, meditations, postures, and exercises can be done anywhere, anytime—mini-enlightenments that can create a lifetime of joy, peace, and serenity.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781440529795
  • Publisher: Adams Media
  • Publication date: 12/18/2011
  • Pages: 224
  • Sales rank: 956,170
  • Product dimensions: 5.20 (w) x 7.10 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

David B. Dillard-Wright, PhD is the author of The Everything Guide to Meditation for Healthy Living. He teaches philosophy, religion, and ethics at University of South Carolina Aiken. His practice in meditation originated in the Trappist tradition of contemplative prayer and then segued into Eastern practices. He has studied meditation at the Sivananda centers worldwide. He has written many articles and reviews investigating the interconnections between mind, body, and environment.

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Table of Contents

Introduction What is Mindfulness? Iv

Chapter 1 Living A Mindful Life 1

Chapter 2 Stress Relief for Your Brain 11

Chapter 3 Goodbye, Monkey Mind 24

Chapter 4 Don't Think, Breathe! 42

Chapter 5 Stress Relief for Your Body 52

Chapter 6 Mindful Body, Luminous Body 67

Chapter 7 Stretch, Breathe, Relax! 111

Chapter 8 Say A Little Mindful Prayer 119

Chapter 9 Sutras for Your Soul 136

Chapter 10 Be A Mindful Mystic 153

Chapter 11 Tune in to Mindfulness 175

Chapter 12 Set Your Sights on Mindfulness 186

Chapter 13 Breathe in Mindfulness 197

Conclusion 5 Minutes to a Mindful Life 208

Index 209

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