Daily Relaxer: Relax Your Body, Calm Your Mind, and Refresh Your Spirit

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Find Your Calm Spot

Just about every day brings some kind of stress into your life-but it also offers a new opportunity to treat yourself to the benefits of a calm mind, relaxed body, and refreshed spirit.

The Daily Relaxer offers simple, daily practices that can really change your life-the most effective techniques distilled from the best-selling Relaxation and Stress Reduction Workbook, the stress-management classic recommended by therapists ...

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Overview

Find Your Calm Spot

Just about every day brings some kind of stress into your life-but it also offers a new opportunity to treat yourself to the benefits of a calm mind, relaxed body, and refreshed spirit.

The Daily Relaxer offers simple, daily practices that can really change your life-the most effective techniques distilled from the best-selling Relaxation and Stress Reduction Workbook, the stress-management classic recommended by therapists worldwide. Whether it's deep breathing, progressive relaxation, or mindfulness meditation, you can learn each of these tension-relieving activities in just five minutes and start practicing them right away with amazing results.

Millions of people have used these techniques to relax and tame stress-you can, too! No matter how overwhelming your day is, these simple exercises will help you calm down and enjoy the wonderful gifts that each new day has to offer.

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You might call author Matthew McKay "Mr. Mellow": He has authored numerous books like The Relaxation and Stress Reduction Workbook, Self-Esteem, and When Anger Hurts. In this useful tome, he delineates his favorite ways to calm down, find focus, get centered, and beat stress. The Daily Relaxer contains step-by-step instructions for progressive muscle relaxation, visualization, and mindfulness exercises.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781572244542
  • Publisher: New Harbinger Publications
  • Publication date: 4/28/2006
  • Series: Companion Series
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 192
  • Sales rank: 618,511
  • Product dimensions: 6.02 (w) x 5.96 (h) x 0.56 (d)

Meet the Author

Patrick Fanning is a professional writer in the mental health field and the founder of a men's support group in northern California. He has authored and coauthored eight self-help books, including Self-Esteem, Thoughts and Feelings, Couple Skills, and Mind and Emotions.

Matthew McKay, PhD, is a professor at the Wright Institute in Berkeley, CA. He has authored and coauthored numerous books, including The Relaxation and Stress Reduction Workbook, Self-Esteem, Thoughts and Feelings, When Anger Hurts, and ACT on Life Not on Anger. He has also penned two fiction novels, Us and The Wawona Hotel. McKay received his PhD in clinical psychology from the California School of Professional Psychology, and specializes in the cognitive behavioral treatment of anxiety and depression. He lives and works in the Bay Area.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 26, 2006

    the only thing that helped my depression

    The evening is the worst for me, but by doing a exercise in my mind, which I learned from this book, I am able to calm down and go to sleep!

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