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Five Good Minutes in the Evening: 100 Mindful Practices to Help You Unwind from the Day and Make the Most of Your Night

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What's a typical weeknight like for you? Do you leave your workplace, endure the evening commute, putter around the house, race through dinner, and collapse into bed-only to discover that it's time to go to work again? That's no way to live! You can leave tension at the office and the traffic on the highway. Just five good minutes stand between a stressful workday and a restorative evening of calm, serenity, and joy.

Five Good Minutes® in the Evening offers 100 engaging ...

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Five Good Minutes in the Evening: 100 Mindful Practices to Help You Unwind from the Day and Make the Most of Your Night

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Overview

What's a typical weeknight like for you? Do you leave your workplace, endure the evening commute, putter around the house, race through dinner, and collapse into bed-only to discover that it's time to go to work again? That's no way to live! You can leave tension at the office and the traffic on the highway. Just five good minutes stand between a stressful workday and a restorative evening of calm, serenity, and joy.

Five Good Minutes® in the Evening offers 100 engaging practices that lead you out of a hectic day and into a peaceful night. From the authors of Five Good Minutes, this collection of mindfulness exercises, positive visualizations, and affirmations can become a powerful force for change in your life. In no time at all, the five good minutes you give yourself in the evening can help you transform the mundane into the extraordinary and renew your vitality and passion for life.

Five Good Minutes is a trademark of New Harbinger Publications, Inc.

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“This is good advice. Anybody can find five minutes most evenings for dropping to the present moment and touching what is deepest and best in oneself. If you do it lovingly and regularly, those five minutes will be good and good for you in more ways than you can imagine.”
—Jon Kabat-Zinn, author of Coming to Our Senses

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781572244559
  • Publisher: New Harbinger Publications
  • Publication date: 8/1/2006
  • Series: The Five Good Minutes Series
  • Pages: 256
  • Sales rank: 525,890
  • Product dimensions: 6.26 (w) x 5.86 (h) x 0.73 (d)

Meet the Author


Jeffrey Brantley, MD, DFAPA, has practiced mindfulness meditation for over thirty years, and his work in medicine and psychiatry has emphasized mindfulness and mindfulness-based interventions to promote individual health and well-being. He is a founding faculty member of Duke Integrative Medicine, and founded the Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Program at Duke Integrative Medicine in 1998. Brantley is the author of Calming Your Anxious Mind and coauthor of the Five Good Minutes® series and Daily Meditations for Calming Your Anxious Mind.

Wendy Millstine, is a freelance writer and certified holistic nutrition consultant who specializes in diet and stress reduction. With Jeffrey Brantley, she is coauthor of the Five Good Minutes® series, and Daily Meditations for Calming Your Anxious Mind. She is also coauthor of True Belonging. She lives in Santa Rosa, CA.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 17, 2009

    Nice Tips To Help Relax

    If you're mind is going all the time and you have a hard time enjoying your evenings because of it then I recommend this book. My mind is always going thinking about what else I need to do or worrying about work and other things. I couldn't relax and I couldn't sleep. This book provided simple tips to help me refoucs and quiet my mind so that I could relax. I've recommended this book to several people and plan on giving it as a gift to some others.

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