Mindfulness Meditations for the Anxious Traveler: Quick Exercises to Calm Your Mind

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Ever wonder how easy life would be if you didn’t get suffocated with anxiety, your heart didn’t pound in your chest, and your thoughts didn’t race a mile a minute every time you had to step onto a plane? Think you have no control over your fear of flying? Think again. Mindfulness Meditations for the Anxious Traveler reveals how you can calm your anxiety about traveling, cultivate self-compassion, and gain control of your fears by quieting the emotional brain and tapping into the rational brain. You can approach ...

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Overview

Ever wonder how easy life would be if you didn’t get suffocated with anxiety, your heart didn’t pound in your chest, and your thoughts didn’t race a mile a minute every time you had to step onto a plane? Think you have no control over your fear of flying? Think again. Mindfulness Meditations for the Anxious Traveler reveals how you can calm your anxiety about traveling, cultivate self-compassion, and gain control of your fears by quieting the emotional brain and tapping into the rational brain. You can approach your traveling challenges with greater ease. The secret is in the spaces.

A leader in mindfulness psychology, Dr. Elisha Goldstein demon-strates how to use the space between stimulus and response to break free from habitual beliefs and thoughts that don’t serve you. These techniques will allow you to connect to the present moment to make deep, permanent life changes. In essence, this book teaches the foundation for how the now—this very moment—can change the rest of your life.

To enhance and ease your experience, the text also contains links to simple instructional videos.

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Review quote for The Now Effect:

The Now Effect offers wise and simple guidance that is immediately helpful, compassionate and playful. It is a genuine invitation to be fully present, to open yourself up to life.”—Jack Kornfield, bestselling author of A Path with Heart

Review quote for The Now Effect:

"If you are looking for a handbook on how to improve the quality of your life, reduce your stress levels and help build a better future for yourself, your family, your community and your country, this book is it." —Congressman Tim Ryan, author of A Mindful Nation

Review quote for The Now Effect:

The Now Effect shines with a fresh simplicity and wisdom that will make you see your mind and relationships in a different way. With practical guidance, this book gives you important tools to make changes for a better life. A genuinely uplifting and very enjoyable book." —Jeffrey M.Schwartz, MD, Co-author of You Are Not Your Brain

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781476711324
  • Publisher: Atria Books
  • Publication date: 11/6/2012
  • Edition description: Original
  • Pages: 112
  • Sales rank: 536,714
  • Product dimensions: 5.40 (w) x 8.30 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Meet the Author

Elisha Goldstein, PhD, is cofounder of The Mindfulness and Psychotherapy Center in West Los Angeles and the author of The Now Effect and coauthor of A Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Workbook (with Bob Stahl). He runs Mindful Compassion Cognitive Therapy (MCCT) and Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) programs focusing on helping people to avoid relapsing into depression. Dr. Goldstein gives keynote addresses at conferences and conducts workshops around the world. He lives in Santa Monica, California.

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Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Relax and Get Present 7

Look for the Good 39

Transform Your Fear 63

The Anxious Traveler Lessons 89

Notes 93

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