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 minutesand 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, anytimemini-enlightenments that can create a lifetime of joy, peace, and serenity.
About the Author
David Dillard-Wright, PhD, teaches philosophy, religion, and ethics at the University of South Carolina, Aiken. His academic work focuses on philosophy of the mind and animal ethics. His practice in meditation originated in the Trappist tradition of contemplative prayer and then segued into Eastern practices. He is the author of A Mindful Morning, A Mindful Evening, A Mindful Day, Mediation for Multitaskers, The Everything© Guide to Meditation for Healthy Living, 5-Minute Mindfulness, and At Ganapati’s Feet.
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