Thrive Through Yoga: A 21-Day Journey to Ease Anxiety, Love Your Body and Feel More Alive

Thrive Through Yoga: A 21-Day Journey to Ease Anxiety, Love Your Body and Feel More Alive

by Nicola Jane Hobbs


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A revolutionary 21-day yoga and mindfulness plan to help free you from the anxieties and worries of modern life.

Thrive Through Yoga is a revolutionary step-by-step guide to freedom that can help you become a happy, confident, and resilient person and free you from anxiety and stress.

With heart-warming honesty Nicola shares her own story of how she triumphed over a mental illness that almost destroyed her and learned to thrive physically, emotionally, professionally, and financially with the help of yoga.

She takes you on a powerful 21-day journey to show you how to:

- Free yourself from stress, anxiety, and worry

- Build confidence, compassion, and self-worth

- Let go of anything in your life that no longer nourishes you

- Develop a loving relationship with your body

- Become the person you would like to be

Thrive Through Yoga unites the healing powers of yoga with practical ways to stress-proof your life, giving you the practical tools to let go of whatever is holding is you back so you can thrive.

From facing your fears to embracing your beauty and overcoming perfectionism, each chapter explores different stepping stones on your journey to happiness and freedom and gives you daily inspiration, mind-set exercises, meditations, and yoga routines to guide you every step of the way.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781472942999
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA
Publication date: 05/08/2018
Pages: 192
Sales rank: 737,493
Product dimensions: 8.20(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Nicola Jane Hobbs, MSc, is a writer, researcher, and coach who helps people live with less fear and more freedom. She is a qualified Nutritionist, certified Intuitive Eating Counselor, and has a Master's degree in Psychology with a research interest in eating and exercise psychology and post-traumatic growth. She teaches yoga internationally and is the author of Yoga Gym (Bloomsbury, 2015), Thrive Through Yoga (Bloomsbury, 2017), and Fear-Free Food (Bloomsbury, 2018).


Table of Contents

Part 1 Introduction 7

My promises to you 8

My story 9

The aim of Thrive Through Yoga 10

What is thriving? 11

Disorders, disease and distress 13

How does Thrive Through Yoga work? 18

The principles of Thrive Through Yoga 22

Part 2 The Thrive Sequence 27

Part 3 The Journey 31

Day 1 Self-Awareness 32

Day 2 Slowing Down and Being Present 36

Day 3 Forgiveness and Letting Go 40

Day 4 Nourishment and Self-Care 44

Day 5 Stress-Proofing your Body, Mind and Life 48

Day 6 Building Self-Compassion 52

Day 7 Overcoming Perfectionism 56

Day 8 Cultivating Gratitude 60

Day 9 Facing Fear and Finding Freedom 64

Day 10 Igniting Your Inner Fire 68

Day 11 Discovering Your True Strength 72

Day 12 Loving Your Body 76

Day 13 Letting Your Emotions be in Motion 80

Day 14 Finding Balance 84

Day 15 Going with the Flow 88

Day 16 Following Your Heart 92

Day 17 Embracing Discomfort 96

Day 18 Being Vulnerable 100

Day 19 Choosing to Love 104

Day 20 Re-Authoring Your Life Story 108

Day 21 Transforming Yourself and the World 112

Part 4 Sequences to Help You Thrive 117

Yoga for Easing Anxiety 118

Yoga for Relieving Depression 119

Yoga for Boosting Body Image 120

Yoga to Help You Sleep 121

Yoga to Increase Energy 122

Part 5 Meditations 125

Full Body Relaxation Meditation 126

Self-Love Meditation 127

Stress and Anxiety Relief Meditation 128

Part 6 Yoga Pose Library 131

Acknowledgements 186

Helpful Contacts 187

Research References 188

Index 190

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