Discovering an Oasis of Calm in the City
The city is an exciting yet demanding place to live. Although you love the tremendous energy and diversity of the urban environment, the day-to-day grind of going to work and navigating crowds, traffic, and lines can leave you feeling weary and disconnected.
Respectful of the challenges and advantages that arise when you live or work in the city, Urban Mindfulness provides practical advice for transforming everyday experiences into opportunities for contemplation, stress relief, and fulfillment. Filled with insightful reflections and exercises you can do at work, at home, or even while riding the subway, this guide will help you achieve and maintain the sense of peace and calm that you've been seeking. You'll find yourself returning to this guide again and again for gentle reminders that will help you create stillness within yourself as the outside world rushes crazily by.
About the Author
Jonathan S. Kaplan, PhD,, is a clinical psychologist and founder of UrbanMindfulness. org,. He specializes in the application of mindfulness and meditation to psychotherapy and maintains a private practice in New York City where he provides psychotherapy, professional training, and clinical supervision. He lives in Brooklyn with his wife and two children.
Table of Contents
Meditation at Home: A Dialogue Between Inner and Outer Spaces Mini Mindfulness Masters at Home Change Your Brain, Change Your Roommate Talkin’ Trash Apartment Envy Spot Cleaning Thanks for the Noise, Neighbor!
Chairman Meow Is So Soft Day of Silence Ghost Town
Exercising Acceptance Can You Smell That?
A Walk In the Park Flecks of Green Toddler Time Mindfulness Master You See 'Em, Museum!
The Clothes Make the City, Man Mindful Online Dating Urban "Winefulness”
Coffee with Milk, Sugar, and Mindfulness When Does Your Workday Begin and End?
"Work” Is a Four-Letter WordSo Is "Play”
Mindfulness First-Aid Kit Pushing Buttons Sensory "Quintathlon”
Going Up and Down, Mindfully Fern Meditation Have a Nice Day!