Author: The Mindfulness Project
Release Date: 2016-06-21
Genre: Body, Mind & Spirit
Mindfulness is the simple and powerful practice of training your attention. It's simple in that it's just about paying attention to what's happening here and now, and powerful because it can keep you from getting lost in thoughts about the future or past, which often generate more stress on top of the real pressures of everyday life. While learning to live in the moment, the joyful mindfulness exercises, meditations, coloring pages, and habit-breakers in this beautifully designed and illustrated book will challenge your powers of observation, investigation, and cultivation while bringing new awareness to your senses, thoughts, and emotions. I Am Here Now inspires readers to explore the world with greater curiosity and find moments of mindfulness in everyday life, while unleashing your creativity along the way.
Author: The Mindfulness Project
Publisher: Random House
Release Date: 2015-10-01
Genre: Mindfulness (Psychology)
'An essential guide to mindfulness, filled with tools and practices that can enhance our well-being.' Arianna Huffington I am here now will inspire you to explore your world with greater curiosity and find moments of mindfulness in everyday life while unleashing your creativity along the way. Be here now with exercises to challenge your powers of observation, investigation and cultivation and bring new awareness to your senses, thoughts and emotions. Practise meditation with the I am here now audio track, guided by internationally renowned mindfulness teacher Tara Brach. Use the field notes pages to record your findings and capture your insights. 'Mindfulness is a simple and very powerful practice of training our attention. It's simple in that it's really just about paying attention to what's happening here and now (i.e. sensations, thoughts, and emotions) in a non-judgemental way. It's powerful because it can interrupt the habit of getting lost in thoughts, mostly about the future or past, which often generates more stress on top of the real pressures of everyday life.' The Mindfulness Project
In today's busy world, finding physical and mental space for peace and calm amidst the competing demands of work, family and friends can be a challenge. Mindfulness is a simple and powerful practice that can help you cut through the noise and reclaim tranquillity, wherever you are. The Mindfulness Journal offers an introduction to mindfulness and easy exercises that can be done whether you are sitting at your desk, squeezed on to a crowded train, or standing in line at the supermarket. This beautifully illustrated journal is your indispensable companion to a more peaceful, stress-free day.
Start Where You Are is a full-colour, passion-inspiring journal designed to help readers nurture their creativity, explore their feelings and focus on what matters most. Featuring vibrant hand-lettering and watercolour illustrations, it pairs inspiring quotes with supportive prompts and exercises to spark reflection through writing, drawing, chart-making and more. As beautiful as it is useful, Start Where You Are will make a perfect gift and keepsake as well as a powerful tool for positive change.
Author and illustrator Lee Crutchley brings his lively interactive approach to a little-discussed but very common issue: the struggle with depression and anxiety. Through a series of supportive, surprising, and engaging prompts, HOW TO BE HAPPY (OR AT LEAST LESS SAD) helps readers see things in a new light, and rediscover simple pleasures and everyday joy...or at least feel a little less sad. By turns a workbook, trusted friend, creative outlet, security blanket, and secret diary, the pages of this book will offer solace, distraction, engagement, a fresh perspective, and hopeful new beginnings--for readers of all ages and walks of life.
Author: Lee Crutchley
Release Date: 2013
An interactive guide to promoting creativity draws on the author's own struggles with creative blocks while explaining the painstaking process through which he has found inspiration, offering a range of lively prompts, activities and challenges designed to shift perspective and enable productivity. By the creator of Quoteskine. Original. 35,000 first printing.
Author: Adam J. Kurtz
Release Date: 2016-05-03
Things are what you make of them Every day is a chance to create something new for yourself. Put down your phone and pick up a pencil. Give yourself some space. The Internet will still be there. Start with one page at a time, and you'll be surprised at just how much you can create. Each of the 365 prompts in 1 Page at a Time will encourage you to draw, write, list, reflect, and share. This book is your new best friend. Let's get started! Now available in red, blue, and yellow!
"Everyone should read this. Mindfulness is such a great way to live life to the full." - Amazon Customer "The greatest 'little book' ever! Take my advice, buy it now and you will wonder how you ever managed without it!" - Amazon Customer "Patrizia Collard's depth of experience as a teacher and practitioner shines through. I love this little book!" - Amazon Customer "Great book to pick up if you just have a few minutes a day." - Amazon Customer "I carry it with me everywhere. Lovely little calming book." - Amazon Customer "Delightful little book." - Amazon Customer Mindfulness is the easy way to gently let go of stress and be in the moment. It has fast become the slow way to manage the modern world - without chanting mantras or setting aside hours of time for meditation. Dr Patrizia Collard will show you how to bring simple 5- and 10-minute practices into your day in order to free yourself from stress and, ultimately, find more peace in your life. This beautifully illustrated book will set you and your family on the road of mindfulness so you can lead a more mindful, peaceful and relaxed life. Find long-lasting happiness with The Little Book of Mindfulness! CONTENTS: 1. Being in the Now 2. Accept and Respond 3. Making Your Mind Up 4. Simply Be 5. Mindful Eating 6. Gratitude and Compassion 7. Everyday Mindfulness
Featuring a sleek, modern design in a toteable, giftable package, "Mindfulness: A Journal" provides the user with a series of simple journaling prompts designed to nurture a positive, calming framework to approach the day. Each of the writing prompts provides the user with space to examine one's self and ponder some of the basic tenets of mindfulness. The journal can be completed at whatever pace the user prefers to work at (daily, weekly, etc) and features inspirational quotes sprinkled throughout, as well as introductory material on the practice of mindfulness and a list of resources for further reading.
Can't sleep? An insightful and creative journal for anyone who has trouble quieting a restless mind An engaging and emotionally aware resource for night owls, insomniacs, and anyone else who finds themselves awake at all hours, The Nocturnal Journal will help you explore what keeps you up at night, and why. Prompts and illustrations tease out the pressing thoughts, deep questions, everyday anxieties, and half-formed creative ideas that need unpacking and exploring, bringing more peace of mind and a richer understanding of ourselves. The perfect gift for journal lovers and anyone seeking emotional wellness, self care, and a clearer mind.
It’s time to live in the present! Simply stated, mindfulness is the practice of living in the present. It’s choosing to focus on the here and now but without getting swept up in mental drama. Sounds easy enough, but it’s actually really hard. Our brains are wired to think, think, think all the time. Whether we’re thinking about something that happened a year ago or an hour ago, our thoughts take us away from focusing on right here, right now. Author Tracey Moore Lukkarila knows this from experience. As a sufferer of anxiety and clinical depression, she has spent a lifetime experimenting with different ways to manage her condition. Mindfulness has become the tool she uses every day to calm the internal chaos, creating space to breathe. Mindfulness is an excellent tool for depression, anxiety, and obsessive thinking. It's like a personal trainer for your brain, gently teaching you how to move past the negative mental ruminations that keep us stuck. With it, you can learn to quiet your mind and sharpen your focus. Tracey created this journal to share mindfulness techniques that work for her. Each day, you'll write down a few things to be grateful for, getting you into the practice of shifting focus away from judgment, negativity, worries, training your brain to focus more on the positive and to consider things you overlook and take for granted. You'll practice reframing negative thoughts to consider more positive, reasonable alternatives, and you'll pat yourself on the back for the things you do each day, big and small, to bring greater awareness to your impact in the world. Additionally, you'll be given specific, easy-to-do mindfulness exercises to quickly get yourself out of your head and into your life. You’ll gain a greater connection to yourself, others, and the world around you.
The Art of Untangling is an interactive journal that is designed to guide readers through a self-discovery, healing and transformation journey, all in the spirit of body-mind-heart wellness and mindfulness. Featuring over 120 writing prompts and 26 hand drawn coloring pages, the journal helps readers explore their self-defeating patterns, fears and limitations, find clarity and insight, learn self-love and acceptance, rediscover passions and desires, build resilience and inner-strength, and become a more peaceful, authentic and resilient self! Your Self-Discovery Journey: - Learn mindfulness and expand your self-awareness. - Shift to a holistic body-mind wellness and self-care mindset. - Untangle mental knots, self-defeating patterns and fears. - Get clear on your relationship with yourself. - Re-discover your creativity, passion, desires and purpose. - Take charge of your life from the place of inner-strength and power. - Recognize and unleash your true potential.
A unique, fast and enjoyable way of achieving a calm and mindful state, using the physical pages of a book. With a soothing tone and reference to modern life, the book features 25 illustrations, each one is an exercise that actively triggers a state of mindful awareness. Some find it hard to reach a state of mindfulness simply by following written instructions. Apps offer interactive support but come with distractions of their host devices. Here & Now provides a fast and enjoyable way of achieving a mindful state using the physical pages of a book. Each illustration is part of an exercise that actively triggers a mindful awareness as you interact with the page. It's lighthearted approach will appeal to readers of books such as Wreck This Journal. The exercises are focussed around the themes of breathing, sitting meditation, compassion, gratitude, and interconnectedness, to mention just a few. Here & Now is a simple and compelling guide for beginners.
Author: Goldie Hawn
Release Date: 2012
Genre: Family & Relationships
Across the country, the revolutionary MindUP program, developed under the auspices of the Hawn Foundation, established by Goldie Hawn, is teaching children vital social and emotional skills. By understanding how their brains work, children discover wheretheir emotions come from and become more self-aware. They learn to appreciate the sensory aspects of their lives and to value the positive effects of mindfulness, compassion, and kindness. This, in turn, empowers them to manage and reduce their own stress--and helps them be happy. Those who have seen the effects of this program have been eager to learn how to implement it in their own homes and use its practices for themselves, too. Here, for the first time, its secrets are being shared with all parents and children.--From publisher description.