Easy Meditations to Short Circuit Stress Using Mindfulness and Neuroscience
by Jennifer Wolkin
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Pub Date 27 May 2021 | Archive Date 01 Apr 2021
New Harbinger Publications, Inc., New Harbinger
Calm the chaos and rewire your brain in just five minutes a day!
Do you ever feel like your stress levels are off the charts? You aren’t alone. Every day it feels like there’s something new to juggle or a fresh crisis to avert. And just keeping everything in the air requires an exhausting amount of attention and a dizzying amount of responsibilities. The more chaotic life becomes, the more we tend to forget what we truly value—from family and friends to mental and physical health. Fortunately, there are things you can do to stay grounded that won’t eat away at your increasingly precious time.
Quick Calm is a practical and fun guidebook designed to fit perfectly into a fast-paced lifestyle. You’ll discover the what, why, and how of developing your own mindfulness practice. You’ll learn all about the essential, life-affirming benefits of this ancient practice, including mindfulness meditation’s positive effects on both mind and body. And, most importantly, you’ll find daily practices you can do in just five minutes a day!
So, if you’re ready to discover the gift of mindfulness, but you don’t have the time to attend a meditation retreat, set aside five minutes a day with this handy little guide. You’ll be hard pressed to find a better return on your time investment!
“Quick Calm is a practical, accessible guide to help us leave the well-worn paths of stress and anxiety and navigate toward greater peace. This book reads like a wise friend speaking to you—and not just any friend, but one who’s a brilliant neuropsychologist. Quick Calm is exactly the book we need right now. This very minute.”
—Maggie Smith, best-selling author of Good Bones and Keep Moving
“Jennifer Wolkin is a competent and kind guide who will accompany you on a journey to integrate mindfulness into your everyday life. She combines practicality and originality, offering both education and unique exercises designed to cultivate a consistent practice. Quick Calm is a resource you will return to again and again to help you live with less stress and more purpose.”
—Alexandra H. Solomon, PhD, clinical assistant professor at Northwestern University, licensed clinical psychologist, TEDx speaker, and author of Loving Bravely and Taking Sexy Back