Yoga expert Nicola Jane Hobbs has put together a visual 21-day plan of poses that will help you feel more alive and ease any anxieties.
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This step-by-step guide helps you become the person you want to be and is sure to improve your happiness and confidence. Based on how she overcame her own mental health experiences, this book combines simple yoga exercises with practical ways to relieve stress and anxiety.
She explores the struggles and stresses that are most common in modern society and explains how to develop a loving relationship with your body, step by step. Whether you're an experienced Yogi or complete novice, she provides daily inspiration, mindset exercises, meditations, and yoga routines to guide you every step of the way.
From mastering breathing techniques to step-by-step asanas, diet advice and plant-based recipes, this DK book will help you embrace the practice of hatha yoga.
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It contains instructions for 20-, 40- and 60-minute yoga sessions alongside breathing exercises and strategies for mindfulness. This is a great way of exercising in a way that will relieve your stress levels and help you find more energy.
Suitable for all abilities, this book has been written by experts from the world-renowned Sivananda Yoga Vedana Centre and will help you find better health and more mindfulness.
In today's always switched-on world, it's easy to forget how beneficial a break away from everything can be to your health and mindset. Danielle Marchant's book is one that will help you press pause before life does it for you...
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With today's technology, we are never able to fully leave the office and fear of missing out means we're always rushing from one thing to the next. Pause is a book that encourages you to put yourself and your feelings first. It will help you learn to say no and embrace doing the things that make you feel good.
It's packed with exercises that will ground you, help you breathe deeper and settle many worries and anxieties. By following these tips, you will be able to experience all the joys, pains and twists and turns of life the way they were intended.
Christina Burke has 16 years' experience as a yoga teacher and is the owner of Liberation Yoga. In this book, she'll show you how to embrace the meditation practice and use its power to heal your mind, body and spirit.
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Suitable for all levels from beginner to advanced, this accessible handbook of remedies is based on the art and science of yoga and will cover physical, mental and emotional concerns with practises that address each condition. The final chapter of the book provides examples of combined sequences for different times of the day.
All of the poses and sequences are illustrated with clear photographs and each exercise is designed to last 15 minutes or less. They can help with everything from alleviating daily aches and pain to improving your state of mind and tapping into your creative spirit.
Counting the likes of Tina Fey, Ben Stiller and Steve Martin among her clients, Kristin McGee is a hugely successful yoga and Pilates teacher and celebrity trainer who will show you how to sit, stretch and strengthen your way to a happier, healthier you in Chair Yoga.
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With no need for any yoga experience or equipment, she presents a range of simple exercises for all ages which will take up just minutes of your day. With step-by-step instructions and easy-to-follow photos, the exercises in each chapter target a specific muscle group. There are even 5- and 10-minute routines to help them all at once.
A great way to improve posture and lessen back pain, this book shows how a few simple chair yoga moves a day will activate the body and focus the mind for better physical and mental health.
Relax, recharge and restore your body and mind with this yoga kit. It contains an instructional DVD, 64-page paperback book and exercise mat (1600 x 580mm).
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The book and DVD feature over 40 postures that both beginners and more advanced yoga fans will be able to try out. They'll strengthen your muscles and joints and improve balance and flexibility.
Box size: 320 x 245mm; Contents: mat, 64-page book, DVD
DVD running time: 50 minutes
'Please, no matter how we advance technologically, please don't abandon the book.' Patti Smith, 2010.
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Featuring quotes from the likes of William Shakespeare, Nelson Mandela and Ellen DeGeneres, 1,001 Quotations to Inspire You Before You Die is a book that you'll be fascinated by. It will be a very special gift for anyone you know who loves history and culture.
Stretching from the ancient world right through to the present day, it's full of big ideas, witty observations and important musings. The quotes cover topics including art and literature, culture, philosophy, politics, psychology and religion.
Beautifully designed, the quotations are all placed in historical context and there is detailed information regarding from where each one came.
This book explains the principles of Mindfulness, a meditation cognitive therapy, and shows how its rituals can help you find a path to better living. Living in the moment can be harder than we think in a tech-filled world of to-do lists. This gentle guide shows you easy, enjoyable and effective ways to slow down and develop awareness of your thoughts, actions and the environment. Exercises include step-by-step breathing and sound meditations, eating, walking meditations and movement sequences inspired by chi gong, tai chi and yoga to bring the mind and body into the present moment. In this fully-illustrated book discover the meditations and body moves to combat stress and anxiety, deal with fear and procrastination, eat better, manage change, love more, and ultimately feel the joy of being 'in the now'.
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Taking the motto 'Small steps, big changes' as its mantra, following I Want to Be Calm's advice can help you escape the stress of day-to-day life and help keep you from feeling overwhelmed or anxious.
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It provides innovative and practical solutions that cover the connection between body and mind and also showcases breathing techniques and meditation techniques that can be used to help you integrate a degree of calm into your personal and professional relationships.
A perfect book for anyone who wants to de-stress, refocus and achieve more with less effort.
Sandy Newbigging's Mind Calm technique is the modern-day meditation technique that you've been looking for. With Mind Calm you will learn how to let go of the constant chatter in your mind, gain clarity, perform at your best, worry less, heal faster, sleep better, improve relationships and feel more calm, confident and content in daily life. This collection of meditations is perfect for first time and experienced meditators, and those who have previously benefited from Sandy's original Mind Calm book and want to further their practice. Using unique brain wave music, these guided meditations nurture the development of key mental states including calm, clarity and presence. Discover first-hand the serenity and success that comes from thinking less. Tracklisting: The Silent Solution; The Peace with Mind Miracle; Quick Start: Get Mind Calm Now; How to do a Mind Calm Sitting; Complete Guided Mind Calm Sitting; Quick Intro: Focused Mind Calm Sittings; Connection Mind Calm Sitting; Power Mind Calm Sitting; Joy Mind Calm Sitting; Peace Mind Calm Sitting; Love Mind Calm Sitting; Truth Mind Calm Sitting; Clarity Mind Calm Sitting; Wisdom Mind Calm Sitting; Oneness Mind Calm Sitting; and Presence Mind Calm Sitting.
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Having inspired people for over a decade, Eckhart Tolle's The Power of Now is an essential book for anyone who wants to find spiritual enlightenment.
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Tolle asks you to leave your analytical mind behind and surrender to the present moment where problems don't exist. It's here where Toll believes you can find joy and embrace your true self.
Transcendental Meditation (TM) is a simple, natural method of allowing the mind to go beyond thoughts and gain access to the silent inner field of creativity, energy, peace and happiness that is our own essential nature, our Self. Widely known and prescribed by physicians for its powerful stress-reducing effects, TM is much more than that. Maharishi Mahesh Yogi (1918-2008), who brought TM to the West, said that TM offers any individual not only a gateway to the highest spiritual unfoldment (Enlightenment), but also 'sound physical and mental health, greater ability in action, a greater capacity to think clearly, increased efficiency in work and more loving and rewarding relationships with others'. Five million TM practitioners around the world and more than 360 published, peer-reviewed scientific studies have consistently corroborated these lofty claims. Described as 'a great book, by far the most comprehensive on the TM Program' when it was a bestseller in its original version, Jack Forem's study of TM became a much-loved classic. This updated edition contains all the features of the original plus much more. Clear, easy-to-read diagrams explain scientific research showing TM's beneficial effect on the brain and a broad spectrum of contemporary concerns, from health, self-actualization and development of intelligence to post-traumatic stress (PTSD), attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), and much more. In these pages, Oprah Winfrey tells how she has offered TM to everyone on her staff. Dr Mehmet Oz explains the benefits of TM for heart health. School principals describe the dramatically positive effect on their students when TM is introduced in the classroom. Interviews with celebrities as well as men and women of every age, background and religion provide a lively testimonial to the efficacy of TM in making anyone's life happier, healthier, and more creative.
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With the perfect shape, Mandalas allow us to refocus. A Mandala is a drawing organized around its center. It is a universal form that is often found in nature in things like flowers, spider webs, the solar system, or a human cell. Because of its shape and the way it is designed, Mandalas allow your eye to rest in the center while taking in the beauty of the whole object. They help achieve brain balance by calling for the use of both brain hemispheres. Before you know if you'll be thinking of nothing else but what color to use next. Complete with 200 Mandalas in a variety of themes, you will soon be finding relaxation and clarity.
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A book and CD package, Mindfulness presents a set of simple yet powerful practices that can be incorporated into daily life to help break the cycle of unhappiness, stress, anxiety and mental exhaustion - from Oxford University psychologist Professor Mark Williams and the 2014 BMA Medical Book Award-winning Dr Danny Penman.
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Based on Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT), the book walks readers through a straightforward form of mindfulness meditation: a method clinically proven to be as effective as drugs for treating depression. And in the book, the methods are honed for those who are struggling to keep up with the constant demands of the frantic world we live in.
Focusing on promoting joy and peace rather than simply banishing unhappiness, Mindfulness is precisely focused to help ordinary people to be happier and more confident while reducing anxiety, stress and irritability - and reveals the secrets of lifelong happiness.
With a distinct visual format, Namaslay guides readers step by step through more than 100 yoga poses. The poses are broken down by experience level into a series of progressions and include modifications for those who can't quite achieve the full expression of a pose just yet. Full-colour photos and tips on overcoming common mistakes help people get the most out of every pose. The book also features three 30-day yoga programs that focus on: de-stress, core strengthening and back pain. Written with heart and humour, Namaslay is for anyone and everyone.
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In this lavishly illustrated memoir, including more than 80 full-color reproductions of her intricate watercolor paintings and the stories behind them, Francene Hart recounts the evolution of her art from formative influences to her masterful integrations of Nature, Spirit, and Sacred Geometry. Opening with her early work on mandalas and her explorations of the work of Joseph Campbell and C. G. Jung, Hart explains how her first works of art were in response to the solitary life she led in the forest, where she discovered the hidden order of Nature. She reveals how she learned to center her artistic explorations on the intelligence of the heart rather than the intellect, utilizing the wisdom and imagery of Sacred Geometry, reverence for the natural environment, and the interconnectedness between all things as her inspirations. She describes the shamanic lessons that accompanied her discoveries and shaped her understanding of sacred relationships with the self, others, and Mother Earth. She explores how to tap into the energies provided by spirit guides and power animals, like Jaguar, Raven, Octopus, and Dolphin, and explains her profound affinity for the ocean, including her discovery of water consciousness in Hawaii. Offering chronicles of her inspiring travels and transformational encounters around the world, Hart shares her experiences at sacred sites in the Amazon, Central America, Egypt, England, Scotland, Paris, Cambodia, and the Himalayas and how these places influenced her art.
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Follow the step-by-step techniques to manifest a new way of being and step out of the chaos of the third dimension into the higher consciousness of the fifth Connect with the Teachers of Light directly as you absorb the energetics embedded in every page of this book. Access free supplemental meditations, lectures, videos and animations from the actual Mastering Alchemy course, guided by the Teachers of Light. A free, private online classroom is available only to readers of this book. This unique, interactive book offers a self-contained programme to access a totally new way of life. It is a A Course in Miracles for the 21st century, reaching far beyond that earlier initiative by incorporating the profound Shift in human consciousness that has been occurring over the last few decades. A Course in Mastering Alchemy has been specifically orchestrated by the Teachers of Light to expand your understanding, your consciousness and your ability to use the new energy tools and manifestation techniques they offer. What can Alchemy do for you? Alchemy is the ability to alter the frequencies of our thoughts to change how you perceive and interact with the world. Begin to experience a new higher level of conscious awareness. To master alchemy, new energy tools of unparalleled capacity have now become available. These are provided here for the first time in book form by the Teachers of Light. The guidance of these Ascended Beings has been given to Jim Self and Roxane Burnett and are presented in the hugely popular online Mastering Alchemy course. This book will provide you with all the information, exercises and practical experiences you need to: * Become conscious of the rules and limitations of your present reality. * Recognize that much of who you believe you are actually has very little to do with who you really are. * Step out of the unnecessary concept of "suffering" into a state of complete wellbeing. * Recreate yourself so you are no longer at the mercy of conditioned thoughts and emotionally charged reactions * Begin to access your highest consciousness. * Create a new, strong and capable platform for experiencing the world. Join with Jim and Roxane and walk the pathway into your personal ascension.
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World-renowned restorative yoga teacher Jillian Pransky came to the practice of yoga to heal herself. But before that, she avoided her feelings by burying them under a relentless "work hard, play hard" schedule. It wasn't until a devastating personal loss took her through the dark halls of anxiety and into her own health crisis that she was forced to stop racing around. Since then, Pransky has been devoted to studying and teaching mindfulness practices, deep relaxation, and compassionate listening.In Deep Listening, Pransky presents her signature Calm Body, Clear Mind, Open Heart program--a 10-step journey of self-exploration that she's taught around the world. It centers on the science of Deep Listening, which allows us to pause and truly hear--often for the first time--what both our bodies and our minds are telling us. It kickstarts our relaxation response, calming muscular tension and setting the whole body up for deep healing, growth, and repair. It's a new frontier in integrative wellness--the new mindfulness. With her self-guided home retreat, Pransky won't ask you to "be your best self," or "do more!" She'll ask you to "be here" and "do less." She'll ask you to pause and tune into yourself and will guide you, step-by-step, into a state of relaxation and openness. Her technique, which integrates tools like breath work, guided meditation, movement, and journaling, in addition to specialized yoga sequences, will help you see yourself as you really are. Once you immerse yourself in the practice of Deep Listening, the inner workings of your mind and body will become crystal clear.
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Hilaria Baldwin knows what it means to be pulled in too many directions. A mother, businesswoman, yoga instructor, and wife of actor Alec Baldwin, she has to work hard to remain centered. Through her life journey, struggles, and personal growth, Baldwin has developed a method that engages five key principles to bring the wisdom, calm, and power of the yoga mat into everyday life. The Living Clearly Method is a comprehensive, accessible guide to practicing these principles in a way that will improve how readers feel, enabling them to eat more healthfully and motivating them to get off the couch to exercise in fun, unique ways. This book demonstrates why communication between mind and body is essential to support the healthiest and most engaged lifestyle possible. Regardless of fitness level, diet, or scheduling demands, readers will find The Living Clearly Method packed with practical wisdom, delicious recipes, and workouts that will enhance and beautify any life.
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Find flow and reach peak performance-in sports and in life. Based on the groundbreaking Still Quiet Place mindfulness program, this workbook provides practical, step-by-step exercises and skills to help you gain present-moment awareness and achieve your fitness goals. Are you looking for unique ways to "get into the game"? To enhance your training and find focus? You aren't alone. Increasingly, athletes and coaches-from amateur leagues to professional football champs to Olympic athlete -are incorporating mindfulness-based practices into their training. That's because mindfulness can help you lower your stress levels, connect with the moment, and mentally bounce back after setbacks. So whether you're a sports enthusiast or a professional athlete, mindfulness can also help you deal with physical aspects of training, such as fatigue, aches, pains, injury, burnout, and exhaustion. Written by holistic physician, mindfulness coach, and long-time athlete Amy Saltzman, this practical workbook offers mindfulness-based skills you can use any time during a game, as well as in life. You'll discover what the author fondly refers to as the "still quiet place," and from the vantage point of that stillness, you'll be able to observe your thoughts, feelings, and physical sensations-both before practice and competition, during a timeout or half time, after a miss or significant loss, or even in casual game settings. You'll also find skills for dealing effectively with teammates and coaches, as well as skills for coaching mindfully. A parents guide is also included.No matter what sport you play, 90 percent of performance is mental. With this workbook as your guide, you can use mindfulness to enhance your training, competitive performance, and even your life beyond athletics.
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Hypnotherapist and experienced doula Sophie Fletcher shares with you the secrets to having a safe, natural and positive birth. Using a powerful combination of mindfulness, hypnosis and relaxation techniques, Sophie will ensure you feel genuinely excited and completely prepared for birth. With stories from women who have successfully used the tools in this book, as well as exclusive hypnosis and relaxation tracks, discover how to: use your mind and body together to stay focused and in control; draw on visualisation and breathing techniques to help birth progress; feel positive and empowered, before, during and after you give birth. Reassuring, practical and based entirely on what works, Mindful Hypnobirthing is your essential guide to giving birth the way you want to.
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The Mind Illuminated is a comprehensive, accessible and - above all - effective book on meditation, providing a nuts-and-bolts stage-based system that helps all levels of meditators establish and deepen their practice. Providing step-by-step guidance for every stage of the meditation path, this uniquely comprehensive guide for a Western audience combines the wisdom from the teachings of the Buddha with the latest research in cognitive psychology and neuroscience. Clear and friendly, this in-depth practice manual builds on the nine-stage model of meditation originally articulated by the ancient Indian sage Asanga, crystallizing the entire meditative journey into 10 clearly-defined stages. The book also introduces a new and fascinating model of how the mind works, and uses illustrations and charts to help the reader work through each stage. This manual is an essential read for the beginner to the seasoned veteran of meditation.
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Experiencing emotions is part of being human. But when emotions become too intense, it's easy to feel overwhelmed. As a result, many of us try to suppress strong emotions such as fear, anger, and resentment-which can end up causing a host of health problems, from a weakened immune system to heart disease. On the flipside, overreacting in the heat of the moment can be detrimental to relationships. Mindfulness-Based Emotional Balance offers a unique program using mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) to help you approach your emotions without judgment, understand the source of your emotions, and foster forgiveness and kindness toward both yourself and others. Instead of trying to bury emotions or lashing out and hurting relationships, you'll learn how to achieve true, lasting emotional balance using this powerful, evidence-based therapy. If you're tired of being caught in a cycle of emotional upheaval that is taking its toll on your health, your relationships, and your quality of life, this workbook will guide the way to emotional balance.
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Take an inward journey for a happier, healthier life Meditation has been used for centuries to reduce stress, increase energy, and enhance overall health and well-being so it's no wonder more and more people in today's fast-paced and stress-centric world are adopting this age-old practice. If you want to achieve a greater state of calmness, physical relaxation, and psychological balance, Meditation For Dummies is your life raft. Covering the latest research on the health benefits of meditation, this new edition explains in plain English how you can put meditation into practice today and start reaping the benefits of living a more mindful life. Whether you're new to meditation or a seasoned practitioner coming back for a refresher course, this plain-English guide provides a wealth of tips and techniques for sitting (or lying) down with your mind to meditate successfully. From preparing your body for meditation to focusing your awareness and being open to the present moment, it covers everything you need to put distractions to rest and open yourself up to a meditation practice that works for you. * Provides the latest research on the causes of happiness and how meditation can improve your mood * Includes a new chapter on the growing trend of meditation in the workplace * Explains how meditation and other mindfulness practices have made their way into hospitals, schools, prison, and military groups * Illustrates the benefits of taking time to consciously cultivate mindfulness through meditation If you're ready to find some zen and benefit from all meditation has to offer, this friendly guide sets you up for success.
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