Do u want you want to let go of the stress and just be?Are you looking for a book that can help you regain mindfullness?You are at the right place
First off mindfulness is one of the easiest way to let go of you stress and lead a happy life.
I will take you through what it is, what it talks about,its cost and lastly my thoughts about this book.
I will try all my best to give you every single detail about this book and if by any chance i do not tackle one of the things you really wanted,you can as well ask in the comments area and i will be happy to help you out .
Lets then,get started on this book’s review:
Name : The Little Book of Mindfulness
Author: Patrizia Collard
Best Place to Buy: www.amazon.com
Genre : Self Help Book
Publisher : Gaia
Publication Date : May 27, 2014
Book length: 96
What It Is
This is a book that teaches on mindfulness and its importance in our lives.
The Little Book of Mindfulness is a beautifully colour-illustrated book of 40 easy ways to be mindful every day.
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.
Patrizia Collard, PhD is a mindfulness teacher, psychotherapist, stress management consultant and lecturer in psychotherapy at the University of East London’s School of Psychology.
Her books include
Journey into Mindfulness , Mindfulness-based Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Dummies and Awakening the Compassionate Mind (2014).
Dr Collard’s wide range of approaches and methodologies includes mindfulness-based cognitive behavioural therapy, rational emotive behaviour therapy, core energy management, existential therapy, drama therapy, yoga and meditation, relaxation, and self-hypnosis.
Contents of The Book
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
What The Book Talks About
The book simply talks about mindfulness ,how important it is to us,how to achieve it and everything thing else under that topic.
Lets now look at :
Things Mindfulness Will Teach You About Life
1. We’re all interconnected
Once you begin practicing mindfulness you’ll begin to see the natural rhythm of life and how we all depend on so many different things just to come to be as we are in the present and to continue on living each day.
This single realization can change the way you live your entire life. From the way you treat others, to what you devote your time to, to the products you consume, and the causes you support.
2.Our world is crazy (your existence, as it is, is highly unlikely)
What this means is, have you ever thought about the amount of work the world at large had to put in to deliver all the products that exist in your home to you as they are?
From your soap to your shampoo, razor, shoes, clothes, coffee or tea, each item on your breakfast plate, your stove, refrigerator, computer, and everything in between, your mindfulness practice will get you to begin seeing things much differently than you once did.
3. We all have creativity within us
Once you’ve been practicing mindfulness for some time, you may notice a spontaneous source of creativity trying to leap out from you which is beyond your comprehension.
4. Change your perspective = change your life
Becoming more aware of yourself- what you do each day, what you think, and what you feel- and everything occurring around you in the present moment changes literally everything about your life in the most profound ways.
6. The present moment is a renewable source of joy
We can find some measure of happiness in memories- recollecting about positive experiences- and therefore feeling better about our lives, but this form of happiness isn’t possible for everyone and as we go about our lives past experiences take on new meaning, so this doesn’t necessarily last forever.
7.Self-awareness is our greatest gift
Self-awareness is the very thing which makes us humans so special. And while it’s also the very thing which causes us pain and suffering, it’s also the very thing which allows us to awaken fully to the truth and beauty of life itself.
When you begin to see just how many different and significant ways that mindfulness can transform your life, you’ll realize that awareness is our greatest gift. And this gift should be nurtured and developed on a daily basis.
Mindfulness will teach you that a keen and non-judgmental self-awareness is the key to thriving in life.
8.You have to let some things develop on their own
Any and all of the pain we experience is due to our resistance to the present moment experience, and part of that comes from the friction we cause ourselves when we try to force things to happen when they’re not ready.
Some things just take time to develop. Or, perhaps more accurately, some things just happen on their own clock. They don’t necessarily need a lot of time, but rather that they’ll develop at their own speed and you can do little to hurry the process along.
This is something you’ll learn very early on in your mindfulness practice, as mindfulness works in exactly the same way. You can’t race or rush in any way to develop your mindfulness faster than someone else.
You can dedicate yourself, and that will make a huge difference, but there’s no shortcuts, and it ultimately develops on its own once you’ve dedicated yourself.
And through your practice you can begin to notice how the rest of life works in the same way. Some things you just can’t rush. The natural flow of things will occur on its own, and any pushing or pulling you do will just cause friction and result in pain for you.
Mindfulness will teach you that you just need to let some things develop on their own.
9. All that exists is the present moment
Literally everything, even your thoughts of the past and the future, exists in the present moment.
Everything we ever experience is nothing other than the totality of the present moment. The sooner you fully realize this the sooner you’ll discover peace and happiness.
We get so wrapped up thinking about this or that and we end up losing track of ourselves altogether. But this takes us away from our one and only home, the present moment, and we end up fooling ourselves into thinking that something exists outside of this moment. But nothing does.
Mindfulness will show you that all that exists is the present moment , nothing else. Everything is right here, right now, waiting for you to wake up and join the party.
This book will cost you this much according to amazon.
Buy New – $ 7.07
You can purchase this book from other platforms.
This is generally a good book to teach you about mindfulness.
This book is wonderful for anyone who’s looking for a way to de-stress or unwind from daily tensions for a couple of minutes. Each exercise takes from 5 to 10 minutes each, and you can practice them as many times as you want.
Also its very short therefore takes a really short time to read and is not boring.
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